Monday, February 25, 2019

February 2019 - Recent Purchase II update

Recent Purchase II Update - February 2019


It seems that the market have rebounded from December lows, the market continues to be in the upswing. Bargains are becoming hard to find. However, it is best to ignored the noises and continue to invest with a long term view, specially if you wish to achieve FIRE.

The Dividend Pursuit family just return from our February vacation. We visited the Orlando, Florida for a week. The weather was beautiful and definitely warmer than Massachusetts and the best we missed the cold weather and snow last week in Massachusetts. It definitely puts life in prospective when one takes vacation to recharge the batteries and break the daily routine. 

As I return to work on Sunday, it was a wake up call that I do not wish to work forever and maintain the same routine. My passion and the desire to reach FIRE was definitely burning hotter after the vacation. 

Spending time with family and drawing closer to each other as we spent time doing different activities. The visits to the Disney (DIS) theme parks was a clear evidence why I will continue to purchase DIS Stocks, hopefully it can come down a little bit before I add more shares to my fund in this magnificent company, that is well diverse and position to grow this year and for years to come.

Now without further ado... let us review what I purchase recently in my portfolio of funds: 



February 15, 2019

LTC 2 shares @ $47.46 total $94.92
AFL 3 shares @ $49.33 total $147.99
TUP 10 shares @ $29.76 total $297.57
IP 4 shares @ $47.07 total $188.28
LB 10 shares @ $27.33 total $273.30


February 19, 2019

CMI 2 shares @ $154.67 total $309.34
MAIN 5 shares @ $37.87 total $189.35
HSBC 6 shares @ $41.52 total $249.12
WELL 5 shares @ $76.75 total $383.73
HSY 5 shares 109.70 total $548.50


February 20, 2019

GSK 10 shares @ $41.51 total $415.10

February 22, 2019

UPS 5 shares @ $109.80 total $549.00
JNJ 5 shares @ $136.41 total $682.05


WOW, it was definitely a busy month. I did not plan to spend this much money investing, however the opportunity to add shares and also add five (5) more different stocks to my collection seem to good to pass on.

I have wanted to own Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) for long time as well as UPS  and Hershey (HSY).

The opportunity was there so I pounce on it this time, they all have paid dividend yearly for a long time and they usually reward the shareholder via dividend increases handsomely.

With these purchase I added $4328.25 in fresh capital and this will add $131.82, forward yearly dividend.

What do you think of recent purchase?
Do we share some names here?
What are you buying this month or are you staying in the sidelines?

Thanks for visiting

Dividend Pursuit

Disclaimer: Long on all stocks listed


Disclaimer: I’m not a licensed investment advisor and not an investment professional. This site is only meant for educational or entertainment purposes only. I’m not liable for any losses suffered as a result. Please consult with an investment or tax professional before investing any of your money. 





Thursday, February 14, 2019

Recent Purchase -February 2019

Recent Purchase Update - February 2019


With the Government now open, I was able to get some pay although I have not received all back pay due at this point. This has had an impact on what I purchase and the frequency I usually try to keep on a weekly basis.

However, last week I add more shares to existing stocks I already owned. I will try to keep the same amount of stocks I currently own or even trim back few more stocks this year.

Now let us review my recent purchase, without further ado...here is what I purchase.


February 6, 2019

XOM 5 shares @ $75.19 total $375.95
ADM 6 shares @ $41.82 total $250.91

February 7, 2019

XOM 2 shares @ $74.68 total $149.37


February 13, 2019

BP 2 shares @ $42.63 total $85.26
PSX 3 shares @ $96.06 total $288.18


This month I was trying to focus on my watch list and building current stocks shares already on my portfolio retirement fund. However, BP still looks attractive so decided to add few more shares.

With this purchase I spent $1149.67 and added to my in forward yearly dividend in each stocks in the following amount:

 XOM $22.96
 ADM $8.60 
 PSX $9.60
 BP $4.92


This adds a total of $46.08 in forward yearly dividend to my FIRE Fund.

What do you think of recent purchase?
What are you buying?

Thanks for visiting

Dividend Pursuit

Disclaimer: Long on all stocks listed


Disclaimer: I’m not a licensed investment advisor and not an investment professional. This site is only meant for educational or entertainment purposes only. I’m not liable for any losses suffered as a result. Please consult with an investment or tax professional before investing any of your money. 




Tuesday, February 12, 2019

January 2019 Dividend Payout

January 2019 Dividend Payout


Every dividend investor favorite time of the month is when the time comes at the end of every month and count the dividend received during previous month. With January 2019 firmly in the books, let us review who payed us dividend last month and see the process so far for this year.

Lets us review who payed me last month without further ado...

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StocksDividend Amount
TUP$20.40
KMB$2.00
IRM$8.55
PEP$4.64
MRK$2.75
GSK$2.92
DIS$4.40
ITW$10.00
CB$3.65
VTR$8.72
CAH$6.67
WPC$15.45
MAIN$6.83
O$2.21
LEG$7.60
EPR$4.32
STWD$10.08
KDP$2.10
BNS$8.17
BHP$40.80
WDFC$2.44
LTC$1.90
TD$2.17
PBA$0.45
TOTAL$179.22
Last Month I received $179.22 in dividend that is 564% increase from January 2018, wow, it is amazing what the powder of compounding can do and buy dividend paying stocks who raise their dividend on a yearly basis.


Dividend payout 2018 Vs 2019

I am also project to double my yearly dividend from last year $984.62 final number.

