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**current yield**— The ratio of the coupon to the current market price of the debt instrument. Chicago Board of Trade glossary (1) For bonds, a measure of the simple interest annual yield for investments with coupon rates and with maturities of one year or more. To … Financial and business terms**yield**— 1) The income from an investment expressed in various ways. The nominal yield of a fixed interest security is the interest it pays, expressed as a percentage of its par value. For example, a £100 stock quoted as paying 8% interest will yield £8… … Accounting dictionary**yield**— The income from an investment expressed in various ways. The nominal yield of a fixed interest security is the interest it pays, expressed as a percentage of its par value For example, a £100 stock quoted as paying 8% interest will yield £8 per… … Big dictionary of business and management**yield**— 1 / yēld/ vt: to produce as return from an expenditure or investment: furnish as profit or interest an account that yield s 6 percent vi 1: to give place or precedence (as to one having a superior right or claim) 2: to relinquish the floor of a… … Law dictionary**Current Yield**— Annual income (interest or dividends) divided by the current price of the security. This measure looks at the current price of a bond instead of its face value and represents the return an investor would expect if he or she purchased the bond and … Investment dictionary**yield**— A measure of the annual return on an investment. Chicago Board of Trade glossary 1) The production of a piece of land; e.g., his land yielded 100 bushels per acre. 2) The return provided by an investment; for example, if the return on an… … Financial and business terms**Current yield**— The current yield, interest yield, income yield, flat yield or running yield is a financial term used in reference to bonds and other fixed interest securities such as gilts. It is the ratio of the annual interest payment and the bond s current… … Wikipedia**Yield to maturity**— The Yield to maturity (YTM) or redemption yield is the yield promised to the bondholder on the assumption that the bond or other fixed interest security such as gilts will be held to maturity, that all coupon and principal payments will be made… … Wikipedia**yield**— To give up, relinquish, or surrender. Current return from an investment or expenditure as a percentage of price of investment or expenditure. The stock dividends or bond interest paid expressed as a percentage of the current price. As to bonds or … Black's law dictionary**Yield**— The income return on an investment. This refers to the interest or dividends received from a security and is usually expressed annually as a percentage based on the investment s cost, its current market value or its face value. This seemingly… … Investment dictionary