Friday, September 30, 2016

Recent Buy - Scotiabank (BNS)



Yesterday on 29th September I added 20 shares of Scotiabank (BNS) at CA$ 70.73 per share plus commission (CA$ 5.00). My overall cost basis of this position increases from CA$ 61.96 to CA$ 63.12 per share. I totally hold now 155 shares of BNS and my yield on cost is 4.69%. In March 2014 I purchased my first BNS shares, you can look this purchase of BNS here.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Dividend Increase – McDonald's Corp. (MCD)



Today McDonald's announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $0.89 to $0.94 per share that’s payable December 15, 2016 to holders of record December 1, 2016. This represents a 5.62% increase to regular quarterly dividends.

McDonald's has raised its dividend each and every year since paying its first dividend in 1976. With current price $115.20 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.26%. 

Since I own 20 shares this will increase my yearly net dividends by $2.98.

That increase rises my YOC to 3.98

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Week in Review 38/16




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, September 18, 2016

Week in Review 37/16




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, September 15, 2016

Recent Buy - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (AQN.TO)

On Tuesday, September 13, I Bought 300 shares of  Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. at CA$ 11.78 per share plus commission.



Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, distribution, and transmission utility assets in North America. The company generates and sells electrical energy through a portfolio of non-regulated renewable and clean energy power generation facilities. It owns or has interests in hydroelectric facilities with a combined generating capacity of approximately 120 megawatts (MW); wind powered generating facilities with a combined generating capacity of 700 MW; and solar energy facilities with a generating capacity of 30 MW, as well as interests in thermal energy facilities with an installed generating capacity of approximately 335 MW. The company also owns and operates electricity, natural gas, water distribution, and wastewater collection utility systems to approximately 489,000 connections. It serves approximately 93,000 electric connections; 292,000 natural gas connections; and 104,000 regulated water distribution and wastewater collection connections in the states of California, New Hampshire, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Missouri, Arizona, Arkansas, and Texas. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Oakville, Canada.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Dividend Increase – Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)



Today Philip Morris International announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $1.02 to $1.04 per share that’s payable October 13, 2016 to holders of record September 28, 2016. This represents a 1.96% increase to regular quarterly dividends. The new annualized dividend rate is $4.16 per common share, representing a yield of 4.20% based on PM’s closing stock price of $98.93 on September 13, 2016.

Since I own 85 shares this will increase my yearly net dividends by $5.07.

That increase rises my YOC to 4.97%

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You can follow the development of my dividends here.

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

Week in Review 36/16




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.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Recent Buy - T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW)

Yesterday on 9th September I Bought 30 shares of TROW at $ 68.22 per share plus commission. 



 
My overall cost basis of this position decreases from $ 81.12 to $ 74.17 per share. I totally hold now 55 shares of TROW and my yield on cost is 2.91%. You can look at my first purchase of TROW here.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Dividend Income - August 2016

Again, one month passed and it is time to report my dividend income. In August 2016 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:


Quarterly dividends received from: 

AT&T Inc. (T) - €133.85 ($148.80)
Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD.TO) - €58.52 ($65.23)  
Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) - €22.18 ($25.01
ONEOK Inc. (OKE) - €27.49 ($30.75) 
Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) - €80.47 ($90.00)
Eaton Corporation (ETN) - €15.10 ($17.10
HCP Inc. (HCP) - €50.86 ($57.50)
Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO) - €66.75 ($75.18
Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) - €105.67 ($120.00)


Sunday, September 4, 2016

Week in Review 35/16




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, September 1, 2016

Recent Buy - Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)



August 25, I Bought 125 shares of  Flowers Foods, Inc. at $ 15.05 per share plus commission.


Flowers Foods, Inc. produces and markets bakery products in the United States. It operates through two segments, Direct-Store-Delivery (DSD) and Warehouse Delivery. The DSD segment produces and markets fresh bakery foods, including fresh breads, buns, rolls, tortillas, and snack cakes. This segment offers its products under the Natures Own, Wonder, Whitewheat, Cobblestone Bread Company, Tastykake, Home Pride, Merita, Dave's Killer Bread, Country Kitchen, and Roman Meal brand names, as well as markets franchised and licensed brands, such as Sunbeam, Bunny, and Holsum. It operates 39 bakeries, as well as sells its products through DSD route delivery model to retail and foodservice customers. The Warehouse Delivery segment produces snack cakes, breads, and rolls for national retail, foodservice, vending, and co-pack customers. It operates 10 bakeries. This segment markets its products under the Mrs. Freshleys, European Bakers, Broad Street Bakery, and Alpine Valley Bread Company brand names. The company was formerly known as Flowers Industries and changed its name to Flowers Foods, Inc. in 2001. Flowers Foods, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Thomasville, Georgia.

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