One decision made in 2016 has had a massive impact on the returns Kinder Morgan shareholders have generated to this day.
This principle applies to dividend stocks, as well. Ares Capital (NASDAQ: ARCC) ranks as the largest publicly traded business development company (BDC). As a BDC, Ares Capital must return at least 90% of its income to shareholders in the form of dividends.
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