Forward Earnings Yield

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Definition

Forward Earnings Yield is the projected earnings yield for the current fiscal year. These are just predictions, however, so real data may differ significantly from estimates.

If a company has a forward earnings yield of 15%, it is estimated that the company will produce $0.15 in earnings for each dollar used to purchase the stock.

Formula

Forward Earnings Yield = Estimated Earnings Per Share for Fiscal Year / Current Stock Price * 100

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