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Dividend Yield: How To Calculate And Use The Dividend Yield To Pick Stocks

If you want to generate a passive income from your share portfolio then the dividend yield is the most important financial ratio that you can use to identify dividend paying shares. In this article, I'll explain exactly what the dividend yield is, how to calculate a dividend yield and how [...]


Most investors (and especially short-term traders) are focused on share prices rising so that they can make a capital gain. In doing so they forget about dividends and the passive income that dividends generate. Unfortunately for them, it has been proven many times that it is the receipt of dividends [...]