Yield refers to the earnings generated and realized on an investment over a particular period of time. It's expressed as a percentage based on the invested amount, current market value, or face value of the security. Yield includes the interest earned or dividends received from holding a particular security.

Introduction. ‘ yield ‘ keyword is used in an Iterator block to provide a value to the enumerator object or to signal the end of an iteration. The syntax of yield statement is as follows:

The calculation of the annual percentage yield is based on the following equation: APY = (1 + r/n )n – 1. where: r - the interest rate. n - the number of times the interest is compounded per year.

Definition of true yield. The yearly income that an investor receives from a security, calculated by dividing its nominal value by its market price and then multiplying by the dividend per cent. [1]