Friday, April 20, 2018

Dividend Increase – Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)



Wednesday, April 18 the Board of Directors of Kinder Morgan, Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.125 to $ 0.20 per share that’s payable May 15, 2018 to holders of record April 30, 2018. This is a 60 percent increase from last quarter’s dividend, and is consistent with the plan KMI announced during the summer of 2017. KMI continues to expect to use cash in excess of dividend payments to fully fund growth investments, further strengthening its balance sheet. With current price $ 16.54 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.84%.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Dividend Increase - Unilever N.V.



Today the Board of Directors of Unilever announced a quarterly dividend increase of from 0.3585 to 0.3872 per share that’s payable June 6, 2018 to holders of record May  4, 2018. This represents a 8% increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price 46.38 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.34%. 


Sunday, April 15, 2018

Week in Review 15/18



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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, April 13, 2018

Dividend Increase – Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (SKT)



Yesterday, April 12 the Board of Directors of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.3425 to $ 0.35 per share that’s payable May 15, 2018 to holders of record April 30, 2018. This represents a 2.19% increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $ 22.64 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 6.18%.

Since becoming a public company in May 1993, the Company has paid a cash dividend each quarter and has increased its dividend each year.

During the first quarter of 2018, Tanger repurchased approximately 444,000 of its common shares at a weighted average price of $22.52 per share for total consideration of approximately $10 million.  The Company's $125 million share repurchase authorization is valid through May 2019 and currently has $65.7 million remaining for future share repurchases.  

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Recent Buy - Dominion Energy, Inc. (D)


Tuesday April 10, I bought 20 shares of Dominion Energy, Inc. at $ 65.97 per share plus commission.


Dominion Energy, Inc. produces and transports energy in the United States. The company's Power Delivery segment engages in the regulated electric transmission and distribution operations that serve residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in Virginia and North Carolina. Its Power Generation segment is involved in the electricity generation activities through gas, coal, nuclear, oil, renewables, biomass, hydro, solar, and power purchase agreements; and related energy supply operations. It also comprises generation operations of the company's merchant fleet and energy marketing, and price risk management activities for its assets. The company's Gas Infrastructure segment engages in the regulated natural gas distribution, gas transmission pipeline and storage, liquefied natural gas, and nonregulated retail natural gas marketing operations, as well as natural gas gathering and processing activities. This segment serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. As of December 31, 2017, the company's portfolio of assets included approximately 26,000 megawatts of generating capacity; 6,600 miles of electric transmission lines; 57,900 miles of electric distribution lines; 14,800 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering, and storage pipelines; and 51,800 miles of gas distribution pipelines. It served approximately 6 million utility and retail energy customers; and operated underground natural gas storage systems with approximately 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity. In addition, Dominion Energy, Inc. sells electricity at wholesale prices to rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and into wholesale electricity markets. The company was formerly known as Dominion Resources, Inc. and changed its name to Dominion Energy, Inc. in May 2017. Dominion Energy, Inc. was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.


Sunday, April 8, 2018

Week in Review 14/18



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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, April 5, 2018

Dividend Income - March 2018


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

Quarterly dividends received from: 

Intel Corporation (INTC) - € 96.94 ($ 120.00)
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) - € 64.66 ($ 79.90)
ConocoPhillips (COP) - € 6.97 ($ 8.55)
WEC Energy Group Inc. (WEC) - € 6.76 ($ 8.29)
HCP inc. (HCP) - € 30.04 ($ 37.00)
Enbridge Inc. (ENB.TO) - € 63.42 ($ 78.11)
Fortis Inc. (FTS.TO) - € 10.71 ($ 13.19) 
Canadian Utilities Limited (CU.TO) - € 7.43 ($ 9.16) 
Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) - € 23.65 ($ 29.10) 
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) - € 1.60 ($ 2.00)
Target Corporation (TGT) - € 57.57 ($ 71.30) 
Chevron Corporation (CVX) - € 54.23 ($ 67.20)  
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - € 40.68 ($ 50.40) 
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) - € 22.98 ($ 28.48)
McDonald's Corporation (MCD) - € 16.42 ($ 20.20)
Flowers Foods Inc. (FLO) - € 25.59 ($ 31.45) 
Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) - € 25.35 ($ 31.15)
V.F. Corporation (VFC) - € 31.76 ($ 39.10)
Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM) - € 11.55 ($ 14.25)   
Unilever N.V. (AMS:UNA) - € 28.68 ($ 35.41)  
Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) - € 50.52 ($ 62.50)
Eaton Corporation (ETN) - € 16.03 ($ 19.80)
Magna International (MGA) - € 13.36 ($ 16.51)  
Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) - € 16.22 ($ 19.95)  
Triton International Limited Co (TRTN) - € 36.58 ($ 45.00)
T. Rowe Price Group Inc. (TROW) - € 31.30 ($ 38.50)
Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR) - € 97.45 ($121.20)

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Week in Review 13/18



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.