Sunday, November 27, 2016

Week in Review 47/16




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

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Week in Review 46/16




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

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Week in Review 45/16




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

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Recent Buy - V.F. Corporation (VFC)

Yesterday on November 9, I Bought 25 shares of  V.F. Corporation at $ 52.98 per share.



V.F. Corporation engages in the design, production, procurement, marketing, and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and related products in the United States and Europe. The company primarily offers outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment, youth culture/action sports-inspired footwear, handbags, luggage, backpacks, totes, accessories, surfing-inspired footwear, merino wool socks, women’s activewear, and travel accessories under the The North Face, Vans, Timberland, Kipling, Napapijri, Jansport, Reef, Smartwool, Eastpak, lucy, and Eagle Creek brands. It also provides denim, casual apparel, footwear, and accessories under the Wrangler, Lee, Lee Casuals, Riders by Lee, Rustler, Timber Creek by Wrangler, and Rock & Republic brands. In addition, the company offers occupational, protective occupational, athletic, licensed athletic, and licensed apparel products under the Red Kap, Bulwark, Horace Small, Majestic, MLB, NFL, and Harley-Davidson brands; sportswear apparel, luggage, and accessories under the Nautica brand; and handbags, luggage, backpacks, totes, and accessories under the Kipling brand. Further, it provides premium denim apparel, footwear, and accessories under the 7 For All Mankind, Splendid, and Ella Moss brands. The company sells its products primarily to specialty stores, department stores, national chains, and mass merchants, as well as sells through company operated stores, concession retail stores, and e-commerce sites. V.F. Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Recent Buy - Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH)



Yesterday on November 7, I Bought 20 shares of  Cardinal Health, Inc. at $ 65.69 per share.


Cardinal Health, Inc. operates as a healthcare services and products company worldwide. The company’s Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare, specialty pharmaceutical, and consumer products to retailers, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. It offers distribution, inventory management, data reporting, new product launch support, and contract pricing and chargeback administration services to pharmaceutical manufacturers; pharmacy and medication therapy management, and patient outcomes services to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and payers; consulting, patient support, and other services to pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers. This segment also operates nuclear pharmacies and cyclotron facilities that manufacture, prepare, and deliver radiopharmaceuticals, as well as operates direct-to-patient specialty pharmacies; offers logistics, marketing, and other services; and repackages generic pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter healthcare products. The company’s Medical segment distributes a range of medical, surgical, and laboratory products and services to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and other healthcare providers, as well as to patients in the home. This segment also develops, manufactures, and sources medical and surgical products comprising surgical drapes, and gowns and apparel; exam and surgical gloves; fluid suction and collection systems; cardiovascular and endovascular products; and wound care and orthopedic products, as well as assembles and offers sterile and non-sterile procedure kits. In addition, it offers supply chain services, including spend, distribution, and inventory management services to healthcare providers; and post-acute care management, and transition services and software to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and payers. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Dividend Income - October 2016

Again, one month passed and it is time to report my dividend income. In October 2016 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:


Semiannual dividend received from:

Telia Company (TELIA1) - €307.80 ($337.69)
 
Quarterly dividends received from:

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) - € 6.96 ($ 7.80) 
TELUS Corporation (TU) - € 46.86 ($ 52.54)
Golar LNG (GLNG) - € 6.68 ($ 7.50)
PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) - € 67.12 ($ 75.25)
The Coca-Cola Company (KO) - € 46.88  ($ 52.50)
Altria Group Inc. (MO) - € 95.71 ($ 106.75
Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) - € 80.54 ($ 88.40)
The Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC) - € 53.57 ($ 60.00
W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) - € 26.93 ($ 29.55
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN.TO) - € 28.61 ($ 31.77)
VEREIT Inc. (VER) - € 40.69 ($ 44.69) 
Agrium Inc. (AGU) - € 20.09 ($ 21.88)
General Electric Co. (GE) - € 38.02 ($ 41.40)
Scotiabank (BNS.TO) - € 77.96 ($ 85.62)
Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) - € 27,41 ($ 29.90) 
TD Bank Group (TD.TO) - € 67.23 ($ 73.76)

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Week in Review 44/16




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

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Dividend Increase – TELUS Corporation (TSX: T, NYSE: TU)


Yesterday the Board of Directors of TELUS Corporation announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.46 to CA$ 0.48 per share that’s payable January 3, 2017 to holders of record December 9, 2016. This represents a 9.09% increase year-over-year and 4.35% increase to the last quarter dividend. This was a twelfth dividend increase since TELUS announcing their multi-year dividend growth program in May 2011 With current price CA$ 42.40 (Yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.53%.

Since I own 150 shares, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by CA$ 8.94.

That increase rises my YOC to 4.31%.

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Friday, November 4, 2016

Dividend Increase – Inter Pipeline Ltd. (TSE:IPL)




3th November Inter Pipeline Ltd. announced that its board of directors has approved a 3.8 percent increase to its monthly cash dividend from CA$ 0.13 to CA$ 0.135 per share. On an annualized basis, dividends will increase by CA$ 0.06 per share from CA$ 1.56 to CA$ 1.62. Shareholders of record as of November 22, 2016 will be eligible for Inter Pipeline's new monthly dividend rate of CA$ 0.135 per share, with payment expected on or about December 15, 2016.

With current price CA$ 27.12 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.97,%. 

Since I own 200 shares this will increase my yearly net dividends by CA$ 8.94.

That increase rises my YOC to 6.20%

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Income and Expenses, Savings Rate for Q3 2016


Time has passed very quickly, it is already November and the time to look, how I managed during the third quarter, and how my journey towards financial independence is progressing. The past year has so far gone reasonably well, although I'll not achieve my dividend income goals, I'm still fairly satisfied with my achievements. Since this is the second year when I keep a stricter control of my spending, I  also made a comparison with last year's results. As I mentioned in my first income / expenditure report, I will make a summary on a quarterly basis, because my months in the case of income are very different. This will give me a better view of the overall situation and hopefully will inspire some of my blog readers.