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current yield

noun
1.
the ratio of the annual interest or dividend to the actual market price of a bond or stock.
Also called current return.
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Examples for current yield
  • The investment seeks to provide investors with a high current yield exempt from federal income taxes.
  • current yield may be lower or higher than the yield quoted.
  • The current yield grade standards were designed for fed steers and heifers.
  • The fund also seeks to maximize the current yield while closely tracking intermediate term interest rates.
  • It combines current yield plus changes in current market value.

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