Answered By: Lippincott Library
Last Updated: Dec 04, 2019     Views: 710

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.