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What is Dividend Yield?

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Answered 2010-08-30 18:20:45

The dividend divided by the price per share - that % is your yield. If a dividend is $1 and the share price is $20, your yield is 5%

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How To Tell If Your Stock’s Dividend Yield Is Too Good To Be True?

Savvy investors will look towards all sorts of investments to achieve a return. When looking for additional income, some folks will look to the stocks of big established companies. Companies like Altria sport some of the best dividend yields around but you need to take caution when examining a stock’s dividend yield at face value. A stock’s dividend yield is calculated as its current dividend payout rate divided by its current stock price. In the case of big established companies, those stock prices tend not to have the wild swings of their small company counterparts so you start to get an idea of what type of return you can expect to see through dividends alone. But companies that are under some financial stress can sport misleading dividend yields. Take, for example, a company whose current price is $20 that pays out an annual dividend of $1. That’s a 5% dividend yield which is pretty respectable. But imagine that company has some bad news and the price drops in half to $10. That 5% dividend yield you saw before might look even more enticing now that it’s 10% ($1 divided by new $10 price). The problem lies in the fact that the stock price tends to move faster than the company itself. In the example above, imagine the company is starting to lose money on a new product and that’s why the stock price has dropped in half. A company that’s losing money may start to make cuts in order to save money and one popular way for a company to make cuts is to slash its dividend yield. That $1 dividend you saw before may drop to $0.10. Now suddenly your yield and your investment start to look like they’re in some pretty rough shape. When looking at dividend yields, it’s important to keep a basic rule in mind. If it looks too good to be true, it probably is. High dividend yields could mean that the company is experiencing some trouble (in other words, the stock price has already dropped and the dividend payout could be next). Always do your homework first and see if the stock is a good quality investment to begin with.

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