and equity securities and other risks that the Company faced as detailed in this report, the Company's management believed it was prudent to defer any decisions on paying dividends to its shareholders.
Stock Performance Graph
This performance graph below shall not be deemed “soliciting material” or to be “filed” with the SEC for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
The performance graph below compares the Company's cumulative total stockholder return on the Company's Class A common stock from July 18, 2014 through December 31, 2016, with the cumulative total return of the Standard & Poor's 500 Composite Price Index, or the "S&P 500," the NASDAQ Composite Index, as well as our peer group consisting of Atlantica Yield PLC; NextEra Energy Partners, LP; NRG Yield, Inc.; Pattern Energy Group Inc; and 8point3 Energy Partners LP.
The performance graph below compares each period assuming that $100 was invested on the initial public offering date in each of the Class A common stock of the Company, the stocks in the S&P 500, the NASDAQ Composite Index, our peer group, and that all dividends were reinvested.