Sunday, June 24, 2018

Week in Review 25/18



Welcome and thanks for reading!
In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Week in Review 24/18



Welcome and thanks for reading!
In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Dividend Income - May 2018

Again, one month passed and it is time to report my dividend income. In May 2018 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:



Annual dividend received from:


Sampo plc (SAMPO) - € 312.00 ($ 374.00) 
TELE2 B (TEL2-B.ST) - € 88.20 ($ 101.97)

Semiannual dividend received from:


Bonava AB B (BONAVA-B) - € 73.20 ($ 88.53)

Quarterly dividends received from:  


AT&T Inc. (T) - € 128.10 ($ 155.00)
General Mills Inc. (GIS) - € 24.52 ($ 29.40)
CVS Health Corporation (CVS) - € 22.94 ($ 27.50)
ONEOK Inc. (OKE) - € 33.58 ($ 39.75)
Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) - € 33.86 ($ 40.00)
Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) - € 103.15 ($ 122.10)
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) - € 36.49 ($ 43.20) 
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (SKT) - € 44.35 ($ 52.50)
Emera Incorporated (EMA.TO) - € 48.64 ($ 58.49)
Oriflame Holding AG (STO:ORI) - € 420.00 ($ 495.39)
Eaton Corporation plc (ETN) - € 16.82 ($ 19.80)
Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO) - € 74.64 ($ 87.58)
Williams-Sonoma Inc. (WSM) - € 16.61 ($ 19.35)
Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) - € 87.77 ($103.30) 

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Recent Buy - BCE Inc. (BCE.TO)

Yesterday June 13, I bought 30 shares of BCE Inc. at CA$ 55,22 per share plus commission.


My overall cost basis of this position decreases from CA$ 59.64 to CA$ 58.41 per share. I totally hold now 105 shares of BCE and my yield on cost is 5.17%. You can look at my first purchase of BCE here

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Dividend Increase – Target Corporation (TGT)


Today the Board of Directors of Target Corporation announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.62 to $ 0.64 per share that’s payable September 10, 2018 to holders of record August 15 , 2018. This represents a 3.23% increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $ 79.43 (todays open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.22%. 

The 3rd quarter dividend will be the company’s 204th consecutive dividend paid since October 1967 when the company became publicly held. With the increase announced today, 2018 is expected to be the 47th consecutive year in which Target has increased its annual dividend.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Week in Review 23/18



Welcome and thanks for reading!
In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Dividend Increase – Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)


Today Philip Morris International announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.07 to $ 1.14 per share that’s payable July 11, 2018 to holders of record June 22, 2018. This represents a 6.54% increase to regular quarterly dividends. The new annualized dividend rate is $ 4.56 per common share, representing a yield of 5.89% based on PM’s close stock price of $ 77.39 on June 7, 2018. This is the eleventh consecutive year in which PMI has increased its dividend, representing a total increase of 147.8%, or a compound annual growth rate of 9.5%, since PMI became a public company in 2008.

Since I own 85 shares of PM, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by $ 17.73.