September 2019 Dividend Review.

yall-got-any-more-of-them-dividendsYes we are done with September and onto October. While it is still hot during the day it is cooling down at night and feels great in the morning.  That is what we did was we went around the monopoly board and collected money except this money is not fake. it is the real deal and the results i have show it. Of course there are a few disappointments but that was to be expected with some of the dividend cuts and selling. As the markets turn one day up and the next day down one thing that is basically constant is the dividends hitting my dividend account. One of the goals is to be able to live off the dividends. While i could right now combined with my military retirement and disability, i am not settling and going forward and going to see how much dividend income i can accumulate before I officially call it quits and start using the dividend income.

As you can see I was paid 21 times by 21 companies. That comes out to $41.47 per company. 6 new stock and 3 sells throughout the year for this month.  Buys and re investments have helped bring this up. $870.88 is my new record and this record will continue to grow and grow and grow.

If i were to go to my Durango Joes coffee shop at 2.97 a cup times 30 is $89.01.  That would  leave me with a nice $781.78 to put towards my bills.   I am going to eventually put it all back in the stock market, I brought in 29.02 a day or $1.20 an hour on a 24 hour day this is the second month getting over $1.00.  This is a 36.40% increase over last September. Total for year now I have brought in $5295.85 which brings our total per day $19.39.  Total lifetime tracked dividends is $22,059. 85. Definitely seeing the results each month. The 12 month estimated dividend stands at $7061.13 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 with a little left over, 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 $870.88 brought in this month and a total of $5295.85 I am 72.54  percent of my Bronze level goal of $7300.   I still expect to make my goal this year. My 12 month out  Prospective dividend rose from $7490.12 to $7600.12

I have been making some changes to my Portfolio,  to streamline it into a portfolio that is driven by dividend increases. The portfolio will be better in the long run because of this. The portfolio page has been updated here.

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  through September 30th, 2019 I have a 12.15%  S&p 500 TR is 12.98%  increase. Increase from Jan 1st -September 30th 19.18%  S&p 500 TR is 20.55%  for the month of August it is 4.44% to 1.87%  to the S&P 500 TR.

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

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July 2019 Buys and Sells

Well July is a about to close and its time to look at what i bought and sold. It is always tough selling as i like all my stocks but sometimes tough decisions to get leaner has to come. I still have some id like to sell but most likely will hold off for now.

  1. 7/1/2019 bought 4 shares of D at $76.64 for a total of $306.56. This will add $14.68 to my yearly dividends.
  2. 7/2/2019 bought 5 shares of R at $56.46 for a total of $282.30. This will add $11.12 to my yearly dividends.
  3. 7/3/2019 bought 4 shares of ABBV at $74.22 for a total of $296.88. This will add $17.12 to my yearly dividends.
  4. 7/3/2019 bought 6 shares of NRZ at $15.33 for a total of $91.97. This will add $12.00 to my yearly dividends.
  5. 7/5/2019 bought 101 shares of SPKKY at $13.18 for a total of $1,331.18. This will add $58.27 to my yearly dividends.
  6. 7/5/2019 bought 3 shares of ABBV at $72.63 for a total of $217.88. This will add $12.84  to my yearly dividends.
  7. 7/8/2019 bought 4 shares of ABBV at $71.27 for a total of $285.07. This will add $17.12  to my yearly dividends.
  8. 7/8/2019 bought 3 shares of DUK at $89.35 for a total of $268.05. This will add $11.01  to my yearly dividends.
  9. 7/8/2019 bought 2 shares of MO at $48.38 for a total of $96.75. This will add $6.40 to my yearly dividends.
  10. 7/10/2019 bought 8 shares of KR at $21.43 for a total of $171.44. This will add $5.12 to my yearly dividends.
  11. 7/10/2019 bought 7 shares of NRZ at $15.26 for a total of $106.82. This will add $14.00 to my yearly dividends.
  12. 7/11/2019 bought 5 shares of IRM at $30.04 for a total of $150.18. This will add $12.20  to my yearly dividends.
  13. 7/16/2019 bought 4 shares of KR at $22.00 for a total of $88.00. This will add $2.56 to my yearly dividends.
  14. 7/16/2019 bought 102 shares of NRZ at $15.41 for a total of $1,571.62. This will add $204.00 to my yearly dividends.
  15. 7/17/2019 bought 3 shares of WBA at $54.60 for a total of $163.80. This will add $5.49 to my yearly dividends.
  16. 7/22/2019 bought 12 shares of MO at $49.58 for a total of $594.96. This will add $38.40  to my yearly dividends.
  17. 7/25/2019 bought 6 shares of LYB at $85.15 for a total of $510.92. This will add $25.20  to my yearly dividends.
  18. 7/29/2019 bought 8 shares of PPL at $29.88 for a total of $239.03. This will add $13.12 to my yearly dividends.

