1 August 2017 – POOL, GSK, HSBC, SWKS, DE, GIS, DRI, NCV, MCA, BSD, RGCO, PFLT, T, BMY, VZ, POT

Today’s Purchases

POOL  –  1  @  $107.96
GSK  –  1  @  $40.67
HSBC  –  1  @  $50.69
SWKS  –  1  @  $104.30

Today’s Dividend Received  ~  $139.64

DE  –   $1.80
GIS  –   $4.90
DRI  –   $0.63
NCV  –   $1.37
MCA  –   $0.39
BSD  –   $0.46
RGCO  –   $0.29
PFLT  –   $0.57
T  –   $48.02
BMY  –   $27.69
VZ  –   $45.62
POT  –   $7.90

Stock Purchase & Dividend Increased, adding  $2.87  forward year-end dividends cash flow.
Projected Year-End Total Dividend:  $4,329.03
Increased From Previous Year:  +64.88%


 

5 July 2017 – INTU, OGE, BRC, GIS, CSQ, SR, TU

Today’s Purchases

INTU  –  1  @  $132.16
OGE  –  1  @  $34.51
BRC  –  1  @  $33.70
GIS  –  1  @  $55.54
CSQ  –  1  @  $11.75

Today’s Dividend Received  ~  $20.75

SR  –   $1.05
TU  –   $19.70  ~  +5.8%  increased from last quarter.

Stock Purchase & Dividend Increased, adding  $5.34  forward year-end dividends cash flow.
Projected Year-End Total Dividend:  $4,269.25
Increased From Previous Year:  +62.61%


 

1 May 2017 – FE, INTC, LGI, CM, JPM, T, TD, BMY, VZ, DE, DRI, GIS, CPB, NCV, BSD, RGCO, CVS, PFLT

Today’s Purchases

FE  –  1  @  $29.58  *  New Position
INTC  –  1  @  $36.08
LGI  –  1  @  $15.61

Today’s Dividend Received  ~  $151.42

CM  –   $0.93  ~  -3.12%  decreased from last quarter.
JPM  –   $15.50  ~  +4.17%  increased from last quarter.
T  –   $48.02  ~  +2.08%  increased from last quarter.
TD  –   $15.37  ~  +4.20%  increased from last quarter.
BMY  –   $27.69
VZ  –   $34.07
DE  –   $1.20
DRI  –   $0.56
GIS  –   $4.32
CPB  –   $0.70
NCV  –   $1.24
BSD  –   $0.07
RGCO  –   $0.15
CVS  –   $1.50
PFLT  –   $0.10

Stock Purchase & Dividend Increased, adding  $9.22  forward year-end dividends cash flow.
Projected Year-End Total Dividend:  $4,058.79
Increased From Previous Year:  +54.59%


Continuing to a strong 4th month and great outlook for the rest of the year. +54.70% increase from last April 2016.

April 2017  –  $218.25  ~  +54.70%  increased from last year.
April 2016  –  $141.08  ~  +60.06%  increased from last year.
April 2015  –  $88.14

Not a big increase as I suspected, several companies pushed their dividend payout date to May. Still glad it’s over 50%.

5 April 2017 – OGE, GIS, NCV

Today’s Purchases

OGE  –  1  @  $35.25  *  New Position
GIS  –  1  @  $58.73
NCV  –  1  @  $6.85

Stock Purchase & Dividend Increased, adding  $2.87  forward year-end dividends cash flow.
Projected Year-End Total Dividend:  $4,013.41
Increased From Previous Year:  +52.86%


 

13 February 2017 – MMT, TROW, GIS, APD

Today’s Purchases

MMT  –  1  @  $6.22 
TROW  –  1  @  $69.11 
GIS  –  1  @  $62.54

Today’s Dividend Received  ~  $1.72

APD  –   $1.72

Stock Purchase & Dividend Increased, adding  $4.05  forward year-end dividends cash flow.
Projected Year-End Total Dividend:  $3,478.98
Increased From Previous Year:  +32.51%


And the Trump rally continues…

6 February 2017 – BKCC, GIS, ETR

Today’s Purchases

BKCC  –  1  @  $7.42
GIS   –  1  @  $61.72 
ETR  –  1  @  $71.86   * New Position

Stock Purchases, adding  $5.76  forward year-end dividends cash flow.
Projected Year-End Total Dividend:  $3,399.63
Increased From Previous Year:  29.49%


Yesterday I learned a valuable lesson. Never assume all mail, is junk mail. While cleaning out a pile of unopened envelope; I stumbled upon a check from Chase. Generally, when I see mail from major banks, I assume it’s junk mail.  When I opened the envelope, I was surprised to find out it was a check written from Chase, that it was back pay from some interest they may have charged me during my deployment in Afghanistan over five years ago. The check was dated last May 2016. Almost a year ago!

To my surprise was the amount on it. $2,883! It was like stumbling upon buried treasure! As soon I called Customer Service to verify if it’s still valid, I went ahead deposited it for a rainy day.

 

1 February 2017 – AES, D, CVS, JPM, TD, JPM, DE, DRI, GIS, NCV

Today’s Purchases

AES  –  1  @  $11.27
D  –  1  @  $72.26  *  New Position
CVS  –  1  @  $78.84  *  New Position

Today’s Dividend Received  ~  $33.48

TD  –  $14.75  ~  +2.79% increase from last quarter.
JPM  –  $14.88
DE  –  $1.20
DRI  –  $0.56
GIS  –  $1.44
NCV  –  $0.65

Stock Purchase & Dividend Increased, adding  $4.43  forward year-end dividends cash flow.
Projected Year-End Total Dividend:  $3,356.62
Increased From Previous Year:  27.70%


Today marks the beginning of a new month. Time has gone by so fast; we are in the second month of 2017 now. January is usually a slow month for stock purchasing as it’s a financial recovery month from the holidays.

Regardless, it is still a good way to start off the year as my total dividends received for January is my highest yet. A  75.5% increase from last year.

January 2017  –  $183.43
January 2016  –  $104.52
January 2015  –  $0.00

It’s great to see that steady and discipline investing is being paid off.