Defining Yield on Cost (The YOC!)

This post will be an investing lesson regarding a certain investing topic that dividend investors will occasionally use when they discuss performance and metrics.  It is similar to your yield and is a huge proponent for how long you hold onto an investment, the activities that happen within that investment, as well as the pros and cons of measuring such a metric.  The topic that I’d like to discuss today is the Yield on Cost or, as I like to call it – The YOC!  And no… this is not the same thing as in the NFL or YAC (Yards after catch), close though!  Let’s talk about The YOC! Continue reading