Is a High or Low Dividend Yield Better?

Answer Dividend-paying stocks are like any investment. There is usually the good, the bad and the downright ugly. Higher yielding dividend stocks provide more income, but higher yield often comes with gre... Read More »

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Does high dividend yield predict lower dividend growth?

On One Hand: High yield generally indicates low growthYes, a high dividend yield generally indicates low dividend growth, according to John P. Hussman of Hussman Funds. A dividend yield compares th... Read More »

What are high yield dividend stocks?

A dividend is a payment from a company to shareholders, akin to a profit distribution. According to Investopedia, a dividend yield is a calculation showing how much is paid out as a function of the... Read More »

How to Compute a Dividend Yield?

By purchasing stock, an investor is purchasing an ownership stake in the company and has a claim on the company's assets and profits. Aside from improving the value of the company to increase the s... Read More »

What is a"relative dividend yield"?

A relative dividend yield is the total number of dividends accumulated over the course of one year, divided by the most recent price of the share, which is then compared against that of the S&P 500... Read More »