Sunday, May 26, 2019

Week in Review 21/19



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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, May 23, 2019

Dividend Increase – Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)



Today May 23, the Board of Directors of Flowers Foods, Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.18 to $ 0.19 per ordinary share that’s payable June 21, 2019 to holders of record June 7, 2019. This represents a 5.56% increase to regular quarterly dividends.

"The board and management team believe Flowers Foods is well positioned to grow profitably with its leading bakery brands," said George E. Deese, chairman of the board. "Our company's strong cash flow is a powerful advantage and supports both strategic investments and a growing dividend. The board is confident the company's strategic priorities to profitably grow brands, aggressively manage costs, invest in product adjacencies, and develop a team with leading capabilities can deliver attractive shareholder returns over the long-term."

With current price $ 22.80 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.33 %.


Sunday, May 19, 2019

Week in Review 20/19



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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.


Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Dividend Income - April 2019


A month has passed again and it is time to report my dividend income. In April 2019 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:



Annual dividends received from:

$
Fortum Corporation (FORTUM)
1,320.00
1,481.44
Orion Corporation (ORNBV)
450.00
505.04
UPM-Kymmene Corporation (UPM)
1430.00
1615.47
Sampo plc (SAMPO)
441.75
496.35

Semiannual dividends received from:

$
Telia Company (TELIA1)
338.24
382.11
Neste Corporation (NESTE)
456.00
513.41
Kesko Corporation (KESKOB)
117.00
132.17
NCC AB (NCC-B)
57.08
64.80
Bonava AB (BONAVA)
74.25
84.40




Sunday, May 12, 2019

Week in Review 19/19



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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, May 10, 2019

Dividend Increase – Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (AQN)



Yesterday May 9, the Board of Directors of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.1282 to $ 0.1410 per ordinary share that’s payable July 15, 2019 to holders of record June 28, 2019. This represents a 9.98% increase to regular quarterly dividends.

With current price CA$ 15.25 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.95 %.


Thursday, May 9, 2019

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



Today May 9, the Board of Directors of TELUS Corporation announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.545 to CA$ 0.5625 per ordinary share that’s payable July 2, 2019 to holders of record June 10, 2019. This represents a 7.14% increase year-over-year and 3.21% increase to the last quarter dividend. This was a seventeenth dividend increase since TELUS announcing their multi-year dividend growth program in May 2011.

TELUS announced its intention to target ongoing semi-annual dividend increases, with the annual increase in the range of 7 to 10 per cent from 2020 through to the end of 2022. This announcement further extends TELUS’ multi-year dividend growth program originally announced in May 2011 and extended for three additional years in each of May 2013 and May 2016. This program provides investors with ongoing clarity with respect to TELUS’ dividend growth model. 

With current price CA$ 49.20 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.57 %.


Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Dividend Increase – Baxter International Inc. (BAX)



Today May 7, the Board of Directors of Baxter International Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.19 to $ 0.22 per ordinary share that’s payable July 1, 2019 to holders of record June 7, 2019. This represents a 15.79 % increase to regular quarterly dividends.

“Baxter’s increased dividend reflects the ongoing impact of our business transformation, which is strengthening our financial position as we pursue our mission to save and sustain lives,” said José (Joe) E. Almeida, chairman and chief executive officer. “Our disciplined capital allocation strategy remains focused on driving innovation for patients, growth for the business and greater value for our investors.”

With current price $ 76.81 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 1.15 %.


Sunday, April 28, 2019

Week in Review 17/19



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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 26, 2019

Dividend Increase – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)



Yesterday, April 25, the Board of Directors of Johnson & Johnson announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.90 to $ 0.95 per ordinary share that’s payable June 11, 2019 to holders of record May 28, 2019. This represents a 5.56 % increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $ 139.65 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.72 %.

Since I own 60 shares of JNJ, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by $ 8.94.


Thursday, April 25, 2019

Dividend Increase - Lazard Ltd (LAZ)



Yesterday, April 24, the Board of Directors of Lazard Ltd announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.44 to $ 0.47 per ordinary share that’s payable May 17, 2019 to holders of record May 6, 2019. This represents a 6.82 % increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $ 37.59 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.00 %.

Since I own 100 shares of LAZ, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by $ 8.94.


Sunday, April 21, 2019

Week in Review 16/19


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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 19, 2019

Dividend Increase - Unilever N.V. (UNA)



Yesterday, April 18, the Board of Directors of Unilever announced a quarterly dividend increase of from € 0.3872 to € 0.4104 per ordinary share that’s payable June 5, 2019 to holders of record May 3, 2019. This represents a 5.99 % increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price € 52.27 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.14 %.

Since I own 80 shares of UNA, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by € 5.53.


Thursday, April 18, 2019

Dividend Increase – Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)



Yesterday, April 17, the Board of Directors of Kinder Morgan, Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.20 to $ 0.25 per ordinary share that’s payable May 15, 2019 to holders of record April 30, 2019. This represents a 25.00 % increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $ 19.69 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.08 %.

Since I own 200 shares of KMI, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by $ 29.80.


Sunday, April 14, 2019

Week in Review 15/19



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, April 11, 2019

Recent Buy - AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)


On Tuesday, April 9, I bought 15 shares of  AbbVie Inc. at $ 82.75 per share plus commission.


My overall cost basis of this position increases from $ 63.54 to $ 68.40 per share. I totally hold now 60 shares of ABBV and my yield on cost is 6.26%. You can look at my first purchase of ABBV here.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Dividend Income - March 2019



The first quarter of the year is over and it's time to report my dividend income from March 2019



Quarterly dividends received from:

$

$
Unilever N.V. (UNA.AS)
30.98
35.40
Intel Corporation (INTC)
110.19
126.00
QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)
13.81
15.50
Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)
28.62
32.46
WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC)
7.78
8.85
Dominion Energy, Inc. (D)
32.15
36.70
Chevron Corporation (CVX)
63.25
71.40
ConocoPhillips (COP)
8,05
9.15
The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC)
35.10
40.00
Target Corporation (TGT)
65.24
73.60
The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)
17.99
20.40
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
47.84
54.00
Pfizer Inc. (PFE)
74.35
84.60
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
19.65
22.05
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)
6.15
7.04
McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
20.48
23.20
V.F. Corporation (VFC)
38.21
43.35
Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)
29.40
33.30
Triton International Limited (TRTN)
46.38
52.00
3M Company (MMM)
7.65
8.64
Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)
26.14
29.40
Eaton Corporation plc (ETN)
18.84
21.30
T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW)
37.26
41.80
Lazard Ltd (LAZ)
82.86
94.00
Magna International Inc. (MGA)
32.23
36.50
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)
26.36
29.75
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)
114.67
129.60
Enbridge Inc. (ENB.TO)
73.38
83.26
Fortis Inc. (FTS.TO)
41.76
47.38
Canadian Utilities Limited (CU.TO)
42.03
47.69

Monthly dividends received from:

$
Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN)
22.36
25.35
LTC Properties Inc. (LTC)
16.63
19.00
Realty Income Corp (O)
16.91
19.17
Inter Pipeline Ltd. (IPL.TO)
30.66
34.71
Global X SuperDividend ETF (SDIV)
71.85
81.12

TOTAL
€1,357.21
$1,537.67