A Look at Blue-Chip Companies with Substantial Shareholder Yields
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Most blue-chip companies are well known for their steady dividends. In addition to paying dividends, however, most large companies send cash to shareholders via share repurchases as well.

In theory, reinvested dividends and net share repurchases are identical, because either way, the investor is acquiring a larger percentage ownership of the company. Differences in tax treatment can alter this balance, and more concerning, share repurchases can be done irregularly compared to typically regular dividends.

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