Saturday, July 26, 2014

June 2014 Update

Dividends Received

Total dividends received during the month were $1,488.39:
  • RDS.B $164.87
  • RDS.A $104.29
  • INTC $157.38
  • LMT $142.47
  • JNJ $124.69
  • EXC $100.29
  • TEVA  $107.31
  • AFL $81.85
  • BDX $74.18
  • FAF $131.54
  • MCD $74.78
  • CVX $77.61
  • EMR $32.39
  • GS $17.32
  • FTR $2.03
  • V $1.87

Purchases

This months purchases ($1,550):
  • $550 of V at $211.53.  Yield  .76%.
  • $400 of PG at $79.81. Yield 3.23%.
  • $350 of AFL at $62.22. Yield 2.38%.
  •  $250 of CVX at $123.19. Yield 3.47%.
Also reinvested all dividends.
 
$2,974.07 in total new capital added (including reinvested dividends) with initial yield of 2.70%. 

Dividend Increases

  • CAT 16.7% raise. +$46.09 annual income.

Annualized Dividend Income

All together, annualized dividend income increased by $123 from last months total of $12,989 to $13,113. This means my dividend stocks will pay $13,113 in dividends over the next 12 months.

Other

  • Lending Club interest received: $255.99
  • Bank interest received: $36.97

Total passive income: $1,781.35


Note:
Saw my largest 1 month total ever in Lending Club interest.  I have about $26k in the account and have been investing with Lending Club for over 4 years.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sharebuilder DRIP Purchases- ACN, AFL, KMR

Reporting my weekly buys that went through earlier this week.

This weeks purchases 7/15 (Dow 17,061):
  • $125 of ACN at $79.63. Yield 2.34%
  • $100 of AFL at $62.89. Yield 2.36%.
  • $100 of KMR at $77.45. Yield 7.13%.
$325 of new capital invested adding $12.41 to my annual dividend income.

Note: With the quickly escalating world turmoil that is occurring as we speak, we may be looking at lower stock prices coming in the near future if today's sell off is any indication.  

On my radar for next week: MCD, PM, GE, CVX

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Sharebuilder DRIP Purchases- ACN, KMR, PM

Reporting my weekly buys that went through today.  Market was down 118 points to close at 16,907.
2/3 of the purchases were up for the day.

Today's buys: 
  • $125 of ACN at $81.03. Yield 2.30%.
  • $125 of KMR at $77.22. Yield 7.15%.
  • $125 of PM at $86.56. Yield 4.34%.
$375 of new capital invested adding $17.24 to my annual dividend income.

Note: $19 away from $1200 annual go-forward dividends from PM.  Should be able to close on that goal within the next month or so.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Sharebuilder DRIP Purchases- V, AFL, PG, PM, GE

Reporting my weekly purchases that went through this week and last week.

Last weeks purchases 6/24 (Dow 16,818):
  • $200 of V at $210.30. Yield .76%.
  • $100 of AFL at $62.93. Yield 2.35%.
  • $100 of PG at $79.37. Yield 3.24%. 
$400 of new capital invested adding $7.11 to my annual dividend income.


This weeks purchases 7/1 (Dow 16,956):
  • $125 of PM at $84.50. Yield 4.45%.
  • $125 of GE at $26.49. Yield 3.32%.
  • $125 of PG at $79.30. Yield 3.25%.
 $375 of new capital invested adding $13.77 to my annual dividend income.


Note: Added to PM for first time in a while after their recent pullback.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Sharebuilder DRIP Purchases- V, PG, CVX, AFL

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

Last weeks purchases 6/10 (Dow 16,946):
  • $150 of V at $214.15. Yield .75%.
  • $100 of CVX at $124.81. Yield 3.43%.
  • $100 of PG at $80.24. Yield 3.21%. 
$350 of new capital invested adding $7.76 to my annual dividend income.


This weeks purchases 6/17 (Dow 16,808):
  • $200 of V at $210.81. Yield .76%.
  • $100 of AFL at $62.65. Yield 2.36%.
  • $100 of PG at $79.42. Yield 3.24%.
 $400 of new capital invested adding $7.12 to my annual dividend income.


Note: Still waiting for a pull back to put larger amounts of capital into the market.  Feel like I have been saying that for a while.  Will continue to nibble as I wait.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

April & May 2014 Update



Great time of the year with summer upon us, Stanley Cup play-offs, and baseball in full swing!

The days are some of the longest of the year which means extra time hanging with my 21 month old son in the back yard playing catch and goofing around.  That is what life is all about and why I am trying my best to achieve FI.

