Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Sharebuilder Weekly Purchases- Catch Up Post

Ive been super busy over the last month and have not had a chance to post my weekly buys. Anyways, Ive still been adding to the pile- albeit is small doses.  Here is what I have been up to over the past few weeks-

4/14 (Dow 18,037):
  • $400 of BBL at $43.29. Yield 5.73% 
  • $400 of RDS.B at $62.06. Yield 6.06%
$800 of new capital invested and adding $47.15 to my annual dividend income.

4/21 (Dow 17,950):
  • $300 of DEO at $112.20. Yield 3.08%.
$300 of new capital invested and adding $9.25to my annual dividend income. 

4/28 (Dow 18,010):
  • $150 of PG at $80.72. Yield 3.28%
  • $100 of DEO at $113.16. Yield 3.06%
  • $50 of BP at $43.35. Yield 5.54%
  • $50 of CVX at $110.06. Yield 3.89%
  • $50 of JNJ at $100.05. Yield 3.00%
  • $50 of CAT at $85.11. Yield 3.29%
$500 of new capital invested and adding $18.79 to my annual dividend income.

5/5 (Dow 17,928):
  • $150 of PG at $80.04. Yield 3.31%
  • $250 of DEO at $109.81. Yield 3.15% 
$400 of new capital invested and adding $12.85 to my annual dividend income.

5/12 (Dow 18,068):
  • $150 of PG at $80.01. Yield 3.31%
  • $250 of DEO at $110.28. Yield 3.13% 
$400 of new capital invested and adding $12.81 to my annual dividend income.

Note: Valuations and prices seem stretched and I really only like a few names at these levels.  I will continue to add to the snowball on a weekly basis but am waiting for a pullback to add larger chunks of money.



Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Q1 2015 Update


Dividends Received

Total dividends received during the quarter were $3,990

Purchases

Q1's purchases ($8,000):
  • $1350 of DEO at $113.69. Yield 3.04%
  • $1225 of CVX at $105.55. Yield 4.05%
  • $1100 of PM at $79.05. Yield 5.06%
  • $1075 of CAT at $82.32. Yield 3.40%
  • $950 of RDS.B at $63.34. Yield 5.94%
  • 800 of BP at $37.57. Yield 6.34%
  • $600 of EMR at $57.82. Yield 3.25%
  • $350 of JNJ at $100.57. Yield 2.78%
  • $250 of BBL at $40.66. Yield 6.10%
  • $150 of MCD at $89.91. Yield 3.78%
  • $150 of PG at $85.69. Yield 3.00%

Also reinvested all dividends.
 
$11,990 in total new capital added (including reinvested dividends) with initial yield of 4.12%. 

Dividend Increases

  • KMI 2.27% raise. +$32.44 annual income.
  • FAF 4.2% raise. +$22.42 annual income.
  • PEP 7.25% raise. +$38.00 annual income.
  • ABBV 4.1% raise. +$23.30 annual income

Annualized Dividend Income

All together, annualized dividend income increased by $616 from Jan 1 total of $14,493 to $15,109. This means my dividend stocks will pay $15,109 in dividends over the next 12 months.

Other

  • Lending Club interest received: $436.32
  • Bank interest received: $68.22
Total Q1 passive income: $4,495.

 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Sharebuilder Weekly Purchases- PM, DEO, JNJ, PG

Reporting my weekly buys that went through last week and yesterday.

Last weeks purchases 3/31 (Dow 17,776):
  • $300 of PM at $76.00. Yield 5.26% 
  • $300 of DEO at $111.12. Yield 3.11%.
$600 of new capital invested and adding $25.13 to my annual dividend income.

This weeks purchases 4/7 (Dow 17,875):
  • $200 of JNJ at $100.57. Yield 2.78%
  • $200 of PG at $83.05. Yield 3.10%
$400 of new capital invested and adding $11.77 to my annual dividend income.

Note: Big Shell sell-off  today on plans to buy BG Group for $70B.  Will have to find some time for some DD on this and proably look to add some more next week. 

At 5% yield with PM, have a hard time from buying more even though it is one of my 3 largest positions.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Sharebuilder Weekly Purchases- CAT, EMR

Reporting my weekly buys that went through on Tuesday. 

