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Account view to display actual dividend yield column


BernieMadoff
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I'd take the yearly dividend rate from historical data, or the payment x frequency depending on what is available.

 

Example:

IBM paid $1.10 per quarter = $4.40 yearly, if I bought my shares for $100 then my actual yield is 4.40%

 

I'm not sure how you could deal with dividend updates.

I'm not sure if and when the new payment rate is available in the data?

 

Example:

IBM recently raised they quarterly dividend to $1.30 = $5.20 yearly, my same shares are now yielding 5.20%

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