 

I had 18 buys this month for a total of $480.73.

For the sells i sold on July 3rd out of my VOD position selling 138 shares at $16.51 for a total of $2279.07 which includes a fee of $.05 this set me back $139.38. On July 10th i sold CIM  and put the shares into NRZ I sold 101 shares at $19.12 for a total of $1931.2 this set me back $202.00. Total from both sales set me back $341.38.

Total additions to my yearly dividends was $139.35

The portfolio page is updated here

June 19 Dividends

yall-got-any-more-of-them-dividends Well its time to report my dividend recieved for the Jolting June dividends. The bad news is I did not hit $700.00. Guess you will have to wait to see the good news.

If you have read this far you know now the good news is that i completely jumped the $700 figure and landed at $839.59, which now stands an impressive record month.

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

As you can see i was paid 24 times by 23 companies. That comes out to $34.98 per company. 6 new stocks  helped with this month. 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 30 is $89.1.  That would  leave me with a nice $750.49 to put towards my bills.   I am going to eventually put it all back in the stock market, I brought in $27.98 a day.  This is a 20.08 percent increase over last June. Total for year now I have brought in $3470.99 which brings our total per day $19.17.  Total lifetime tracked dividends is $20234.27. Definitely seeing the results each month. The 12 month estimated dividend stands at $6941.98 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 with a little left over, 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 $839.59 brought in this month and a total of $3470.99 I am 47.54 percent of my Bronze level goal of $7300. This month put  some dent in it I was hoping to be at 47 percent percent by this month and i was. This quarter it will probably drop a little before surging back in Quarter 4, I still expect to make my goal this year. My 12 month out  Prospective dividend rose from $6822.34 to 6941.98

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  through April 30, 2019 i have a 8.11%  S&p 500 TR is 11.10%  increase. Increase from Jan 1st -June  30 14.88%  S&p 500 TR is 18.54%  for the month of June it is 6.11% to 7.05%  to the S&P 500 TR.

Also on a side note this month was my first month earning over $1.00. I earned$1.16 on 24 hour pay scale. Onward $2.00.

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

Buys and sells June 19

Another busy month this month has been, reshaping my portfolio into a better one that will  be better at dividend growth through dividend raises. now lets get started.

buys

  1. On June 6th i bought 10 shares of NRZ at $15.59 for a total of $155.89. This purchase will add $20.00 to my yearly dividends.
  2. On June 7th I bought 4 shares of DUK at $87.27 for a total of $349.09. This purchase will add $14.84 to my yearly dividends.
  3. On June 7th I bought 10 shares of NRZ at $15.18 for a total of $151.75. This purchase will add $20.00 to my yearly dividends.
  4. On June 12th I bought 15 shares of HBI at $16.01 for a total of $240.09. This purchase will add $9.00 to my yearly dividends.
  5. On June 14th I bought 6 shares of NRZ at $15.50 for a total of $92.98. This purchase will add $12.00 to my yearly dividends.
  6. On June 14th I bought 6 shares of R at $55.96 for a total of $335.76. This purchase will add $12.96 to my yearly dividends.
  7. On June 17th I bought 4 shares of DAL at $55.68 for a total of $222.70. This purchase will add $5.60 to my yearly dividends.
  8. On June 17th I bought 1 shares of LYB at $85.90 for a total of $85.90. This purchase will add $4.20 to my yearly dividends.
  9. On June 18th I bought 3 shares of MO at $50.25 for a total of $150.75. This purchase will add $9.60 to my yearly dividends.
  10. On June 19th I bought 6 shares of KR at $23.70 for a total of $142.17. This purchase will add $3.36 to my yearly dividends.
  11. On June 20th I bought 7 shares of NRZ at $15.65 for a total of $109.52. This purchase will add $14.00 to my yearly dividends.
  12. On June 20th I bought 10 shares of BAC at $28.09 for a total of $280.86. This purchase will add $6.00 to my yearly dividends.
  13. On June 20th I bought 6 shares of DAL at $55.95 for a total of $335.70. This purchase will add $8.40 to my yearly dividends.
  14. On June 21st I bought 5 shares of MO at $49.59 for a total of $247.96. This purchase will add $16.00 to my yearly dividends.
  15. On June 21st I bought 4 shares of D at $77.10 for a total of $308.42. This purchase will add $14.68 to my yearly dividends.
  16. On June 24th I bought 10 shares of KDP at $29.93 for a total of $299.34. This purchase will add $6.00 to my yearly dividends.
  17. On June 25th I bought 10 shares of ABBV at $66.54 for a total of $798.48. This purchase will add $42.80 to my yearly dividends.
  18. On June 26th I bought 10 shares of GIS at $48.91 for a total of $489.13. This purchase will add $19.60 to my yearly dividends.
  19. On June 26th I bought 5 shares of MO at $47.91 for a total of $239.54. This purchase will add $16.00 to my yearly dividends.
  20. On June 27th I bought 3 shares of MO at $47.66 for a total of $142.97. This purchase will add $9.60 to my yearly dividends.
  21. On June 27th I bought 6 shares of KR at $21.36 for a total of $128.13. This purchase will add $3.84 to my yearly dividends.

