Insightful commentary on dividend investing. **JB**
Much has been written about the importance of dividends in investing, and dividends have historically been a significant contributor to total return. As the following chart shows, nearly 40% of the total return of the S&P 500 can be attributed to reinvested dividends and the power of compounding.
Dec. 1994 through Sep. 2015. Source: Bloomberg. Past performance does not guarantee future results.