You don’t need a 40-year investment horizon to benefitfrom investing in dividend companies
% Increase in Total Period Return Due to Dividend Reinvestment
(Various Rolling Time Periods – Dec/69 to Dec/14)
(MSCI Canadian Index)
Most investors want to see results quickly and the thought of waiting 30 or 40 years to see the benefits of investing in dividend paying companies is unacceptable. However, as the graph above clearly indicates, investing in dividend paying companies and reinvesting those dividends can quickly result in meaningful outperformance.