Magnificent May Dividend Report

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This my favorite time of the month not only publishing my Dividend report but reading yours also as it takes 2 to make this work and we are all doing something to make a difference in our lives no matter what the goal is.

As we enter the last month of the first half of 2019 yes you read that right we are almost half way through the year already. I want to finish out the year strong and get my portfolio to where it can better withstand A downturn of prolong time so i do not have to sell anything. I have a few more stocks to rearrange do not know when that will happen but i want focus on getting more dividends and dividend growth.

Busy month for buying and selling which you can read about here.

An magnificent total of $473.19, three straight months over $500.00 ended though.  You can compare last years results on the page and also see what percentage each dividend was. this month will be the last month it will be this high but other months will get higher and we hope make up the difference.

As you can see i was paid 12 times by 12 companies. That comes out to $39.45 per company. 3 new stocks replaced 3 that were sold with some good money coming from ABBV. Then other buys and re investments have helped make up the difference.

If i were to go to my Durango Joes coffee shop at 2.97 a cup times 31 is $92.07.  That would  leave me with a nice $381.42 to put towards my bills.   I am going to eventually put it all back in the stock market, I brought in $15.27 a day.  This is a 38.10 percent increase over last May. Total for year now I have brought in $2631.40 which brings our total per day $17.42.  Total lifetime tracked dividends is $19394.68. Definitely seeing the results each month. The 12 month estimated dividend stands at $6,315.36 based on this month, through the end of 2019. You can see the results after time a mix of dividend reinvestment and adding on my own has helped this tremendously. This month would pay 3 of my bills, but when i inherit the house i will have more so i want to be able to cover most of those also. Looking at the chart you can see what percentage of  dividend was from each company this month.  You can look at the past dividends page which has now been updated Past Dividends.

With $473.19 brought in this month and a total of $2631.40 I am 36.04 percent of my Bronze level goal of $7300. I put  some dent in it but i was hoping to be closer to  45 percent there is still lots of time and I am hoping by the end of June to be at 47-50 percent. My 12 month out  Prospective dividend dropped from $6930.04 to 6822.34

I will be making some changes to my Portfolio, not all at once but over time to streamline it into a portfolio that is driven by dividend increases. This will take time and will have some sells and hard decisions. but in the end i will have a better portfolio.

For those that like total return I am  gonna start including it in here, I myself just care about the dividends but some like the total return

Since June 18 when i first moved my money i through April 30, 2019 i have a 1.88%  S&p 500 TR is 3.78%  increase. Increase from Jan 1st -April 30 8.27%  S&p 500 TR is 10.73%  for the month of May it is -6.97% to -6.35%  to the S&P 500 TR

How was your month? Let me know in the comments below.

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Buys, Sells and Dividend Cuts

I think i did a lot of buying this month every time the market dropped i was buying something it seemed like every time the market dropped.

