Dividend Investment Plan
A plan that allows shareholders to invest their cash dividends to buy additional shares.
Dividends paid out each year relative to the share price. Expressed as a percentage and measures how much cash flow an investor is getting for each invested dollar.
This is a TTM figure (see Trailing Twelve Months).
Dividend Yield (Forward)
An estimation of a year's dividend expressed as a percentage of current stock price. The year's projected dividend is measured by taking a stock's most recent actual dividend payment and annualizing it.