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MonthMonth2019Increase
January$10.11$179.22564%
February$10.54
March$13.92
April$26.55
May$30.25
June$27.98
July$256.62
August$113.59
September$102.39
October$116.40
November$144.21
December$132.06
Total$984.62$179.22

How did you do last year and last month? Are your goals on target for this year?
Do we share some names of dividend payers last month?

Thanks for visiting 

Dividend Pursuit

Disclaimer: Long on all stocks listed

Disclaimer: I’m not a licensed investment advisor and not an investment professional. This site is only meant for educational or entertainment purposes only. I’m not liable for any losses suffered as a result. Please consult with an investment or tax professional before investing any of your money.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Raises February 2019

Raises February 2019
Raises February 2019

 

There is nothing greater than receiving a raise. The problem is that most 9-5 Jobs only give their employees a raise once a year. At times its a meager 2% if that, which does not keep up with infraction.

This means the power of your earnings is actually loosing its value and purchasing power. As the price of consumer goods are raised at a higher rate yearly.

Not to mention things we all purchase daily that are necessities tend to also go up yearly. This is what inflation is.

So this is the reason I buy and accumulate dividend paying stocks who yearly raise their dividend.

Without further ado... let us review the companies who decided to increase their dividend this month.

ADM- raised their dividend by 4.5% from $0.335 to $0.35. This will add $0.42 to my yearly dividend.

KMB - raise it's dividend by 3% from $1.00 to $1.03. This will add $0.24 to my yearly dividend.

HEP- raised it's dividend for the second quarter in a row since I purchased it, this time by 0.4% from $0.665 to $0.6675, which will add $0.13 in yearly dividend.

WES- Also raised its dividend for the second time in a row for me, This time from 1.6% from $0.965 to $0.98. The raise will add $0.60 to my yearly dividend.


D- raised its dividend from $0.83 to $0.9175 a whopping 9.9% that surely will beat inflation. This will add $4.95 to my yearly dividend.

AFL -raised its dividend by 3.8% from $0.26 to $0.27. This will add $0.24 to my yearly dividend.

Now the dividend CUTS


There are two companies who announced dividend cuts this month.

First is TUP they slashed their dividend by a whopping 60.3% from $0.68 to $0.27. This will lower my yearly dividend by $49.20 in forward dividend.

UL- I think this is mostly Exchange trade from pound to dollar at the time of the announcement. Either way its a cut in the books. a 1.4% cut from $0.4487 to $0.4422 this looses $0.24 to my forward yearly dividend.

Normally I would cut my lost with dividend cuts. However, I like both companies as a long term investors and will hold both stocks for now. This may change in the future depending on further financial woes.

What do you think of recent raises and dividend cuts?

Did we share in the raises or cuts in dividend this month?

Did you received any other raises?

Disclaimer: Long on all stocks listed above.


Disclaimer: I’m not a licensed investment advisor and not an investment professional. This site is only meant for educational or entertainment purposes only. I’m not liable for any losses suffered as a result. Please consult with an investment or tax professional before investing any of your money.

February 2019 Watch List

February Watch list


New month is upon us and it is time to ponder on what possible stocks I could purchase this month. Just fresh of my Patriots Super Bowl LIII win vs the LA Rams, this weekend life could not be better.

There are many possibilities this month. There are many bargains to be had as the market seems to be in the upswing of late.

However, as a long term investors we cannot pay attention to the daily market gyrations and instead focus on our goals.

My current goal is to accumulate assets via dividend paying stocks who continually increase their dividend to keep up with inflation.

Now as a federal employee I am glad the government shutdown is over. Last month I invest minimum amount possible as the uncertainty of the government shutdown wore me down and kept me on the sidelines for most of the month.

I hope this month is a bit different as we will receive most of our pay by next week.

Just in time to buy new stocks this time, that I would hope to add more shares while they are down at the moment.

Without further ado... lets look at what I wish to buy this month.

XOM- Exxon Mobil has been one of my favorite in Oil& Gas industry for a long time. With current Price at $75.58 way down from 52week high of $87.36 it is time to add more shares here. We will have to see as the market tends to throw us a curve ball once in a while when least expected.

TUP- Tupperware just cut its dividend by a whopping 60.3% from $0.68 to $0.27 on January 30th. The end result saw the stocks drop by 27%.

At current price $27.88 and with a 5 year horizon I think It may be time to add to my shares although the financial look bleak at the moment.

QCOM-Qualcomm looks very attractive, the dividend looks juice at it is 23% from when I first started the position so I definitely like at this level.

PSX -Phillips 66 is 17% from when I first started the position so I could possibly add more shares at this level as well.

ADM -Archer Daniel Midland, another of my favorite dividend stocks to hold long term. This could be the month I add more shares. At current level it is 12% low from where I initiated the position, so could be a great time to average down on my position.

ABBV- Abbvie, what not to like, they have continually increase dividend since being spin off out of ABT. At 29% from its peak in the last year, this could be the time to add few more shares, despite been at almost at a level I would feel comfortable at this stage of my accumulation phase.

T- AT&T it is currently sitting at 21% from its peak from a year ago, could also be time to add more shares at current level.

Wonderful list of companies I would like to add to FIRE Fund.

However, Market gyrations and daily market movement could change this strategy for the month. There could also be other opportunity not currently visible at the moment in time.

What do you think of my list?

What are you buying this month?

Do we share any of this names?

Thanks for visiting,

Dividend Pursuit.

Disclaimer: Long on all stocks listed above.


Disclaimer: I’m not a licensed investment advisor and not an investment professional. This site is only meant for educational or entertainment purposes only. I’m not liable for any losses suffered as a result. Please consult with an investment or tax professional before investing any of your money.


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