Dividend Stock Investing
The Importance of Dividends
|For the S&P 500
from 1980 to 2012,
growth, and the
provided a greater
portion of total
return (61%) than
just 39% of total
can provide a
source of return
|Past performance of dividend stocks is not indicative of future results.
|Timberline Investment Management, LLC.
|Investing with Integrity
|ABOUT DIVIDEND & GROWTH
|DIVIDEND STOCK INVESTING
ORIGINAL INVESTMENT CURRENT INVESTMENT Yield on 10-year
12/31/02 12/31/12 Original Growth of
Price DPS* Yield Price DPS* Yield Investment DPS*
Heinz 32.87 1.08 3.29% 57.68 2.06 3.57% 6.27% 91%
Kimberly Clark 46.67 1.18 2.53% 84.43 2.96 3.51% 6.34% 251%
*Dividend Per Share
Dividend growth can be a very powerful source of compounding return and income over time as companies, at
their discretion, raise their dividend. Please observe the Yield on Original Investment and 10-year DPS* Growth.
The examples provided may or may not be utilized in the Timberline Dividend & Growth strategy and are only provided to illustrate the potential
impact of dividend growth over time. Not all companies raise their dividend and dividends can be cut or eliminated at any time. Information
source: company websites.
in the S&P 500:
1980 - 2012