 

 

This month again was a lot of buying i made 20 buys which came to a total of $5035.23. total dividends added was 268.48

Sells

On June 6th I sold all my walmart shares for $2,108.83 including a 4 cent transaction fee. On 6/20 i sold out of AZZ for a total $1,237.61 including a 3 cent transaction fee. WMT set me back  $42.40. and AZZ set me back 19.04.

So a grand total of $207.04 was added to my dividends this month. Have you had any buys? Any sells? Dividend Portfolio page has been updated here. Let me know in the comments.

 

 

Dividend Increase KR and BAC

image Yesterday i received 2 dividend increases. first one was from KR and the second one from BAC. KR is a newer position and BAC i held through the rotten years.

The Kroger Co. Logo (PRNewsFoto/The Kroger Co.) (PRNewsFoto/The Kroger Co.) The Kroger Co.’s (KR) Board of Directors today announced its Board approved a dividend increase from 56 cents to 64 cents per year. The next quarterly dividend of 16 cents will be paid on September 1, 2019 to shareholders of record as of close of business on August 15, 2019.

Kroger’s quarterly dividend has grown at a double-digit compound annual growth rate since it was reinstated in 2006. The company continues to expect, subject to board approval, an increasing dividend over time.

“Kroger’s 14 percent dividend increase underscores our Board of Director’s confidence in the momentum we are building in the second year of Restock Kroger and our ability to deliver strong free cash flow,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and CEO. “This marks our 13th consecutive year of dividend increases. We are committed to creating shareholder value and achieving our long-term vision to serve America through food inspiration and uplift.”

This is the first dividend i have recieved from KR. Hopefully many more i will get.

Since i own 86 shares of KR and i bought 6  shortly after owning which gave me more money in the raise. These 86 shares will net me an extra $6.88 a year for doing nothing except buying their stock.

The Board of Directors of BAC approved plans for the company to return as much as $37 billion to common stockholders over the next four quarters through an increased quarterly common stock dividend and common stock repurchases, based on the company’s current number of outstanding shares and share price. The company plans to increase by 20 percent its quarterly common stock dividend, to $0.18 per share, beginning in the third quarter of 2019. It has been authorized to repurchase approximately $30.9 billion in common stock from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. The buybacks would include approximately $0.9 billion in repurchases to offset shares awarded under equity-based compensation plans during the same period.

Since i own 262 shares of BAC this will add $31.44 a year which almost makes up for holding it during the rotten years.

The 2 dividends combined gives me $38.32 a year which edges me closer to being able to retire and live off my dividends.

The portfolio page has been updated with these changes which you can see here

BAC  $38.32

KR $6.88

O $.228

LYB $2.00

FLO $4.00

Main $6.48 2nd raise

APTS $.35

AAPL $12.90

XOM $27.4

O $.228 3rd raise

MAIN $6.48

KO $1.20

PEG $33.77

WMT $.80

PPL  $.50

CVX $1.96

O $2.052  2nd raise

T $13.45

O .228

ABBV $7.04

IRM $1.034

2019 total increases $160.71

Have you had any raises lately?

March 2019 Dividends.

yall-got-any-more-of-them-dividends Marvelous March Madness dividends are in and they are good. as matter of fact they are so good i set a new record with them. That means some other months will be even better when i look at the my future dividends.

What my goal is is to build a passive income stream that pays all my bills and givves me enough left to have fun on. Right now i can pay most of my bills, I own half my house split with my mom so she pays most of the house bills but eventually i will be paying those. I want to jump ahead of the game and not have to worry if they are covered. I have my military retirement and VA disability which help out but if i just relied on that i would fall short when its my time to take over paying the house bills.

