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# Percentage Return and Dividend Yield

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One year ago Mr. Seth invested \$10,400 in 200 shares of stock and just received a dividend of \$600. Today, he sold the 200 shares at \$54.25 per share.
a. What is Seth's percentage return?
b What is the stock's dividend yield?

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Initial share price = 10400/200 = \$52
Capital gain = (54.25 - 52)*200 ...

#### Solution Summary

This solution explains what a given person's percentage return is, and what the stock's dividend yield is.

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1. One year ago, Mr. Seth Cohen invested \$10,400 in 200 shares of First Industries, Inc., stock and just received a dividend of \$600. Today, he sold the 200 shares at \$54.25 per share.
1. What was his capital gain?
2. What was his total dollar return?
3. What was his percentage return?
4. What was the stock's dividend yield?

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