This weeks purchases 3/24 (Dow 18,011):
  • $200 of CAT at $80.61. Yield 3.47%
  • $200 of EMR at $56.90. Yield 3.30%.
$400 of new capital invested and adding $13.56 to my annual dividend income.

Note: On radar for next week: PM, DEO, CVX.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Sharebuilder Weekly Purchases- CVX, RDS.B, BP, PM

Reporting my weekly buys that went through on Tuesday. 

This weeks purchases 3/17 (Dow 17,849):
  • $300 of CVX at $102.56. Yield 4.17%
  • $300 of RDS.B at $61.08. Yield 6.16%.
  • $250 of BP at $37.61. Yield 6.38%.
  • $300 of PM at $77.83. Yield 5.14%.
$1150 of new capital invested and adding $62.36 to my annual dividend income.

Note: Continue to nibble on high yielding integrated major energy names along with PM.  I cant help myself w/ PM over 5%! 

On radar for next week- more of the unwanted and unloved: same as above, CAT, BBL

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Sharebuilder Weekly Purchases- BP, RDS.B, DEO

Reporting my weekly buys that went through yesterday.  We have had a bit of a sell-off over the last week and this weeks buys went through on an especially good day- market got pounded and was down 333 points.

This weeks purchases 3/10 (Dow 17,633):
  • $250 of BP at $39.50. Yield 6.08%
  • $250 of RDS.B at $62.74. Yield 5.99%.
  • $250 of DEO at $113.35. Yield 3.05%.
$750of new capital invested and adding $37.80 to my annual dividend income.

Note: Lot of names appearing attractive as I look over my watch list.  On radar for next week: PM, CAT, BBL, BP, RDS.B, DEO, ABBV.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Sharebuilder Weekly Purchases- CVX, CAT, PM

Reporting my weekly buys that went through today.

Market was down 83 points but we are still close to record territory.

This weeks purchases 3/3 (Dow 18,203):

  • $175 of CVX at $105.25. Yield 4.07%
  • $175 of CAT at $83.31. Yield 3.36%. 
  • $150 of PM at $82.76. Yield 4.83%.
$500 of new capital invested and adding $20.25 to my annual dividend income.

Note: Been a little light on the purchases the last few weeks. I have been adding to CVX the past 2 weeks.  Just nibbling.  Will continue to do so as long as yield is above 4%. May look to add to BP, RDS.B next week as well. I am full position PM but I find it hard not to buy more when it is yielding almost 5%.  
 

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Sharebuilder Weekly Purchases- EMR, CVX, CAT

Reporting my weekly buys that went through this past week.

This weeks purchases 2/24 (Dow 18,209):
  • $200 of EMR at $58.25. Yield 3.23% 
  • $150 of CVX at $108.11. Yield 3.96%
  • $150 of CAT at $84.10. Yield 3.33%.
$500 of new capital invested and adding $17.39 to my annual dividend income.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Sharebuilder Weekly Purchases- JNJ, PM, DEO, EMR, CAT

Reporting my weekly buys that went through last and this week

Last weeks purchases 2/10 (Dow 17,869):
  • $200 of JNJ at $99.93 Yield 2.80% 
  • $200 of PM at $80.75. Yield 4.95%
  • $200 of DEO at $115.12. Yield 3.01%.
$600 of new capital invested and adding $21.52 to my annual dividend income.

This weeks purchases 2/17 (Dow 18,048):
  • $200 of DEO at $115.67. Yield 2.99%
  • $200 of EMR at $58.32. Yield 3.22%
  • $150 of CAT at $84.56. Yield 3.31%
$550 of new capital invested and adding $17.40 to my annual dividend income.

Note: First addition (outside reinvested dividends) to EMR since 2012.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Sharebuilder Weekly Purchases- CAT, JNJ, PG

Reporting my weekly buys that went through today.

This weeks purchases 2/3 (Dow 17,666):
  • $200 of CAT  at $82.96. Yield 3.38%
  • $150 of JNJ at $101.44. Yield 2.76%
  • $150 of PG at $85.69. Yield 3% 
$500 of new capital invested and adding $15.40 to my annual dividend income.

Note: Today's buys went through on a big up day with the Dow closing up 305 points.  Oil led the way a closed at around $53 a barrell.  All the energy names were up pretty big.

First time adding to my JNJ and PG positions in quite a while.