Expected dividend yield

Definition:

Total amount of dividends received during the life of a futures contract or total dividends received for holding a particular stock one year. See: Current yield.

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Return on sales

A measurement of operational efficiency equalingnet pre-tax profits divided by net sales expressed as a percentage.

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