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In equities, earnings yield refers to the return dividends earn on a share,...

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The earnings yield is achieved by dividing earnings per share by the share price and multiplying by 100 over 1. It shows the relationship of earnings per share to the current share price and is the inverse of price-earnings ratio.

An accounting ratio defined as net earnings per share multiplied by 100/80 and divided by the share price. The net earnings are multiplied by 100/80 to give an earnings yield which is calculated on the same basis as dividend yield. Broadly speaking, the lower the earnings yield, the higher the company’s share price and the more highly rated the company is.

Earnings per share for the most recent 12 months divided by current price per share. The reciprocal of the price/earnings ratio. see also yield.

The earnings of a company divided by the number of outstanding shares, divided by recent market price.

(of a company), the proportion of total profits available for distribution to the total market value of the ordinary shares; (of a security), the last dividend paid as a percentage of the current market price.

Company's eps divided by its current share price. The inverse of the P/E ratio.

A firm's current annual earnings per share divided by the share's market price. Reciprocal of the price-earnings ratio. Often viewed as a rough indicator of investment return. The inverse of the Price/Earnings ratio. It's the Total Twelve Months Earnings divided by number of outstanding shares, divided by the recent price, multiplied by 100. The end result is shown in percentage.

A stock's earnings per share divided by its price, expressed as a percentage. It shows what percentage return the company earns on the money invested in it right now, without consideration of past equity or assets. It is the inversion of a P/E.

Earnings per share divided by the market price per share.

It is the percentage earnings per share bears to the current share price.

The ratio of Earnings Per Share (EPS) after allowing for tax and interest payments on fixed interest debt to the current share price. Earnings Yield is calculated by dividing the total twelve months earnings by the number of outstanding shares and then dividing that number by the recent price. Lastly, multiply by one hundred, and show the ratio as a percentage.

The ratio of earnings to price (E/P). The reciprocal is price earnings ratio (P/E).

Earnings per ordinary share divided by the closing share price on the JSE Securities Exchange South Africa.

The earnings yield is the earning per share in pence divided by the share price multiplied by 100. It effectively expresses all the money available for distribution to shareholders as a percentage of the share price.

Earnings per share for the most recent 12 months divided by market price per share. Relates the generation of earnings to share price. It is the inverse of the price-earnings ratio.

The earnings per share divided by the price per share. The inverse of P/E ratio.

Yield found by dividing the earnings per share for the last 12 months by the market price per share

What the return from an investment in ordinary shares would be if all earnings were paid out as ordinary dividends. By the current market price of the share (expressed in cents) then multiplied by 100.

A company's earnings available for shareholders dividend by the current market value of the company's equity capital, or earnings per share dividend by the share price.

Earnings per share (after tax and interest) divided by current share price.

A ratio found by dividing a company's earnings per share by its current share price.

The ratio of Earnings Per Share after allowing for tax and interest payments on fixed interest debt, to the current share price. The inverse of the Price/Earnings ratio. It's the Total Twelve Months Earnings divided by number of outstanding shares, divided by the recent price, multiplied by 100. The end result is shown in percentage.

Headline earnings per share divided by the financial year-end closing prices on the JSE Securities Exchange South Africa converted to US cents using the closing financial year-end exchange rate.

Calculated by dividing the Earnings Per Share (EPS) by the company’s current share price and multiplying the result by 100.

The percentage found by dividing the earnings per share by the market price of a stock.

A company's per-share earnings expressed as a percentage of its stock price. This provides a yardstick for comparing stocks with bonds, as well as with other stocks.

the ratio of a companyâ€™s earnings per share divided by its current share price

Earnings yield is the quotient of earnings per share divided by the share price. It is the reciprocal of the price earnings ratioâ€”the E/P or the EPS.

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