# Talk:SEC Yield

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## Bond fund yield calculation

30-day yield, Wikipedia

The formula for SEC 30-day yield is

Where:

- a = dividends and interest collected during the past 30 days
- b = accrued expenses of the past 30 days
- c = average daily number of outstanding shares that were entitled to distributions
- d = the maximum public offering price per share on the last day of the period

--Blbarnitz 22:40, 3 July 2020 (UTC)

Including the formula in this form might be useful, but it needs clarification. In particular, this formula from Wikipedia does not explain that the income for a bond is based on yield to maturity (or to call); if a bond rises in price, the value of a will be less than the coupon payment. I was hoping to find a more official SEC page giving the full SEC definitions.

--Grabiner 02:52, 4 July 2020 (UTC)

Here is a cached version of the formula with SEC guidance: Form of Amended and Restated Yield Calculation Services Agreement--Blbarnitz 04:21, 4 July 2020 (UTC)