Glossary of terms
A yield is the earnings generated from an investment over a particular period, usually generated in the form of interest or dividend payments.
A yield is one of the ways in which an investment can earn a trader money and is expressed as a percentage based on the invested amount. Another way of making money is through the sale of the asset.
- Bond yield
- Dividend yield
- Stock yield Example of a Yield
Annual Income (such as dividend) Yield____________________________ Investment Value (such as market value)Key Takeaways