Market Minute December 2022

For the three calendar years ending in 2021, the price appreciation of the S&P 500 Index was 90%. The total return with dividends was 100%. Only 10% of the return came from dividends. That belies history. According to Ibbotson Associates, a division of Morningstar, dividends have provided approximately 39% of the 10.46% average annual total return on the S&P 500 Index from 1926 through 2021.

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Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 @ 1:16 PM

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