yield·​er ˈyēl-dər How to pronounce yielder (audio)
: one that yields: such as
: a person who surrenders, concedes, or gives in
: something that yields produce or products

Examples of yielder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This 7% yielder, called the Cohen & Steers Quality Income Realty Fund (RQI), holds 159 REITs that own various types of real estate, with cell-tower landlord American Tower (AMT) and self-storage firm Public Storage PSA 0.0% (PSA) being its top holdings during pandemic times. Michael Foster, Forbes, 3 Apr. 2021 This deal can’t last—with yields so low on everything from government bonds to large cap stocks, investors will inevitably seek out this hidden high yielder. Michael Foster, Forbes, 2 Nov. 2021 The same can’t be said for AWP, a 7.4% yielder with a real estate focus as part of its global strategy. Michael Foster, Forbes, 2 Nov. 2021 These funds—part of a unique asset class called closed-end funds (CEFs)— pay 7.6% between them, and the biggest yielder of the bunch throws off a huge 8.7% payout! Brett Owens, Forbes, 8 Sep. 2021 Goldman’s group of high buyback yielders is up 15 percent, through April 4, or about 2 percent less than the S&P 500 overall. Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2019 The bond needs to sell for about 306 percent of face to be a negative-yielder. Allan Sloan, Washington Post, 23 Aug. 2019 At the same time, an alternative approach known as dividend growth — which focuses not on high yielders, but on modest payers that are likely to increase their dividends consistently over time — is also running into problems. Paul J. Lim, New York Times, 14 Oct. 2016

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Word History

First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of yielder was in 1590

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“Yielder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yielder. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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