MGE Energy's Total Return Closes Strong

Total return is the combination of stock price appreciation and reinvested dividends. Total return is a good metric to gauge an investment's performance.

Over the last five years, with the market's close at the end of 2016, MGE Energy's annualized total return outperformed comparable market indices:

  • MGE Energy: 19%
  • S&P 500: 15%
  • Russell 2000: 14%
  • EEI Investor-Owned Electrics: 11%

So, what does this mean in terms of numbers? $2,414 would be your investment value at the end of 2016 if you invested $1,000 in 2011.