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Your dividend yield is the dividend divided by the stock price that you bought it at. Can they change the dividend. Yes? Will they? Not likely since they stated that they have the cash to continue their dividend. They have $8.83 billion in cash on their books. https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/XOM/key-statistics?p=XOM
The price we got in at is an over 8% dividend yield. Those that get into its price today, are in the 6’s.
3.48 is its expected dividend per share. Your yield is based off of the price you bought it at. We bought it around $41.90.