Income matters, not yield

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There’s a difference between dividend yield and dividend income. Yield is just a formula. And it doesn’t tell you much.

Senior portfolio managers Scott Davis, Pete Santoro and Mike Barclay explain why it’s important for equity income investors to focus on total return — not yield. Yield is just a formula, and it doesn’t reveal much about the health of a company or the income a shareholder actually receives.

 

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