Wednesday, May 4, 2016

April 2016 Dividend Update

It's April dividend update time! It was a record breaking month for dividend income as I earned $372.52 in dividends! This is a 33% improvement over last years April income total and higher than last quarter as well. This doesn't even include the special dividend that was made by Glaxo Smith Kline.  I love seeing my dividend income grow each quarter, and with recent dividend increase announcements from the likes of Pepsi and Johnson & Johnson that trend looks to accelerate even more! My dividend income is listed below.

 April Purchases
  • Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR) - 18 Shares @ $61.49
April Dividend Increases
  • Coca-Cola (KO) - From .33 to .35 (+6%)
  • Walmart (WMT) - From .49 to .50 (+2%)
April Dividend Income
  • Coca-Cola (KO) - $21.35
  • New Jersey Resources (NJR) - $85.20
  • Walmart (WMT) - $43.50
  • Kraft/Heinz (KHC) - $24.73
  • Realty Income (O) - $19.90
  • Phillip Morris (PM) - $14.28
  • Altria (MO) - $53.68
  • Cisco (CSCO) - $9.62
  • Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) - $43.93
  • Hatteras Financial (HTS) - $24.75
  • Powershares Muni Bond ETF (PZA) - $11.12
  • Sysco (SYY) - $20.46
Total Dividends April 2016: - $372.52


  1. You're doing awesome Captain. Congrats and keep up the great work. Thank you for sharing.
    Onwards and upwards. Let's rock it. Cheers bud.

  2. I salute the Captain! Nice total for the month and an impressive year over year gain. Like you, I also love seeing my dividend income grow each quarter. One of the benefits of being a dividend growth investor. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Looks great! The steadily growing chart really tells the story. Awesome to see. Thanks for the update!

  4. Nice total for the month and love seeing the growing chart. Keep up the great work!

  5. Great month Captain. Growth chart is heading in the right direction.

  6. CD,

    Nice nice nice! Great increase YOY and you are on a great path. You had a nice month of Coke I see, great stock, as always.

    Keep it up and talk soon.


  7. Great stuff Captain! Almost $400 in dividends is awesome.

  8. I might consider adding O and GSK. I think the business is doing well as we use tons of their products at our hospital.

    The chart looks great. I like how balanced your portfolio is.


  9. Hi,

    Nice achievement Captain. I must say that the visual display shows a very very nice growth. You can almost guess where you are in 10 years ;)

    Asset Blogger

  10. Looking great! Yours is growing as fast as mine! Can't say no to the free money right?

  11. I love green lines that go up. Way to go DC.