# What Is Dividend Yield? - Definition & Calculation

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### Which of the following would be a reason for a stock's dividend yield to increase (assuming all other variables remained constant)?

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### 2. Compute the dividend yield for a stock that pays a \$2.50 annual dividend and has a current share price of \$100.00.

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Test what you know about dividend yield with this worksheet and quiz. The questions will assess your understanding of things such as a stock's dividend yield increase and decrease.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the these tools to:

• Compute a dividend yield for a given stock that pays a \$2.50 annual dividend and a price of \$100
• Find a dividend for a given stock with a price of \$25 and a dividend yield of 5%
• Identify the portfolio yield for a scenario with a dividend income of \$4,500 and a portfolio value of \$125,000

## Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on dividend yield
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve dividend practice problems
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a portfolio yield and interpret it correctly