August Dividend Report

image My favorite time of the month is here when we start reading peoples dividend reports and see how great you guys did and compute mine so we can see how I did. This month is no exception September is here Pumpkin spice coffee is already at SBUX and is probably best thrown in the trash after you order it but none the less another month is in the books.

August was the first full month that my sharebuilder account had been transferred over to Merrill Edge. So now while its hard to say its now a  Merrill Edge account.

Along with my bigger purchase of KDP earlier in the month which I wrote about I alo purchased a smaller amount of VOD on August 20th for 5 shares with a price of $22.97 for a total of $114.85, commission free. This buy adds $8.75 to my forward dividends. Small buys count  also and I want every dollar to count so we are. smaller buys we will  describe here unless i make a few of them throughout a week.

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Dividend Increase MO

image Yes today was the big day the big increase. And it was no slouch.

Altria Group is the parent company of Philip Morris USA (cigarettes), UST (smokeless), John Middleton (cigars), Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, NuMark Corp (vapor) & Philip Morris Capital Corp. PMUSA enjoys a 51% share of the US cigarette market, led by its top cigarette brand Marlboro. MO also owns over 10% of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer. In March 2008 it spun off its int’l cigarette business to shareholders.

Altria Group Inc. said late Thursday its board of directors has approved a 14% increase to the cigarette maker’s quarterly dividend to 80 cents a share from 70 cents a share. The dividend is payable Oct. 10 to shareholders of record Sept. 14, Altria said.

I have had larger increase with less shares but this one is one of the biggest in terms of dollar wise i have ever had hopefully a i can get a few other companies up like this, LOL.

I own 149 shares of Altria so this gives me an increase of $14.90 per quarter or $59.60 per year. when you add the earlier increase in it comes out to an astounding $78.57 a year raise

 

This is a 14% increase. I own 149 shares this will add $59.60. Every dollar counts and we are counting this also.

MO $59.60

MGIC $3.42

Main $6.30

DUK $5.55

BAC-$27.36

O-$.192   4th raise for this year

Flo – $3.61

AAPL- 32.38

XOM-  $26.4

O- $.192

MO $18.97

PPL $2.88

PEG $32.64

WMT .79

KO $1.27

CVX .32

OHI $5.92

O- $1.08

announced 2017 effective 2018

T $2.028

O-.0825

2018-total raises is $230.91

Have you had any raises lately?

2018 buy number 4 MO

Altria Group, Inc. is an American corporation and one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of tobacco, cigarettes and related products. It operates worldwide and is headquartered in Henrico County, Virginia.

With that being said i since it is down off its highs i decided to delve in and buy this stock again this is the second time i have bought this stock this year. To make this possible possible i sold to stocks an ETF called EFA for $838.20 a total of 11 shares, i was up about $110.00 and i also sold a preferred stock DDPRB i sold 5.5 shares of it for $563.98 not sure how much i was up on that. As part of the streamlining process of getting better stocks and building a good solid dividend income.

Now the buy, it was for 29 shares of MO for a total of $1,902.91 including commisions. this adds $20.3 a quarter to my dividends and $81.2  a year. This buy gives me 147 shares total of MO.  This buy brings my 12 month rolling prospective dividends to $5533.04. it becomes my third stock and also joins a mutual fund as stocks that pay over $400.00 a year.

 

Have you bought anything lately? Let me know in the comments below

 

PPL and MO dividend hikes

Image result for ppl corporation logoYes 2 dividend hikes one was the 22nd that escaped my view but its still a hike and i will take it.

PPL announced that it is increasing its common stock dividend to $0.41 per share on a quarterly basis, raising the annualized dividend about 4 percent from $1.58 per share to $1.64 per share. The increased dividend will be payable April 2 to shareowners of record as of March 9.

This raise gives me .72 Cents a quarter or $2.88 a year Continue reading “PPL and MO dividend hikes”

2018 Buy Number 2 MO

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Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen and Skoal, Red Seal, and Husky brands. The company also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, and 14 Hands names; and imports and markets Antinori, Torres, and Villa Maria Estate wines, as well as Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte in the United States. In addition, it provides finance leasing services primarily in aircraft, electric power, railcar, real estate, and manufacturing industries. The company sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; large retail organizations, such as chain stores; and the armed services. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia

Yesterday put in my Sharebuilder auto buy. It was for MO almost every ones favorite sin stock. The buy was executed for 12.99 shares at a total cost of $850.00 including fees. This buy adds $8.57 a quarter and 34.29 a year.  market has been on a wild ride this year and i feel fortunate anytime i can buy on any dip and today was agreat day as i bought it before it  went into positive territory.  This buy brings my 12 month dividend to $5,359.38

 

Have you bought anything? Let me know in the comments.

Disclaimer: Long MO

Tuesdays Buys

Yes once again I made some buys. it was the first of the month so i figured i might as well get them in early. decided to add 2  again so probably wont be adding again unless a firesale goes on. Buying at least once a month eve n though it is a small amount has helped grow my portfolio the last 9 months. so its something i  want to continually to do often.  Continue reading “Tuesdays Buys”