  1. On MAY 1st I bought 3 shares of XOM at $79.51 a share for a total of $238.53. This buy adds $10.44 a year to my dividends.
  2. On May 2nd I bought 3 shares of VLO at $89.82 a share for a total of $269.46. This buy adds $10.80 a year to my dividends.
  3. On May 2nd I bought 10 shares of IRM at $31.94 a share for a total of $319.45. This buy adds $24.44 a year to my dividends.
  4. On May 6th I bought 6 shares of IRM at $31.14 a share for a total of $186.84. This buy adds $14.66 a year to my dividends.
  5. On May 6th I bought 2 shares of VLO at $86.26 a share for a total of $172.52. This buy adds $7.20 a year to my dividends.
  6. On May 6th I bought 4 shares of D at $75.70 a share for a total of $302.80. This buy adds $14.68 a year to my dividends.
  7. On May 7th I bought 4 shares of WBA at $53.45 a share for a total of $213.79. This buy adds $7.04 a year to my dividends.
  8. On May 10th I bought 4 shares of LYB at $81.78 a share for a total of $572.48. This buy adds $16.80 a year to my dividends.
  9. On May 13th I bought 3 shares of SBUX at $76.49  a share for a total of $229.46. This buy adds $4.32 a year to my dividends.
  10. On May 13th I bought 5 shares of R at $58.10  a share for a total of $290.50. This buy adds $10.80 a year to my dividends.
  11. On May 13th I bought 5 shares of WBA at $52.50 a share for a total of $262.52. This buy adds $8.80 a year to my dividends.
  12. On May 13th I bought 15 shares of MGIC at $8.84 a share for a total of $132.60. This buy adds $4.57 a year to my dividends.
  13. On May 17th I bought 5 shares of R at $59.11  a share for a total of $295.53. This buy adds $10.80 a year to my dividends.
  14. On May 20th I bought 2 shares of DAL at $54.51  a share for a total of $109.02. This buy adds $2.80 a year to my dividends.
  15. On May 20th I bought 4 shares of SBUX at $77.04  a share for a total of $308.16. This buy adds $5.76 a year to my dividends.
  16. On May 20th I bought 4 shares of XOM at $75.85  a share for a total of $303.39. This buy adds $13.92 a year to my dividends.
  17. On May 23rd I bought 2 shares of CVX at $117.74  a share for a total of $235.48. This buy adds $9.52 a year to my dividends.
  18. On May 23rd I bought 3 shares of VLO at $76.12  a share for a total of $228.36. This buy adds $10.80 a year to my dividends.
  19. On May 23rd I bought 2 shares of VLO at $78.11  a share for a total of $156.23 This buy adds $7.20 a year to my dividends.
  20. On May 24th I bought 3 shares of LYB at $77.65  a share for a total of $232.95. This buy adds $12.60 a year to my dividends.
  21. On May 28th I bought 5 shares of MO at $50.39 a share for a total of $251.95. This buy adds $16.00 a year to my dividends.
  22. On May 29th I bought 5 shares of GIS at $48.22 a share for a total of $241.08. This buy adds $9.80 a year to my dividends.
  23. On May 29th I bought 5 shares of ABBV at $77.63 a share for a total of $388.15. This buy adds $21.40 a year to my dividends.
  24. On May 30th I bought 5 shares of VLO at $73.91 a share for a total of $369.54. This buy adds $18.00 a year to my dividends.
  25. On May 30th I bought 30 shares of NRZ at $15.84 a share for a total of $475.20. This buy adds $60.00 a year to my dividends.
  26. On May 31st  I bought 6 shares of LYB at $75.63 a share for a total of $453.78. This buy adds $25.20 a year to my dividends.
  27. On May 31st  I bought 6 shares of WBA at $49.76 a share for a total of $348.29. This buy adds $10.56 a year to my dividends.

I really did lots of buying this month not every month will be like this. On the Buys I added $368.91

On May 9th due to concerns with the the ongoing stuff with OHI I sold out. I sold all 154 shares which got me $5633.32 and includes a 12 cent fee. This cost me $406.56.

Dividend Cuts I suffered my second dividend cut this year when VOD took 40% off there dividend. It cuts it from based off 138 shares  $254.64 a year to $139.38 a loss of $106.26.

So between the Cuts the sell and the buys I am still heading into the last month and the beginning of the Second half I am in good health and still should be able to hit my goals

The Portfolio page is updated with a new look. you can see it here.

Have you bought anything lately?

April Buys and Sells

April was a nice month weather wise here has been warm and i think some nice buys came my way, of course I also had 2 sells. We will start with the buys.

  1. 4/1/19 2 shares of DUK bought at a price of $88.89 for a total of $177.78. This will add $7.42 a year to my dividends.
  2. 4/2/19 10 shares of VOD bought at a price of $18.49 for a total of $184.95. This will add $17.01 a year to my dividends.
  3. 4/2/19 2 shares of DUK bought at a price of $88.99 for a total of $177.97. This will add $7.42 a year to my dividends.
  4. 4/3/19 6 shares of WBA bought at a price of $54.81 for a total of $328.83 This will add $10.56 a year to my dividends.
  5. 4/12/19 3 shares of DUK bought at a price of $89.96 for  total of $269.88. This will add $11.13 a year to my dividends
  6. 4/12/19 2 shares of CVX bought at a price of $119.05 for a total of $238.10. This will add $9.52 a year to my dividends.
  7. 4/16/19 2 shares of ABBV bought at a price of $80.88 for a total of $161.77. This will add $8.42 a year to my dividends.
  8. 4/16/19 2 shares of DUK bought at a price of $89.84 for a total of $179.69. This will add $7.42 a year to my dividends.
  9. 4/17/19 6 shares of ABBV bought at a price of $77.89 for a total of $467.34. This will add $25.68 a year to my dividends.
  10. 4/22/19 3 shares of AZZ bought at a price of $45.35 for a total of $136.05. This will add $2.04 a year to my dividends.
  11. 4/23/19 2 shares of WBA bought at a price of $53.57 for a total of $107.14. This will add $3.52 a year to my dividends.
  12. 4/26/19 4 shares of CVX bought at a price of $115.99 for a total of $463.96. This will add $19.04 a year to my dividends.
  13. 4/26/18 6 shares of VLO bought at a price of $89.47 for a total of $536.80. This will add $21.60 a year to my dividends.
  14. 4/29/19 3 shares of PPL bought at a price of $30.64 for a total of $91.92. This will add $4.95 a year to my dividends.
  15. 4/30/19 2 shares of R bought at a price of $62.45 fro a total of $124.91. This will add $4.32 a year to my dividends

