27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094




27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

Dividend yield

On October 23, Wilkerson Company had a market price of $40 per share of common stock. For the previous year, Wilkerson paid an annual dividend of $1.20. Compute the dividend yield for Wilkerson Company.

To determine

Determine the dividend yield for Corporation W


Dividend yield: This is the ratio which measures the amount of dividends paid relative to the market price.

Formula for dividend yield:

Dividend yield = Dividend price per share of common stockMarket price per share of common stock

Determine the dividend yield for Corporation W, if annual dividend of common stock was $1.20 per share and market price per share of common stock was $40

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