Published Fri, 03 Aug 2018 05:52:12 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
In September 2017, I received slightly over $100K as a result of the commuted value of my pension plan. I decided to invest 100% of this money into dividend growth stocks. Each month, I publish my dividend income report. I don't do this to brag, I do this to show you it's possible to build a portfolio during an all-time high market. The market will crash… eventually. In the meantime, I'd rather cash some juicy dividends!
Portfolio holdings Numbers are as of August 1, 2018:
Canadian portfolio (CAD) Company Name Ticker Market Value Alimentation Couche-Tard ATD.B.TO $5,138.50 Andrew Peller ADW.A.TO $6,847.50 Royal Bank RY.TO $6,093.00 Enbridge ENB.TO $7,438.20 Fortis FTS.TO $4,234.23 Intertape Polymer ITP.TO $5,157.00 Lassonde Industries LAS.A.TO $5,569.20 Magna International MG.TO $5,546.79 Cash $10,706.45 Total $56,730.87
My Canadian portion is showing a double-digit return since the beginning of the year (+11.3% as of July 27). I think that's a pretty good return considering the total return of the iShares Canadian Select Dividend ETF (XDV.TO) is a whopping… -4.66%! (so much for investing in ETFs, right?). On top of my two successful trades with WEED.TO and SHOP.TO, my other dividend holdings also posted great results.
Alimentation Couche-Tard (OTCPK: ANCUF) dropped like a rock after publishing their latest quarter's results. Unfortunately, analysts' expectations are sometimes hard to meet. While revenue was boosted by... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|UNITED PARCEL SERVICE||102.02||19.5||5.24||3.84||3.84|
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