July 2019 Dividend Report

Summer is brutal here in texas most of the days averaging above 90F ,Month 7  in books,It seems the clock is running too fast . My oldest son just turned 8 this month . I have received dividend income from 19 different companies . Total Dividends received is $363.90 .Compared to last year this was an increase of 6%.  

July Dividend

Some of the 401k investing is showing up in the form of BHYIX.

My july month dividend income has shown growth over the last 5 years .

july yearly

Most of the new funds are going into 401k  and trying to make extra mortgage payments. Some of the extra mortgage payments are done using plastiq.These earn me extra credit card rewards .

Dividend Hikes:

Two of the companies in my portfolio announced dividend increases.

HSY & UNP  these  increases add another $23 to my annual fund.This is almost like purchasing 11 new shares of T.

I hope everyone has a good July income from dividends.

 

 

 

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Recent Transactions

This week i made the following additions and subtractions to my account.

Buys:

7/15 1 Share of MO purchased $48.95

7/16 1 Share of WFC purchased at 45.70.

7/19 15 Shares of ABBV at $68.8 . This will bring total shares to 52 in my account . With this purchase i maxed out Roth IRA. This stock is the pick of DGI community now 1.

All these purchases will add another $69 in dividends to my account.

I will pause Buying for few weeks ,to get things in order.

 

2019 Mid Year Check

Q2  2019 is in Books ,Here are some overall portfolio details.

Overall for Q2 my net worth increased by 6% .

  • New Funds invested : 2100 in Taxable accounts and 9700 in retirement accounts.Trying to max out 401K/Roth IRA.
  • 1 New position initiated in my accounts  ABBV,Added 22 shares on April 20th. and Second batch of shares added on June 28th .
  • Dividends received: Total Dividends received   Q1 :  $1744 ,Q2 : $1920 ,if  the next two quarters end the same with no new additional Funds ,2019 Dividend income will end at $7330.

 

 

Dividend Increases received in Q2 in my Portfolio :

  • AAPL
  • CAT
  • KR
  • JNJ
  • FLO
  • PEP
  • PG
  • TGT
  • O

These all will help me in achieving my goal .AAPL was my biggest increase with 100 shares.

Still trying to add ABBV to round it to 50 shares in my Account. All dividends are reinvested .

How Did everyone do in Q2.

 

Recent Buy –KR,MO,MMM

In the last few Days i added the following Positions in my account. All of them are existing ones ,KR is one of my smallest position .

14 Shares of KR added at $22.29 including commision of $4.95 .This will bring total shares to 24 shares and Will add another $8.96 to my account.

1 Share of MMM at $169.9 ,will bring total shares to 10 . This will add another $5.76 to my account.

2 Shares of MO at $48.9 will bring total shares in all accounts to 31.   This will add another $ 6.40

I will be watching ABBV for final purchase in my roth IRA account.  All these purchase will add another $20 to the account. These small purchases are slowly making impact on the account.

 

June 2019 Dividend Report

Half of the year is completed and  Here are the dividends received for this month. For 2019 i crossed  1000 Dollars in dividend income 2nd time. 41 Companies Paid me dividend this month.

june1

Compared with 2018 this almost  800 dollars less . This happened due to reshuffling of my Funds in my retirement accounts and smaller dividend payment from RERGX due to no capital gain distribution like last year. Last year my retirement funds provided $1529 vs $576 this year . Some of the funds in my account  doesn’t pay dividends.

june

Overall its  not bad ,i like the progress happening in my Funds . Net worth Went up by 4%  compared to June 1st.

 

Q2 Final Buy–ABBV

On the last day of the quarter i added ABBV,i was watching it for last few weeks was going to add at 75 and decided to wait and with the purchase of Allergan the share price collapsed .I was itching to buy on that day and decided to see if it would go any more lower ,But it trended up and decided to add 15 shares at 71.45  with a commission of 4.95

This would bring  my total ABBV Shares to 37 and reduced my average price to 77. This would add another $60 to my account.

 

 

Dividend Hikes and Cuts, Buy MO

Here are the latest dividend Hikes and Cuts in my account.

TGT announced dividend increase from 0.64 to 0.66. This will increase my dividends by $4.72

AGNC Reduced its dividend from 0.18 to 0.16 this reduced my dividends by  $4.08

NLY reduced its dividend from 0.3 to 0.25c  this reduced my dividends by 10.6

These 2 cuts are small positions in my account and i am going to let them ride for now.

added

3 shares of MO. This will add another $12.8

Due to all cuts  ,My overall dividends increased by only 2.84

 

May Dividend Report

Following  are the dividends received for the month of May 2019. Total of 13 companies paid me this month  for a total of $374.23. With T being the biggest contributor . AAPL a close second  for this month.

May

Compared to last year its up 55% . it has been trending for the last 5 years slowly. Hopefully it will cross 400 Mark next May.

yearly

so how did everyone do this month. Expecting Monster numbers for all Community members next month  as its quarter end.

5/31 Purchase—WFC,GILD

On the last day of the month i added  3 shares of WFC and  16 Shares of GILD  to average down a price from $79  to $70. GILD was added in my roth IRA.It has been long time since i added WFC.

These 2 Purchases will add another $45.72 in my account.

Side note: I won a sweepstakes entry for 2 tickets to  universal studios Hollywood.Recently started playing coke cola sweepstakes .

 

Random Buys,401K Buys

Last few days Market is moody swinging up and down with lot of variations.

Purchased

5/6  1 MMM share at 181

5/9 1 MMM Share at 176.48

5/21 1 MMM Share at 167.03

 

05/09/19 -$32.09
Bought 2 LADR @ 16.045

i am holding on making a big purchase of any kind of shares,just adding small amounts.

Here are the 401k AdditionsMay17th.

Even the DGI community seems to have slowed down.Didn’t see Big buys.