Sunday, July 2, 2017

Dividend Update - June 2017



It's time for my June dividend update! For the month of June I was able to earn $478.90 in dividend income. This is a YOY increase of nearly 19% which is great. Can't wait for next month!

In June I made one purchase and I made no sales. I also received 7 dividend raises!

June Stock Purchases
  • Realty Income (O) - 19 shares @ 57.00 = $1083
June Dividend Increases
  • Unilever (UL) - From .344 to .383 (+11.3%)
  • Exxon (XOM) - From .75 to .77 (+2.6%)
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - From .80 to .84 (+5%)
  • Flowers Foods (FLO) - From .16 to .17 (+6.2%)
  • Travelers (TRV) - From .67 to .72 (+7.4%)
  • Pepsi (PEP) - From .753 to .805 (+5%)
  • Universal Health Trust (UHT) - From .655 to .66 (+0.7%)
June Dividend Income
  • Walmart (WMT) - $44.37
  • Southern Co (SO) - $17.40
  • Unilever (UL) - $21.44
  • Exxon (XOM) - $52.36
  • Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV) - $3.54
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - $51.24
  • Avista (AVA) - $20.74
  • Compass Minerals (CMP) - $39.60
  • Realty Income (O) - $3.87
  • Kraft/Heinz (KHC) - $25.80
  • McDonalds (MCD) - $32.90
  • Flowers Foods (FLO) - $79.05
  • Travelers (TRV) - $8.64
  • Pepsi (PEP) - $34.62
  • Universal Health Trust (UHT) - $33.00
  • Powershares Muni Bond ETF (PZA) - $10.33
Total Dividends June 2017: - $478.90
 
In the chart below you can see my dividend growth. Lets keep that moving average going up!



Saturday, June 10, 2017

Dividend Update - May 2017



It's time for my May dividend update! For the month of May I was able to earn $366.90 in dividend income. This is a YOY increase of nearly 22% which I'm very happy with. Next month looks to be even better.

Last month I made one purchase and I made no sales. I also received 3 dividend raises.

May Stock Purchases
  • Cisco (CSCO) - 31 shares @ $31.63 = $987.48
May Dividend Increases
  • WGL Holdings (WGL) - From .488 to .51 (+4.5%)
  • Proctor & Gamble (PG) - From .67 to .69 (+3%)
  • Peoples United Financial (PBCT) -  From .17 to .173 (+1.7%)
May Dividend Income
  • AT&T (T) - $110.25
  • WGL Holdings - (WGL) - $38.76
  • Verizon - (VZ) - $60.06
  • General Mills - (GIS) - $46.08
  • Clorox - (CLX) - $15.20
  • Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV) - $3.46
  • Proctor & Gamble (PG) - $33.10
  • Abbott Labs (ABT) - $7.16
  • Peoples United Financial (PBCT) - $38.47
  • Realty Income (O) - $3.85
  • Powershares Muni Bond ETF (PZA) - $10.51
Total Dividends May 2017: - $366.90
 
In the chart below you can see my dividend growth. Lets keep that moving average going up!



Saturday, May 6, 2017

Dividend Update - April 2017



It's time for my April dividend update! Looks like a another good month for me here as I managed to earn $362.72 in dividend income. This is a slight YOY decrease is mostly due to Kraft/Heinz paying in March instead of April this year.

Last month I made one purchase and I made no sales.

April Stock Purchases
  • Compass Minerals (CMP) - 18 shares @ $67.3 = $1554.85
April Dividend Increases
  • Walmart (WMT) - From .50 to .51 (+2%)
  • Coca Cola (KO) - From .35 to .37 (+5.7%)
  • Cisco (CSCO) -  From .26 to .29 (+11.5%)
April Dividend Income
  • Walmart (WMT) - $44.37
  • Coca Cola - (KO) - $22.57
  • New Jersey Resources - (NJR) - $90.78
  • Altria - (MO) - $57.95
  • Philip Morris - (PM) - $14.56
  • Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV) - $3.50
  • Glaxso Smith Kline (GSK) - $43.98
  • Cisco (CSCO) - $31.90
  • Realty Income (O) - $3.84
  • Sysco (SYY) - $21.78
  • Powershares Muni Bond ETF (PZA) - $10.69
  • Annaly Capital (NLY) - $16.80
Total Dividends April 2017: - $362.72
 
In the chart below you can see my dividend growth. It looks like my quarterly moving average is finally starting to return to the upside again.



Saturday, April 8, 2017

Dividend Update - March 2017



It's time for my March dividend update! Looks like a pretty solid month for me here as I managed to earn $392.61 in dividend income. This is a YOY increase of 35.6%! I'm pretty happy with that growth. The timing on my purchases and sells couldn't have been worse as they have all turned against me in the short term. Glad I'm not a trader!

Last month I made three purchases and I made one sale which I've listed below.

March Stock Sells
  • Cullen & Frost (CFR) - 18 shares @ $84.21 = $1515.78
March Stock Purchases
  • General Mills (GIS) - 18 shares @ $59.36 = $1075.43
  • Southern Company (SO) - 30 shares @ $50.22 = $1513.55
  • Cisco (CSCO) - 41 shares @ $34.40 = $1417.35
March Dividend Increases
  • Compass Minerals (CMP) - From .695 to .72 (+3.5%)
  • Avista (AVA) - From .343 to .358 (+4.3%)
March Dividend Income
  • Exxon (XOM) - $51.00
  • Johnson & Johnson - (JNJ) - $48.80
  • Compass Minerals - (CMP) - $23.04
  • McDonalds - (MCD) - $32.90
  • Avista - (AVA) - $20.74
  • Cullen/Frost Bank (CFR) - $9.72
  • Unilever (UL) - $19.26
  • Kraft/Heinz (KHC) - $25.80
  • Flowers Foods (FLO) - $74.40
  • Pepsi (PEP) - $32.36
  • Powershares Muni Bond ETF (PZA) - $9.98
  • Universal Health Trust (UHT) - $32.75
  • Travelers (TRV) - $8.04
  • Realty Income (O) - $3.82
Total Dividends March 2017: - $392.61
 

In the chart below you can see my dividend growth. It looks like my quarterly moving average is finally starting to return to the upside again.