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Dividend Amount.
A stock dividend
is the amount per share that a company decides to pay to its shareholders.  It is a fixed amount, changed (cut or raised), kept the same (renewed), or eliminated, as determined every quarter.

Dividend Yield.
A stock dividend YIELD
is a dynamic calculation based on the dividend amount divided by the current share price (which is constantly changing) of the company's stock.

Example:  The dividend is $2.00 per share, and the current share price is $20.  The yield is then 10% at that time.  If the share price drops, the yield goes up.  If the share price increases, the yield goes down.
 
   
         
     
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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