Total Return Outpaces Indices
Total return is the combination of stock price appreciation and reinvested dividends. It is a good metric to measure an investment's performance.
A $1,000 investment in MGE Energy in 2014 with dividends reinvested would've grown to $1,932 during the five years ending Dec. 31, 2019.
Throughout the last five years, with the market's close at the end of 2019, MGE Energy's annualized total return outperformed comparable market indices:
- MGE Energy: 14.07%
- S&P 500: 11.70%
- EEI Investor-Owned Electrics: 10.46%
- Russell 2000: 8.23%