gross yield

gross yield
The gross yield on an investment is the annual gross dividend or income received expressed as a percentage. The gross yield is used in preference to the net yield, because investors can make a direct comparison with ( gross) interest yields from other loan stocks and gilts. Financial Services Glossary

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gross yield UK US noun [C or U] FINANCE
the amount of money that an investment makes before costs are subtracted, usually shown as a percentage: »

The gross yield on the fixed-rate bond maturing the following year dipped to 2.01%.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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