Nine of the 11 S&P 500 sectors were down in September, but the energy sector remained strong, returning 14% for the month
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Dividend stocks are proven wealth creators. Since 1973, the average dividend stock in the S&P 500 has delivered annual total returns of 12.83%, according to data from Ned Davis Research and Hartford Funds. Meanwhile, companies that routinely grew their dividends produced even better total returns of 13.2% per year.