S&P 500 Annual Total Returns From 1928 To 2019: Chart

The S&P had one of the spectacular returns in 2019. The index shot by nearly 31% on price only basis. With dividends reinvested, the total return was 33%.  This return was the best return in the 30 to 40% range since 1928.

The following chart shows the annual total return of the S&P since 1928:

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Source: “Buy-and-Hold” Has Historically Been a Winning Investment Strategy by U.S. Global Investors

The S&P has positive returns in nearly three-fourths of the time period.

Related ETFs:

  •  SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)

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