Sunday, December 28, 2014

Week in Review 52/14





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, December 21, 2014

Week in Review 51/14





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.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Dividend Increase – AT&T Inc. (T)





Today AT&T Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $0.46 to $0.47 per share that’s payable February 3, 2015 to holders of record January 9, 2015. This represents a 2.17% increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $33.48 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.62%. 

Since I own 250 shares this will increase my yearly net dividends by $7.45.

That increase rises my YOC to 5.21%

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Dividend Increase – Pfizer Inc. (PFE)



Today Pfizer Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $0.26 to $0.28 per share that’s payable March 3, 2015 to holders of record February 6, 2015. This represents a 7.69% increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $31.08 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.60%. 

Since I own 200 shares this will increase my yearly net dividends by $11.92.

That increase rises my YOC to 3.91%

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Week in Review 50/14



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.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Dividend Increase – General Electric Company (GE)




Today General Electric Company announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $0.22 to $0.23 per share that’s payable January 26, 2015 to holders of record December 22, 2014. This represents a 4.54% increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $25.35 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.63%. 

Since I own 180 shares this will increase my yearly net dividends by $5.36.

That increase rises my YOC to 3.60%

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Recent Buy - General Electric Company (GE)


Yesterday on 10th December I added 100 shares of General Electric Company (GE) at $25.24 per share plus commission ($5.00). With current quarterly dividend ($0.22), my last purchase 100 shares of GE increases €52.90 ($65.56) of expected annual dividend net income. My overall cost basis of this position decreases from $25.93 to $25.58 per share. I totally hold now 180 shares of GE and my yield on cost is 3.44%. You can look at my first purchase of GE here.

My last purchase increase my portfolio projected annual dividend net income approximately to €8035. 00.

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Full Disclosure: Long GE

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Week in Review 49/14





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.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Recent Buy - Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD, TSE:TD)





On 5th December I added 35 shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) at CA$53.45 per share plus commission (CA$5.00). With current quarterly dividend (CA$0.47), my last purchase 35 shares of TD increases €34.90 (CA$49.02) of expected annual dividend net income. My overall cost basis of this position decreases from CA$54.90 to CA$54.33 per share. I totally hold now 80 shares of TD and my yield on cost is 3.46%. You can look at my first purchase of TD here.

My last purchase increase my portfolio projected annual dividend net income approximately to €8038. 00.

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Full Disclosure: Long TD

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Dividend Income November 2014



In November 2014 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

Quarterly dividends received from:

AT&T (T) - €91.02 ($115.00)
Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) - €115.60 ($144.50)
Kinder Morgan (KMI) - €70.44 ($88.00) 
Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO) - €16.03 ($20.01) (CA$22.50)
Prosafe SE (PRS.OL) - €38.13 ($47.70) (NOK324.00)

Monthly dividends received from:

Global X SuperDividend ETF (SDIV) - €57.72 ($72.30)
American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (ARCP) - €21.67 ($27.08)

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Week in Review 48/14




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.

Friday, November 28, 2014

New purchase - ConocoPhillips (COP); Increase - Ensco plc (ESV)

28th November 2014 I Bought 30 shares of COP at $65.98 and 55 shares of ESV at $33.69 per share plus commission.


ConocoPhillips explores for, develops, and produces crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide. Its portfolio includes North American shale and oil sands assets; legacy assets in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia; various international developments; and exploration prospects. ConocoPhillips was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. (YahooFinance)


Sunday, November 23, 2014

Week in Review 47/14




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 20, 2014

Dividend Increase – Intel Corporation (INTC)


Intel today announced  that its board of directors has approved an increase in its cash dividend to 96 cents-per-share on an annual basis, a 6-cent increase, beginning with the dividend that will be declared in the first quarter of 2015. This is a 6.7% increase from the prior dividend of $0.90. With current price $34.15 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.81%

Since I own 400 shares, this will increase my yearly net dividends by $17.88.

That increase rises my YOC to 4.44%

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Week in Review 46/14




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 9, 2014

Week in Review 45/14




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.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Dividend Income October 2014



In October 2014 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

Semiannual dividend received from:

NCC AB (NCC-B) - €191.79 (SEK1800.00) ($242.77)

Quarterly dividends received from:

PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) - €51.75 ($65.50)
The Coca-Cola Company (KO) - €36.14 ($45.75)
Altria Group Inc. (MO) - €71.52 ($91.00) 
Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) - €67.15 ($85.00)
Avance Gas Holding Ltd. (AVANCE.OL) - €217.11 (NOK1809.24) ($276.00)
General Electric Co. (GE) - €13.86 ($17.60)
Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - €46.86 ($58.97) (CA$66.00) 
Kraft Foods Group Inc. (KRFT) - €43.06 ($55.00)
Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD.TO) - €14.99 ($18.77) (CA$21.15)

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Week in Review 44/14




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, October 26, 2014

Week in Review 43/14




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, October 19, 2014

Week in Review 42/14




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, October 16, 2014

Dividend Increase – Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)


Yesterday Kinder Morgan announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $0.43 to $0.44 per share that’s payable November 17, 2014 to holders of record October 31, 2014. This is a 2.3% increase from the prior dividend of $0.43. With current price $34.68 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.07%

Since I own 200 shares, this will increase my yearly net dividends by $5.96.

That increase rises my YOC to 5.34%

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Week in Review 41/14




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. 

Friday, October 10, 2014

Recent Buys: October 8th, 2014



On 8th October I added 25 shares of Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) at $37.55 per share plus commission ($5.00). With current quarterly dividend ($0.43), my last purchase 25 shares of KMI increases €25.32 ($32.04) of expected annual dividend net income. My overall cost basis of this position increases from $32.26 to $32.94 per share. I totally hold now 200 shares of KMI and my yield on cost is 5.22%. You can look at my first purchase of KMI here.


 
On 8th October I added 100 shares of Avance Gas Holding Ltd. (AVANCE) at NOK133.50 per share plus commission (NOK81.95). If the analyst estimates are correct for the year 2015 dividends NOK16.88 ($2.59), my last purchase 100 shares of AVANCE increases €151.57 (NOK1258.078) of expected annual dividend net income. My overall cost basis of this position decreases from NOK154.42 to NOK147.72 per share. I totally hold now 300 shares of AVANCE and my expected yield on cost is 11.44%. You can look at my first purchase of AVANCE here.


My last purchases increase my portfolio projected annual dividend net income approximately to €8100. 00.

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Full Disclosure: Long KMI, AVANCE

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Dividend Increase – Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (KRFT)


Yesterday Kraft announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $0.525 to $0.55 per share that’s payable October 31, 2014 to holders of record October 17, 2014. This represents a 4.76% increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $55.74 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.95%. 

Since I own 100 shares this will increase my yearly net dividends by $7.45.

That increase rises my YOC to 4.05%

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Dividend Income September 2014

In September 2014 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

Quarterly dividends received from:


Intel Corp. (INTC) - €67.93 ($90.00)
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) - €39.47 ($52.00)
Prosafe SE (PRS.OL) - €107.62 (NOK882.00) ($144.00)
Chevron Corp. (CVX) - €49.43 ($64.20)
Target Corp. (TGT) - €40.04 ($52.00)
McDonald's Corp. (MCD) - €12.50 ($16.20)
Ensco plc (ESV) - €58.50 ($75.00)
TAL International (TAL) - €56.16 ($72.00)
Golar LNG (GLNG) - €79.18 ($101.25)
Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR) - €77.92 ($99.60)



Sunday, October 5, 2014

Week in Review 40/14




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.

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