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Dividends are an investor’s best friend. According to Standard & Poor’s, over the past several decades, about 40 per cent of the total return of the S&P 500 can be attributed to the reinvestment of dividends.
Dividends are an investor’s best friend. According to Standard & Poor’s, over the past several decades, about 40 per cent of the total return of the S&P 500 can be attributed to the reinvestment of dividends.
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Constellation shareholders shouldn’t get used to their dividend

Dividends are usually viewed by management as sacrosanct. Except at Constellation Software Inc., where Mark Leonard, the company’s CEO, just told his shareholders the quarterly payout could disappear at any moment.

Constellation is an acquisition machine, so it might need the money for a purchase, Mr. Leonard said as the company announced earnings.