Now i had 2 sells which is a rarity but one wasnt a dividend stock the first sell was GOOG I sold it for $1,205.19 after the $.02 cent fee was $1,205.17 the second sell was a result of a dividend cut, While i like my high yielders 3 cuts since i owned it is enough I sold 109 shares of AGNC for $1,939.62 which the fee was $.04 cents on this one it will be impossible to make up every month the dividend lost for awhile but hopefully dividend raises and buys will soon enough. AGNC cut its dividend by $.02 cents a month last month which dropped my down $26.16 a year by selling the rest i lost $209.28.

I spent and reallocated $3,647.09 dollars this month my future dividend growth is going to be fantastic over the next couple if years. These buys added $160.05 a year to my dividends,  my net dividend for the year though because of the AGNC sell dropped $75.39, it will take a little while to get that back but overall i dont think it will affect my goals this year yet.

What have you bought and sold lately?

February Dividends

image Yes Fabulous February dividends are here. Its always great to sit down and let you count my dividends with me. Lets get started.

Busy month for buying and 1 sell which you can read about here.

A fabulous total of $520.03 What is not to like about this? You can compare last years results on the page and also see what percentage each dividend was.

As you can see i was paid 14  times by 14 companies. That comes out to $37.14 per company. New companies ABBV and SBUX helped out this month. The rest is from additional buys and some dividend reinvestment.

If i were to go to my Durango Joes coffee shop at 2.97 a cup times 28 is $83.16.  That would  leave me with a nice $436.87 to put towards my bills.   I am going to eventually put it all back in the stock market, I brought in $18.57 a day.  This is a 55.80  percent increase over last February. Total for year now I have brought in $955.74 which brings our total per day $16.19.  Total lifetime tracked dividends is $17,719.02. Definitely seeing the results each month. The 12 month estimated dividend stands at $5,734.44, based on this month, through the end of 2019. You can see the results after time a mix of dividend reinvestment and adding on my own has helped this tremendously. This month would pay 2 of my bills, but when i inherit the house i will have more so i want to be able to cover most of those also. Looking at the chart you can see what percentage of  dividend was from each company this month.  You can look at the past dividends page which has now been updated Past Dividends.

With $520.03 brought in this month and a total of $955.74 I am 13.09 percent of my Bronze level goal of $7300. It doesnt look good now but lots of months left to go. My 12 month out  Prospective dividend is now at $6917.33.

 

How was your month? Let me know in the comments below.

 

February 2019 buys and sell

As its the last day of the month i can assure you i wont buy anymore this month but no promises on how much i buy next month.  Now on to the buys

  1. On 2/4 i bought 1 share of SBUX for a total of $67.22 this raises my  dividend by $1.44
  2. On 2/4 i purchased 3 shares of KDP at $27.21 for $81.63 this raises my yearly dividend by $1.8
  3. On 2/4 I purchased 2 shares of R at $58.36 for a total of $116.72 This is a new position and raises my dividend by $4.32
  4. On 2/7 I purchased 10 shares of R at $57.98 for a total of  $579.80 this raises my  dividend by $21.60
  5. On 2/8 I purchased 4 shares of CIM at $19.04 for a total of $76.15 this raises my  dividend by $8.00
  6. On 2/11 I purchased 3 shares of BAC at $28.28 for a total of $84.84 this raises my  dividend by $1.80
  7. On 2/11 I purchased 3 shares of KR at $27.61 for a total of $82.82 this raises my  dividend by $1.68
  8. On 2/12 I purchased 3 shares of OHI at $36.51 for a total of $109.54  this raises my  dividend by $7.92
  9. On 2/14 I purchased 6 shares of VLO at $83.22 for a total of $499.35 this is  a new buy and raises my  dividend by $21.60
  10. On 2/14 I purchased 5 shares of KO at $46.21 for a total of $231.05 this raises my  dividend by $8.00
  11. On 2/15 I purchased 2 shares of KO at $45.59 for a total of $91.17 this raises my  dividend by $3.20
  12. On 2/20 I purchased 5 shares of ABBV at $79.75 for a total of $398.75 this raises my  dividend by $21.4
  13. On 2/22 I purchased 3 shares of KDP at $27.65 for a total of $82.94 this raises my  dividend by $1.80
  14. On 2/26 I purchased 10 shares of D at $73.66 for a total of $736.55 This is a new buy and raises my dividend by $36.70
  15. on 2/27 i purchased 5 shares pf SBUX at $70.48 for a total of $352.40 this raises my  dividend by $7.20
  16. On 2/27 i purchased 2 shares of ABBV at $79.35 for a total of $158.70 this raises my  dividend by $8.56
  17. On 2/28 I purchased 2 shares of ABBV at $79.06 for a total of $158.12 this raises my  dividend by $8.56
  18. On 2/28 I purchased 3 shares of DAL at $49.81 for a total of $149.43 this raises my  dividend by $4.20
  19. On 2/28 I purchased 2 shares of VLO at $82.20 for a total of $164.41 this raises my  dividend by $7.20
  20. On 2/28 I purchased 11 shares of KDP at $25.50 for a total of $280.49 $6.60

