Sunday, August 30, 2015

Week in Review 35/15




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, August 28, 2015

Dividend Increase – Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)


Today the Board of Directors of Bank of Nova Scotia announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$0.68 to CA$0.70 per share that’s payable October 28, 2015 to holders of record October 6, 2015. This represents a 6.06 % increase over the fourth quarter 2014 dividend of CA$0.66 per share and a 2.94 % increase over for the second quarter 2015 of CA$0.68 per share. With current price CA$59.26 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.72%. 

Since I own 135 shares, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by CA$8.05.

That increase rises my YOC to 4.52%.

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Dividend Increase – Royal Bank of Canada (RY)


Today the Board of Directors of Royal Bank of Canada announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$0.77 to CA$0.79 per share that’s payable November 24, 2015 to holders of record October 26, 2015. This represents a 5.33 % increase over the fourth quarter 2014 dividend of CA$0.75 per share and a 2.6 % increase over for the second quarter 2015 of CA$0.77 per share. With current price CA$72.36 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.37%. 

Since I own 85 shares, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by CA$5.07.

That increase rises my YOC to 4.06%.

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Recent Buy - Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)


Yesterday on 24th August I added 20 shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) at $92.50 per share plus commission ($5.00). My overall cost basis of this position decreases from $100.17 to $97.70 per share. I totally hold now 60 shares of JNJ and my yield on cost is 3.07%. You can look at my first purchase of JNJ here.

Details of my purchase:



At today's exchange rate, this purchase 20 shares of JNJ will increase €38.50 ($44.70) of my expected annual net dividend income and will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income to €9480.00. 

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Full Disclosure: Long JNJ

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Week in Review 34/15

 
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, August 21, 2015

Dividend Increase – Altria Group, Inc. (MO)


Today the Board of Directors of Altria Group Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $0.52 to $0.565 per share that’s payable October 9, 2015 to holders of record September 15, 2015. This represents a 8.7% increase to regular quarterly dividends. Altria has increased its dividend 49 times in the past 46 years. The new annualized dividend rate is $2.26 per common share, representing a yield of 4.1% based on Altria’s closing stock price of $54.73 on August 20, 2015.


Since I own 175 shares, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by $23.46.

That increase rises my YOC to 6.71%.

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Recent Buy - Bank Of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS, TSE:BNS)


Today on 20th August I added 35 shares of Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS) at CA$58.88 per share plus commission (CA$5.00). With current quarterly dividend (CA$0.68), my last purchase 35 shares of BNS increases €48.35 (CA$70.92) of expected annual dividend net income. My overall cost basis of this position decreases from CA$62.98 to CA$61.96 per share. I totally hold now 135 shares of BNS and my yield on cost is 4.39%. BNS were the first Canadian bank, which I took on my portfolio in March last year. You can look this purchase of BNS here.

If you are interested in Scotia Bank, you should take a look at Roadmap2Retire's analysis of it on seeking Alpha.

At today's exchange rate, this purchase will increase my portfolio projected annual net dividend income approximately to €9630.00.

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Full Disclosure: Long BNS

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Week in Review 33/15




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.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Dividend Income - July 2015

Again, one month passed and it is time to report my dividend income. In July 2015 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:


Quarterly dividends received from:

PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) - €63.56 ($70.25)
Baxter International Inc. (BAX) - €28.22 ($31.20)
TELUS Corporation (TU) - €30.13 ($33.40)
The Coca-Cola Company (KO) - €44.66 ($49.50)
Altria Group Inc. (MO) - €82.08 ($91.00) 
Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) - €77.25 ($85.00)
W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) - €26.14 ($28.62)
The Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC) - €1548.00 ($1705.00)
General Electric Co. (GE) - €37.33 ($41.40)
Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) - €47.83 ($58.50)
Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD.TO) - €42.57 ($48.36)

Monthly dividends received from:

Global X SuperDividend ETF (SDIV) - €65.28 ($72.30)

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Week in Review 32/15




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, August 7, 2015

Recent Buy - Eaton Corporation plc (ETN)

24th July 2015 I Bought 30 shares of Eaton Corporation plc at $ 62.86 per share plus commission.




Eaton Corporation plc operates as a power management company worldwide. Its Electrical Products segment offers electrical components, industrial components, residential products, wiring devices, and structural support systems, as well as single phase power quality, emergency lighting, fire detection, circuit protection, and lighting products. The company’s Electrical Systems and Services segment provides power distribution and assemblies, three phase power quality products, hazardous duty electrical equipment, intrinsically safe explosion-proof instrumentation, utility power distribution products, power reliability equipment, and services. The Hydraulics segment offers a range of power products; controls and sensing products; fluid conveyance products; thermoplastic hoses and tubings, couplings, connectors, and assembly equipment; filtration systems solutions; industrial drum and disc brakes; and golf grips. The Aerospace segment provides hydraulic power generation systems, controls and sensing products, fluid conveyance products, and fuel systems for commercial and military use.The Vehicle segment designs, manufactures, markets, and supplies drivetrain and powertrain systems, and critical components that reduce emissions and enhance fuel economy, stability, performance, and safety of cars, light trucks, and commercial vehicles. It serves the industrial, institutional, governmental, utility, commercial, residential, and information technology markets; oil and gas, renewable energy, marine, agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, and power generation markets; manufacturers of commercial and military aircraft, and related after-market customers; and original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket customers of SUVs, CUVs, passenger cars, and agricultural equipment, as well as heavy-, medium-, and light-duty trucks. The company was founded in 1916 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.


Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Recent Buy - Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)



23th July 2015 I Bought 40 shares of Emerson Electric Co. at $ 51.48 per share plus commission.


Emerson Electric Co. provides technology and engineering solutions to industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. It operates through five segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. The Process Management segment offers products and technology, and engineering, project management, and consulting services for precision measurement, control, monitoring, asset optimization, and safety and reliability of oil and gas reservoirs and plants. This segment serves end markets in oil and gas, refining, chemicals, power generation, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, pulp and paper, metals and mining, and municipal water supplies. The Industrial Automation segment offers integrated manufacturing solutions for products, including motors, drives, power generating alternators, fluid controls, electrical distribution devices, and materials joining equipment.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Recent Buy - Inter Pipeline Ltd. (TSE:IPL)

22th July 2015 I Bought 100 shares of Inter Pipeline Ltd at CA$ 27.52 per share plus commission.




Inter Pipeline Ltd is engaged in petroleum transportation, storage and natural gas liquids extraction business. The Company owns and operates a combination of energy infrastructure assets in western Canada and northern Europe. The Company operates in four business segments: Conventional Oil Pipelines; Oil Sands Transportation; NGL Extraction and Bulk Liquid Storage. The Conventional Oil Pipelines segment consists of the Bow River, Central Alberta and Mid-Saskatchewan pipeline systems and has around 3,700 kilometer of pipelines. The Oil Sands Transportation segment consists of the Cold Lake, Corridor and Polaris Pipeline systems and has around 2,600 kilometer of operating pipeline and 3.8 million barrels of storage. The NGL Extraction segment consists of the Cochrane, Empress II and has around 50% ownership of Empress V extraction plants. The Bulk Liquid Storage segment consists of around 12 bulk liquid storage terminals located across the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Denmark and Sweden.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Week in Review 31/15




Welcome and thanks for reading! I had a short summer vacation, so I missed my last week's report. For this reason, I go through the main events relating to my portfolio holdings during the past two weeks. 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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