yield basis

Yield Basis

A method of quoting a bond price in which one quotes the yield instead of the dollar amount. The yield basis is usually more useful to investors because a bond's yield determines its value.

yield basis

A method of quoting a bond's price in terms of its yield rather than in terms of its dollar value. Because bonds are bought and sold on the basis of yield, yield is generally a more informative measure of value than a bond's dollar price is. Treasury securities are usually auctioned on a yield basis.
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It is a good opportunity on a price-per-unit, cap rate and yield basis.
In our opinion, Equity Inns offers compelling value among recently marketed and comparable select-service portfolios from the standpoint of both price per key, as well as on a yield basis.
The investment by Castlepines in DCB will be for a period of 12 years and will draw a commercially competitive coupon rate (based on preferred equity return / yield basis by Castlepines).
That's about half the cost per acre on a yield basis," Notaro said.
We are committed to fishing" on a Maximum Sustainable Yield basis -- a regime meant to ensure an adequate breeding stock remains in place -- and "everyone agrees that that is the objective," he said.
Whether on a price-to-earnings, enterprise value-to-sales or free cash flow yield basis, valuations remain attractive.
also looks attractive on a yield basis with many European companies
Our forecasts suggest that the UK commercial property sector will stabilise in 2009 and start to offer some very attractive prospective returns of a high yield basis," he says, adding that capital values will start to stabilise after this with rental values stabilising last.
Measure performance (outcome) on a total return basis and income on a yield basis
Bonds are traded on a yield basis with a final price for each deal set after the Ministry of Finance announces the coupon for the bond on the day of the auction.
According to Gibson, "Since hypericins are typically used as the measure of extract potency and since market pricing for this herbal product has switched from a yield basis to a price based on specific product ingredients, producers may receive $2,000 to $3,000 more per acre if their crops have higher hypericin levels.
Purchasing just on a yield basis is like buying a sports car and not knowing if it has brakes.