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Subject:  Re: Groupon Inc Date:  8/21/2012  11:25 PM
Author:  jdc115 Number:  3570 of 4164

I am open that I might be wrong, but I thought the general opinion is that the Cost basis yield is a more accurate measurement of your investment.

Certainly current yield is far easier to determine. In practice, I don't track my cost basis yield as it really would take too much time. But in my mind, if I have a dividend stock drop but the payout remain the same, I am not thinking about the great yield I am now getting unless I were to invest additional funds at the lower price.
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