Friday, October 19, 2018

Recent Buy - Lazard Ltd (LAZ)


Monday October 15, I bought 50 shares of Lazard Ltd at $ 42.88 per share plus commission.


Lazard Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a financial advisory and asset management firm worldwide. Its Financial Advisory segment offers various financial advisory services regarding mergers and acquisitions and other strategic matters, restructurings, capital structure, capital raising, shareholder advisory, and various other financial matters. This segment serves corporate, partnership, institutional, government, sovereign, and individual clients. The company's Asset Management segment offers a range of investment solutions and investment management services in equity and fixed income strategies; and alternative investments and private equity funds to corporations, public funds, sovereign entities, endowments and foundations, labor funds, financial intermediaries, and private clients. Lazard Ltd was founded in 1848 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.


Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Dividend Increase – Fortis Inc. (FTS.TO)



Monday, October 15th the Board of Directors of Fortis Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.425 to CA$ 0.45 per share that’s payable December 1, 2018 to holders of record November 20, 2018. This represents a 5.88% increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price CA$ 41.86 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.30%.


Monday, October 15, 2018

Recent Buy - Fortis Inc. (FTS.TO)


On Friday October 12, I bought 40 shares of Fortis Inc. at CA$ 40.95 per share plus commission.


My overall cost basis of this position decreases from CA$ 41.97 to CA$ 41.71 per share. I totally hold now 140 shares of FTS and my yield on cost is 4.08%. You can look at my first purchase of FTS here.


Sunday, October 14, 2018

Week in Review 41/18



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, October 12, 2018

Recent Buy - Canadian Utilities Limited (CU.TO)


On Tuesday October 9, I bought 50 shares of Canadian Utilities Limited at CA$ 29.85 per share plus commission.


My overall cost basis of this position decreases from CA$ 34.57 to CA$ 33.02 per share. I totally hold now 150 shares of CU and my yield on cost is 4.76%. You can look at my first purchase of CU here.


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Dividend Income - September 2018


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


Quarterly dividends received from:


Unilever N.V. (AMS:UNA) - € 30.98 ($ 36.01)
Intel Corporation (INTC) - € 103.18 ($ 120.00)
Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM) - € 13.20 ($ 15.50)
Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) - € 27.78 ($ 32.46)
WEC Energy Group Inc. (WEC) - € 7.16 ($ 8.29)
Dominion Energy Inc. (D) - € 28.36 ($ 33.40)
Chevron Corporation (CVX) - € 57.92 ($ 67.20)
ConocoPhillips (COP) - € 7.38 ($ 8.55)
Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) - € 53.22 ($ 62.50)
Target Corporation (TGT) - € 63.44 ($ 73.60)
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - € 46.53 ($ 54.00)
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) - € 68.27 ($ 79.90)
Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) - € 17.14 ($ 19.95)
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) - € 5.98 ($ 7.04)
McDonald's Corporation (MCD) - € 17.31 ($ 20.20)
V.F. Corporation (VFC) - € 33.22 ($ 39.10)
Flowers Foods Inc. (FLO) - € 28.65 ($ 33.30)
Triton International Limited Co (TRTN) - € 44.28 ($ 52.00)
3M Company (MMM) - € 7.02 ($ 8.16)
Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) - € 25.10 ($ 29.10)
T. Rowe Price Group Inc. (TROW) - € 33.17 ($ 38.50)
Magna International (MGA) - € 14.19 ($ 16.51)
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) - € 24.50 ($ 28.48)
Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR) - € 102.62 ($121.20)
Enbridge Inc. (ENB.TO) - € 65.67 ($ 76.38)
Fortis Inc. (FTS.TO) - € 27.73 ($ 32.26)
Canadian Utilities Limited (CU.TO) - € 25.66 ($ 29.85)


Monday, October 8, 2018

Dividend Increase – ConocoPhillips (COP)



Friday, October 5th the Board of Directors of ConocoPhillips announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.285 to $ 0.305 per share that’s payable December 3, 2018 to holders of record October 15, 2018. This represents a 7.02% increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $ 78.39 (Friday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 1.56%. It should be noted that this is the second dividend increase in the current calendar year as it was also raises by $ 0.02 in February 2018.