Historically, dividends have played a major role in helping investors increase their wealth over time with less risk. They can also help minimize the impact of volatility on an investor’s portfolio.

But despite the benefits of such strategies, few funds seek to maintain a dividend yield at, or above the broader market, and less than 10% of U.S. large-cap funds have a yield at least as high as the S&P 500 Index.1

Oppenheimer Dividend Opportunity Fund, which maintains one of the highest dividend yields among its peers, takes a unique approach to seeking attractive long-term total returns and a below average risk profile. Oppenheimer Dividend Opportunity Fund also makes a global connection by investing up to 35% of its assets in non-U.S. companies, since international firms have historically placed a high emphasis on paying dividends.2

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1Source: Morningstar Direct 6/30/16.

2Holdings are subject to change and are dollar weighted based on total net assets.