My one sell was SJT  of 152 shares on 2/11 which i got $642.17 minus -.01 cent fee it has a variable rate but it lowered my total by about $50.00 But with Turmoil in NM im glad to be out of it.

21 transactions made this month i was busy  My buys totaled $4501.78 I was helped with the sell total dividends broought in is $183.58-$50 = $133. wish i could do this every month, I am very pleased with this months haul. Have you bought anything lately?

 

Jan 2019 Buys

Always have money burning holes in my account so always need to buy something LOL. January was not as active as buying  as the last few months and i do not expect the next few months to be that active but steady and forward with small concise buys.

  1. First buy was MGIC had tried to buy some  late last year and think i did get a small buy in but  some times it was hard as the spreads were to wide as i have to buy it with a limit order.  I bought on 01/16/2019 31 shares at $8.00 a share for a total of $248.00. This will add to $8.83 to my dividends.
  2.  The second buy was KO on 01/18/2019 I bought 5 shares  at $47.67 for a total of $238.35 this will add $7.80 to my dividends.
  3. My third buy was a new one and it was DAL  so on 01/22/2019  I dipped my little toe in and bought some i bought 3 shares at $47.51 for a total of $142.53, this will add $4.20 to my dividends.
  4. My fourth buy was MO i have consistently bought this over the the years and figured on a dip why not lower my cost basis some. On 01/22/2019  I bought 3 shares at $45.54 for a total of $136.61 this will add $10.8 to my dividends.
  5. My fifth buy on 01/23/2019 i bought more DAL  1 share at $47.08 for $47.08 this will add $1.40 to my  dividends
  6. My 6th buy i bought another one i have bought over the years on 01/23/2019 i bought BAC and i bought 4 shares at $28.73 for $114.92 this will add $2.40 to dividends.
  7. On 01/25/2019 my 7th buy i bought 3 shares of ABBV at $80.17 for a total of $240.51 this will add $12.84 to my  dividends.
  8. On 01/28/2019 i bought 3 shares of AZZ at $43.66 for a total of $130.98 this will add $2.04 to my dividends.
  9. My final buy was on 01/28/2019 also CFFN 8 shares at $13.60 for a total of $108.77  this will add $2.72 to my dividends.

So it was a busy buying month in hindsight, I spent a total of  $1407.75 buy pure quality high grade stocks that will pay me dividends for years to come. I added $53.03 in future dividend income. Have you bought anything lately let me know in the comments.

NOV 2018 Buys

Another busy month of buying but not as busy as OCT  but lots of good buys with some stacking of dividends.

We will start off with…..

NOV 2 ABBV 7 shares at $79.85 for a total of $558.93 this adds $29.96 per year to my dividends.

NOV 6 APTS  35 shares at $14.08 for a total of $492.96 this adds $36.40 per year to my dividends.

NOV 6 CFFN 15 shares at $12.71 for a total of $190.65 this adds $5.01 per year to my dividends.

NOV 23 ABBV 3 shares at $85.75 for a total of $257.25 this adds $12.84 per year to my dividends.

Nov 23 MO 3 shares at $53.58 for a total of $160.73 this adds $9.60 per year to my dividends.

Nov 23 KR 7 shares at $29.76 for a  total of $208.29 this adds $3.92 per year to my dividends.

Nov 30 FDUS 62 shares at  $14.05 for a total of  $871.40 this adds $96.72

This month $2740 was spent on stocks, adding $194.45 in dividends.

Have you been buying? what have you bought or thinking of buying? Let me know in the comments below.