The amount of income earned from a fixed-income security divided by the security's par value, expressed as a percentage.

The income, expressed as a percentage, earned from a fixed-income security divided by the security's par value.

The income received from a fixed income security in one year divided by its par value. See also: Coupon rate.

The stated interest rate that a bond pays to the holder. Also known as the coupon.

An investment's yield or return, before making any deductions for management, consulting or broker fees. This is also before taking into account the effect of inflation and risk exposure. Higher risks should return higher yields, because of increased potential for loss. Inflation also reduces the net return of a fixed-income investment.

The rate listed on the face of a bond; the coupon rate.

Nominal yield is calculated as the annual dollar amount of income received from a fixed interest security divided by the issue's par value (usually $1000). This yield is also called the coupon rate. annual interest payment= par value

A bond's coupon interest divided by the bond's value at maturity.

The return rate of an investment without taking inflation into consideration. For example, a bond that pays a $100 per year and has is currently priced at $1,000 has a nominal yield of 10%.

The state rate of interest that a bond pays the holder, based on par value. It is also known as the coupon, coupon rate, and interest rate.

The interest rate stated on the face of the bond.

Also known as coupon yield, the nominal yield is the annual interest rate payable on a bond and is specified in the indenture and printed on the face of the bond.

The yield to investors before adjustments for fees, inflation or risk

Interest rate on a debt security that the issuer promises to pay the holder until maturity. The rate is expressed as an annual percentage of face value. For example, a bond with a 9% coupon will pay $9 per $100 of the face amount per year. The annual payment is usually divided into semiannual installments.

Annual dollar amount of income received from a fixed-income security divided by the par value of the security and stated as a percentage. A security's nominal yield is equal to its coupon rate.