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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.