I have structured my dividends as a mix of income and future growth, so i have a good mix of stocks that are pleasently safe but as we have seen with GE and KHC and a few others companies can cut or even eliminate  their dividend at anytime. I dont own those but i have owned companies that have both cut and eliminated their dividend.  I dont believe in diversification just for diversification but to build a nice passive income stream.

As you can see this was a record month with total dividends at $699.49. I dont plan on it but most of the stocks i added to or bought till recently was not in the third quarter ending month. While i fell a little short and do i mean a little, but that might be to much maybe a smidgen short of $700 that was due to selling of stocks going back to last year of course i helped out other months UVE was sold and added to ATT and SJT and WRE were recently sold. I made up the  dividend almost in the Quarter ending month akready with a purchase of D last month. Ford the last 3 years has paid a supplemental dividend but this year did not and that is ok as  I would rather not rely on a one for long even though i have others and if another company pays me one i will not complain. I do believe this will be my last Quarter ending month under $700.00.

Slower  month for buying and 1 sell than the last few months which you can read about here .

A marvelous total of $699.49 What is not to like about this? You can compare last years results on the page and also see what percentage each dividend was. With this dividend reinvestment of PEG it now is my first stock of many hopefully that go over $800.00 so it has joined that club.

As you can see i was paid 20 times by 20 companies. That comes out to $34.97 per company. New companies D and DAL and R helped out with their first payment 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 31 is $92.07.  That would  leave me with a nice $607.42 to put towards my bills.   I am going to eventually put it all back in the stock market, I brought in $22.56 a day.  This is a 2.4  percent increase over last March. Total for year now I have brought in $1655.23 which brings our total per day $18.39.  Total lifetime tracked dividends is $18418.51. Definitely seeing the results each month. The 12 month estimated dividend stands at $6,620.92 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 $699.49 brought in this month and a total of $1655.23 I am 22.67 percent of my Bronze level goal of $7300. we put a serous dent in it but i was hoping to be closer to 25 percent there is still lots of time and I am hoping by the end of June to be at 50 percent or higher we will see. My 12 month out  Prospective dividend is now at $6978.31.

For those that like total return im 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 MAR 31 2019 i have a 6.65 percent S&p 500 TR is 6.51 percent increase. Increase from Jan 1st -Mar 31 13.33 percent S&p 500 TR is 13.65 percent for the month of March it is 3.1 percent to 1.94 percent to the S&P 500 TR

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

March 2019 buys and sell

Well its time to look at what i bought in March and what i sold in March.   i believe in buying quality dividend payers and while i dont like to sell i will if a security gets to dangerous or falls out of favor with me. While March is not over yet i wont be buying anymore as the next trading day is April 1st and that is not a joke.

Buys

3/07 I bought 20 shares of Kr at $27.70 a share for a total of $495.17 this added $11.2 a year  to my dividends.

3/07 I bought 2 shares of VLO at $80.86 a share for a total of $161.72 this added $7.20 a year to my dividends.

3/07 I bought 2 shares of DAL at $49.00 a share for a total of $98.00 this added $2.80 a year to my dividends.

3/08 I bought 4 shares of R at $58.75 a share for a total of $235.00 this added $8.64 a year to my dividends

3/19 I bought 15 shares of VOD at $19.29 a share for a total of $289.31 this added $26.25 a year to my dividends

3/19 I bought 4 shares of DUK at $89.02 a share for a total of $356.07 this added $14.84 a year to my dividends

3/20 I bought 5 shares of DAL at $49.96 a share for a total of $249.80 this added $7.00 a year to my dividends

3/22 I bought 3 shares of BAC at $26.83 a share for a total of $80.49 this added $1.80 a year to my dividends.

3/22 I bought 4 shares of KR at $24.20 a share for a total of $96.78 this added $2.24 a year to my dividends.

3/25 I bought 5 shares of AGNC at $17.94 a share for a total of $89.70 this added $10.8 a year to my dividends 

Sells

3/04 I sold 51 shares of WRE at $27.70 a share for a total of $1,412.43 with a $.02 cent transaction fee. This sell took $61.20 off my dividends.

 

Total from the buys I added $92.77 subtracting the $61.20 gives me a nice $31.57 gain on the month  of course I would like to add $90.00 plus every month with no sells..

I have now added more to my stocks that raise their dividends regularly and will benifit more in the long run.

 

Have you bought or sold any stock lately?