Dividend Underlying Growth Pushes Payouts To All-Time High

Dividends are the investor’s best friend. While companies such as Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and Google eschew dividends in favor of reinvesting capital, there’s no denying that for the rest of the market, d ividend distributions are essential for returns. Indeed, in 2015 Hartford Funds published a white paper on the power of dividends, which found that…