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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2017     Views: 111

Search Datastream, available in Lippincott Library.

Use Datastream Excel
Choose Datastream-AFO
Choose Time Series Request
To get the dividend yield for the S&P 500 enter
the Datastream mnemonic: S&PCOMP
Enter the datatype DY for dividend yield
Enter the frequency
Enter the time period you want.

For the dividend yield for individual stocks, use the Datastream mnemonic
for that stock.
For example U:IBM