Anyways, I didn't post an April update so wanted to give a quick summary:
  • Dividends received $673.74:  $288.25 PM, $202.45 GE, $175.46 MO, $7.38 IDGTX
  • Purchases $2050: $750 V at $203.06, $625 ACN at $78.82, $300 AFL at $62.09, $275 KMI at $33.16, $100 PM at $81.87
  • $2724 in total new capital including reinvested dividends
  • Dividend increases +$162
  • Annualized dividend income increased $237 from $12,633 to $12,870
  • Lending Club & interest income $168.75
  • Total passive income $842.29

On to the May numbers:

Dividends Received

Total dividends received during the month were $871.98
  • KMR $226.45
  • KMI $138.30
  • ABBV $118.63
  • PG $90.55
  • CAT $68.74
  • PAYX $50.93
  • AAPL $41.07
  • VZ $44.59
  • ABT $60.68
  • CLX $17.91
  • ACN $4.13

Purchases

This months purchases ($1700):
  • $575 of KMR at $71.88. Yield 7.68%.
  • $275 of KMI at $32.54. Yield 5.16%.
  • $300 of AFL at $61.62. Yield 2.40%
  • $200 of V at $206.31. Yield  .78%.
  • $150 of ACN at $79.88. Yield 2.33%.
  • $100 of GE at $26.59. Yield 3.31%.
  • $100 of PG at $80.44. Yield 3.20%
Also reinvested all dividends.
 
$2,572 in total new capital added (including reinvested dividends) with initial yield of 4.51%. 

Dividend Increases

  • CLX 4.2% raise. +$3.03 annual income.

Annualized Dividend Income

All together, annualized dividend income increased by $119 from last months total of $12,870 to $12,989. This means my dividend stocks will pay $12,989 in dividends over the next 12 months.

Other

  • Lending Club interest received: $184.79
  • Bank interest received: $48.18

Total passive income: $1,104.95. 

Note: This months passive income total is a 49% increase over last years May total.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Sharebuilder DRIP Purchases- AFL, CVX, PG

Reporting my weekly buy's that went through earlier this week.

This weeks purchases 6/3 (Dow 16,722):
  • $150 of AFL at $61.49. Yield 2.41%.
  • $150 of CVX at $122.13. Yield 3.50%. 
  • $100 of PG at $80.25. Yield 3.21%.
$400 of new capital invested adding $12.08 to my annual dividend income.

Note: Small additions to some of the best blue chips on the planet.  Hard to go wrong with that even in a bit of an overheated market.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Sharebuilder DRIP Purchases- AFL, KMR, GE

Reporting my weekly buys that went through today.  Market basically gained back all the ground it lost in the previous week and closed today at 16,676.

This weeks purchases:
  • $150 of AFL at $61.62. Yield 2.40%
  • $150 of KMR at $72.47. Yield 7.62%.
  • $100 of GE at $26.59. Yield 3.31%
$450 of new capital invested adding $18.34 to my annual dividend income.


Note: Continue to like AFL and Kinder at these levels even though both are trading quite higher then my cost basis. First purchase of GE in a while.  I think that it offers decent value here but would prefer a 3.5% initial yield.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Sharebuilder DRIP Purchases- AFL, KMR, PG

Reporting my weekly buys that went through today.

Market was down 138 points to close at 16,374.

This weeks purchases:
  • $150 of AFL at $61.62. Yield 2.40%
  • $150 of KMR at $72.29. Yield 7.64%.
  • $100 of PG at $80.44. Yield 3.20%
$450 of new capital invested adding $18.25 to my annual dividend income.

Note:  Market down 340 points over the last week. Beginning of a pullback?

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Sharebuilder DRIP Purchases- V, KMR, KMI, ACN

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

Last weeks purchases 5/6 (Dow 16,401):
  • $200 of V at $206.31 Yield .78%.
  • $125 of KMR at $71.94. Yield 7.67%.
  • $125 of KMI at $32.69. Yield 5.13%. 
$450 of new capital invested adding $17.56 to my annual dividend income.


This weeks purchases 5/13 (Dow 16,715):
  • $150 of ACN at $79.88. Yield 2.33%.
  • $150 of KMR at $70.87. Yield 7.79%.
  • $150 of KMI at $32.42. Yield 5.18%.
 $450 of new capital invested adding $22.94 to my annual dividend income.

Note: Both KMI and KMR are sitting close to 52 week lows and I will continue to add at these levels. 

Today's Kinder purchases pushed me over $1500 go forward annual Kinder dividends.