Dividend Yield

When I first started working in finance, I was overwhelmed by simple definitions.  It took a lot of time, patience, and self-education to become comfortable with general finance terms.  Even as I began to understand generalities, though, stock terms still intimidated me.  Stocks took even more of an effort on my part to become comfortable with terms and ideas, so I'm glad to have the chance to share the benefit with you!  Let’s continue our path toward stock term education by looking at “dividends” and “dividend yields”.