Friday, August 30, 2019

Recent Buy - AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)


On Friday, August 23, I bought 10 shares of  AbbVie Inc. at $ 66.45 per share plus commission.


My overall cost basis of this position decreases from $ 68.87 to $ 68.61 per share. I totally hold now 80 shares of ABBV and my yield on cost is 6.24%. You can look at my first purchase of ABBV here.


Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Recent Buy - Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (BIP)


Friday August 23, I bought 73 shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (BIP) at $ 45.98 per share plus commission.


Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. owns and operates utilities, transport, energy, and data infrastructure businesses. 
The Utilities segment operates approximately 2,000 kilometers (km) of natural gas transportation pipelines in the states of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Minas Gerais; approximately 2,200 km of electricity transmission lines in North and South America; and approximately 6.6 million electricity and natural gas connections and 1.1 million smart meters, as well as operates metallurgical coal export terminals. 
The Transport segment offers transportation, storage, and handling services for freight, bulk commodities, and passengers through a network of 5,500 km of track network in south of Western Australia; approximately 4,800 km of rail in South America; approximately 4,200 km of motorways in Brazil, Chile, Peru, and India; and 37 port terminals in North America, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Europe.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Dividend Increase – Scotiabank (BNS)



Today, August 27st the Board of Directors of Scotiabank announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.87 to CA$ 0.90 per share that’s payable October 29, 2019 to holders of record October 1, 2019. This represents a 5.88% increase year-over-year and 3.45% increase to the last quarter dividend. With current price CA$ 67.77 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.31%.

Since I own 155 shares of BNS, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by CA$ 13.86.

This increase raises my YOC to 5.70%.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Week in Review 34/19



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.


Saturday, August 24, 2019

Dividend Increase – Altria Group, Inc. (MO)



On Thursday, August 22nd the Board of Directors of Altria Group, Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.80 to $ 0.84 per share that’s payable October 10, 2019 to holders of record September 16, 2019. This represents a 5.0% increase to regular quarterly dividends.

“We are extremely proud of Altria’s fifty-year history of dividend growth,” said Howard Willard, Altria’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Over the past half century, Altria has demonstrated its steadfast commitment to rewarding shareholders despite numerous shifts in the tobacco landscape. Today, we remain focused on our shareholders as we lead the industry through a period of evolution.”

With current price $ 46.41 (Monday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 7.24%.

Since I own 175 shares of MO, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by $ 20.86.


Friday, August 23, 2019

Dividend Increase – Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM)



Yesterday, August 22nd the Board of Directors of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 1.40 to CA$ 1.44 per share that’s payable October 28, 2019 to holders of record September 27, 2019. This represents a 5.88% increase year-over-year and 2.86% increase to the last quarter dividend. With current price CA$ 101.60 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.35%.

Since I own 29 shares of CM, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by CA$ 3.46.


Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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$ 1.02 to CA$ 1.05 per share that’s payable November 22, 2019 to holders of record October 24, 2019. This represents an 7.14% increase year-over-year and 2.94% increase to the last quarter dividend. With current price CA$ 99.34 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.23%.

Since I own 120 shares of RY, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by CA$ 10.73.


Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Dividend Income - July 2019




July is gone and it's time to look at how the month went in terms of my dividend income. In July 2019 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:



Quarterly dividends received from:

$

$
Telus Corporation (TU)
68.44
77.18
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
17.78
20.00
Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)
58.13
64.75
Nutrien Ltd (NTR)
21.08
23.65
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)
11.62
13.39
Ventas Inc. (VTR)
35.16
39.63
Golar LNG (GLNG)
19.89
22.50
W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC)
64.29
72.38
Baxter International Inc. (BAX)
11.70
13.20
VEREIT Inc. (VER)
39.87
44.69
Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH)
24.04
27.42
Scotiabank (BNS.TO)
91.94
102.45
Altria Group Inc. (MO)
124.30
140.00
TD Bank Group (TD.TO)
90.95
100.99
Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)
86.19
96.90
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM.TO)
27.67
30.84
PepsiCo Inc. (PEP)
84.64
95.50
BCE Inc. (BCE.TO)
56.71
63.78
The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
53.16
60.00
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN.TO)
62.89
70.50






Monthly dividends received from:

$
Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN)
23.78
26.65
LTC Properties Inc. (LTC)
16.69
19.00
Realty Income Corp (O)
17.08
19.25
Inter Pipeline Ltd. (IPL.TO)
31.56
35.50
Global X SuperDividend ETF (SDIV)
69.49
78.12
P2P Loans
34.05
37.73

TOTAL
€1,243.11
$1,396.00





Sunday, August 4, 2019

Week in Review 31/19



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.


Saturday, August 3, 2019

Dividend Increase – Illinois Tool Works Inc (ITW)



Yesterday August 2, the Board of Directors of Illinois Tool Works Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.00 to $ 1.07 per ordinary share that’s payable October 9, 2019 to holders of record September 30, 2019. This represents a 7.00% increase to regular quarterly dividends.

This increase is consistent with the company’s previously announced plan to increase its dividend payout ratio to approximately 50 percent of free cash flow.

With current price $ 151.67 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.82 %.


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