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Current return from an investment or expenditure as a percentage of the price of investment or expenditure.

The term yield is the proportionate rate that income from an investment bears to the total cost of the investment. For example, a ten dollar profit on a one hundred dollar investment represents a 10 percent yield. Thus, a yield for stock dividends or bond interest paid will be expressed as a percentage of the current price. A yield can also refer to the bond coupon or stock dividend rate divided by the purchase price.

There are several specific types of yields. On bonds, a current yield is the annual interest paid divided by the current market price of the bond. As interest rates fall, the market price of the bond rises; as they rise, bond prices fall. The current yield reflects the actual rate of return on a bond. For example, a 9.5 percent bond with a face value of $1,000 yields $95 per year. If this bond is purchased in the secondary bond market for $1,100, the interest will still be $95 a year, but the current yield will be reduced to 8.6 percent because the new owner paid more for the bond.

A nominal yield is the annual income received from a fixed-income security divided by the face value of the security. It is stated as a percentage figure. For example, if a security with a face value of $5,000 generated $500 in income, the nominal yield would be 10 percent.

On bonds, a yield to maturity is a complex calculation that reflects the overall rate of return an investor would receive from a bond if the bond is held to maturity and the interest payments are reinvested at the same rate. It takes into account the purchase price, the coupon yield, the time to maturity, and the time between interest payments.

A net yield is the rate of return on an investment after deducting all costs, losses, and charges for investment. A dividend yield is the current annual dividend divided by the market price per share of stock. A yield spread refers to differences in yields between various issues of Securities.


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Factors affecting beef carcass cutability: an evaluation of the USDA yield grades for beef.
In spite of the accepted results found in the USDA yield grade standard, as stated earlier, fish meal has not proven an effective source to improve growth performance or carcass characteristics.
With grid pricing, the base price is typically determined based on a Choice Yield Grade 3 (Choice Y3) carcass with other quality and yield grades priced at premiums and discounts to this base price.
For example, the marbling rankings of the top five bulls overall range from 1 to 334, and their rankings for yield grade range from 1 to 50.
The quantity traits, which included carcass measurements (fat thickness, muscle area and carcass weight), yield index, yield grade, and CP, are presented in the first half of Table 4.
In conclusion of carcass characteristics, using WDG in fermented TMR up to 28% has an effect of enhancing carcass yield grade and carcass quality grade of Hanwoo steers above the control.
Meat quality traits of Longissimus dorsi muscle from carcasses of Hanwoo steers at different yield grades.
Monthly carcass characteristics, quality grade frequency, and yield grade frequency for 8 years (2006 through 2013) in Korean cattle steers Item Month 1 2 3 Marbling score (1) 5.
The higher levels of serum creatinine and BUN in the present study reflect the increased muscle mass in steers treated with silymarin, which is supported by the results of loin-eye area, dressing percentage and yield grade (Table 4).
Thus, yield grade (YDG) was classified as A, B and C category from QGI [greater than or equal to] 67.
The major components that determine the carcass grades are backfat thickness, eye muscle area and cold carcass weight for yield grade and intramuscular fat percentage or marbling score for quality grade under the Korean Beef Grading Standards.