Reinvested Dividends

Reinvested Dividends

Earnings that the shareholder has accepted as additional shares of stock rather than as cash. They are taxable in the year constructively received.
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Increased investor flows, capital appreciation and reinvested dividends will increase the asset value of a fund.
The index is reported daily as a total return index, which means that the value of reinvested dividends is included in the calculation.
Additionally, Adams Natural Resources' total return on net asset value, with reinvested dividends and capital gains was -3.
9 per cent (without the transitional arrangements), after factoring in the reinvested dividends under the most recent round of its dividend reinvestment plan.
4 per cent when reinvested dividends are taken into account.
6% increase including reinvested dividends as of February 22, 2013.
Just how important are reinvested dividends to wealth accumulation, as compared to capital gains (the increase in stock prices)?
If you had reinvested dividends to promote compounding and dollar cost averaging, the value would have increased to more than $9.
Before last week, the stock had gained 17% this year including reinvested dividends, compared with a 7% return in the Bloomberg Europe Pharmaceutical Index.
Reinvested dividends have made a significant contribution to total return over the past 80 years.
An investor using a total return index sees a more accurate indication of an index's actual investment return: price change plus reinvested dividends.