Dividend yield - $ .026 Market price per common share $...

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Dividend yield.  Another indicator of how a corporation performed is the  dividend yield . It measures  the return in cash dividends earned by an investor on one share of the company's stock. It is  calculated by dividing dividends paid per share by the market price of one common share at the end  of the period.  20X1 20X0 Cash dividends per share $ .038
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Unformatted text preview: $ .026 Market price per common share $ 6.25 $ 5.75 Dividend yield 0.6% 0.5% A low dividend yield could be a sign of a high growth company that pays little or no dividends and reinvests earnings in the business or it could be the sign of a downturn in the business. It should be investigated so the investor knows the reason it is low....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course ACCT 2310 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at Texas State.

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