Glossary

Term Definition
Capital growth Occurs when the current value of an investment is greater than the initial amount invested.
Dividend Dividends represent a share in the profits of the company and are paid out to a company’s shareholders at set times of the year.
Yield This refers to either the interest received from a fixed income security or to the dividends received from a share. It is usually expressed as a percentage based on the investment's costs, its current market value or its face value. Dividends represent a share in the profits of the company and are paid out to a company’s shareholders at set times of the year.