Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Dividend Increase – PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP)



On Friday, February 15th PepsiCo Inc. announced a dividend increase of from $ 0.9275 to $ 0.955 per share effective with the dividend expected to be paid in June 2019.This represents a 2.96% increase to regular quarterly dividends. This represents the Company’s 47th consecutive annual dividend per share increase.

With current price $ 115.91 (Friday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.30%.


Sunday, February 17, 2019

Week in Review 7/19



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, February 15, 2019

Dividend Increase – Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)



On Wednesday February 13th, Cisco Systems, Inc. announced a dividend increase of from $ 0.33 to $ 0.35 per share that’s payable April 24, 2019 to holders of record April 5, 2019. This represents a 6.06% increase to regular quarterly dividends.
Cisco's board of directors has also approved a $15 billion increase to the authorization of the stock repurchase program. There is no fixed termination date for the repurchase program. The remaining authorized amount for stock repurchases including the additional authorization is approximately $24 billion.

With current price $ 48.40 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.89%.


Thursday, February 14, 2019

Dividend Increase – T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW)



Yesterday T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. announced a dividend increase of from $ 0.70 to $ 0.76 per share that’s payable March 29, 2019 to holders of record March 15, 2019. This represents an 8.57% increase to regular quarterly dividends. This will mark the 33rd consecutive year since the firm's initial public offering that the company will have increased its regular annual dividend.

With current price $ 98.13 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.10%.

The Board also approved a 10 million share increase in the company’s authorization to repurchase its common stock. This brings the total repurchase authorization to nearly 22.4 million shares.


Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Dividend Income January 2019


The first month of 2019 is over and it is time to report my dividend income. In January 2019 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:


Quarterly dividends received from:

$

$
Telus Corporation (TU)
63.60
72.14
Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN)
22.25
25.35
Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)
53.64
61.05
Nutrien Ltd (NTR)
20.80
23.65
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (BIP)
2.42
2.82
Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR)
104.79
121.20
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)
11.25
13.00
Ventas Inc. (VTR)
34.55
39.63
Golar LNG (GLNG)
19.52
22.50
W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC)
63.17
72.10
Baxter International Inc. (BAX)
10.05
11.40
VEREIT Inc. (VER)
39.23
44.69
Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH)
21.42
24.77
Scotiabank (BNS.TO)
87.26
99.27
Altria Group Inc. (MO)
121.91
140.00
TD Bank Group (TD.TO)
80.34
91.85
Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)
84.46
96.90
BCE Inc. (BCE.TO)
52.49
59.78
PepsiCo Inc. (PEP)
81.07
92.75
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN.TO)
56.26
64.10
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
17.39
20.00









Monthly dividends received from:

$
LTC Properties Inc. (LTC)
16.25
16.25
Realty Income Corp (O)
16.44
18.79
Inter Pipeline Ltd. (IPL.TO)
30.66
34.92
Global X SuperDividend ETF (SDIV)
70.88
81.12

TOTAL
€1,195.55
$1,368.17


Sunday, February 10, 2019

Week in Review 6/19



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.


Thursday, February 7, 2019

Dividend Increase – BCE Inc. (BCE)



Today, February 7, the Board of Directors of BCE Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.755 to CA$ 0.7925 per share that’s payable April 15, 2019 to holders of record March 15, 2019. The declared dividend represents a 4.97 percent increase from the prior quarterly rate.

This is BCE's 15th increase to its annual common share dividend since Q4 2008, representing a total increase of 117%, and the 11th consecutive year that BCE has delivered 5% or better dividend growth while maintaining the dividend payout ratio(3) within the target policy range of 65% to 75% of free cash flow. The higher dividend for 2019 is fully supported by projected growth in free cash flow.

With current price CA$ 57.56 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.51%.