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John And Jane's October Dividend Increases And Income Tracker - Taxable Account

Published Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:43:35 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Investment Thesis This article marks the 12th month that I've been keeping track of John and Jane's Taxable portfolio and continued to discuss the dividend raises that continue to benefit the income produced by the portfolio. Recently, I've been so busy that I completely forgot that October marks the final month in the first year since I took over managing the taxable portfolio. While this is the 12th month since I started managing the portfolio, it is only the 10th month I have been tracking the dividend payments accurately since most stocks did not pay when they were purchased in late 2017.
Even with that excitement, I am reminded of the bloodshed that took place during the month of October, causing the total value of the taxable account holdings to fluctuate significantly over the course of the month. Although the major swing in the account balance can be somewhat unsettling, it is important to remember that this portfolio was designed to withstand turmoil. Simply put, I view October as a test of the taxable portfolio, and I'm grateful to say that it not only survived tumultuous market conditions, but it even allowed me to make a few changes that position it for future success (I will discuss these changes later in the article).
Although this may sound repetitive, I would like to include a disclaimer that this article is based on an actual portfolio for clients of mine. The goal is to build a portfolio of dividend-paying stocks, bonds, etc., that will... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
MESABI TRUST 30.20   0.0 0.00 3.56 17.94
NEW RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT 16.87   5.9 2.86 2.00 12.03
MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE 40.57   25.8 1.57 4.00 9.83
BUCKEYE PARTNERS LP 33.55   0.0 -0.40 3.00 8.93
ARBOR REALTY TRUST 13.90   9.3 1.50 1.08 7.94
TRANSMONTAIGNE PARTNERS 40.99   24.2 1.69 0.00 7.86
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL PARTNERS LP 22.63   15.0 1.51 1.73 7.64
TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS 19.06   43.3 0.44 1.42 7.57
IRON MOUNTAIN 35.84   28.2 1.27 2.44 6.90
AT&T 30.79   10.7 2.87 2.04 6.36
EPR PROPERTIES 77.92   23.8 3.27 4.50 5.90
ALTRIA GROUP 54.71   14.9 3.68 3.20 5.86
BP 44.13   15.7 2.81 2.44 5.42
WP CAREY & CO 78.13   23.4 3.34 4.13 5.41
LTC PROPERTIES 44.47   11.4 3.89 2.28 5.27
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP 178.15   22.6 7.87 8.20 4.72
SOUTHERN COMPANY 52.23   23.8 2.19 2.48 4.62
HELMERICH & PAYNE 60.90   0.0 -0.01 2.84 4.40
CARDINAL HEALTH 46.58   0.0 -0.08 1.91 4.21
VERIZON COMM 57.08   14.7 3.88 2.41 4.13
REALTY INCOME 69.92   55.5 1.26 2.71 3.99
EXXON MOBIL 81.76   16.8 4.88 3.28 3.96
OLD REPUBLIC INTERNATIONAL 21.20   17.2 1.23 0.80 3.83
GENERAL MILLS 50.68   19.9 2.55 1.96 3.79
WASHINGTON TRUST BANCORP 50.94   12.7 4.00 1.88 3.74
LEGGETT PLATT 42.90   19.0 2.26 1.52 3.55
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND 42.78   13.4 3.20 1.40 3.28
JOHNSON CONTROLS 37.10   15.1 2.46 1.04 2.84
JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL 37.10   15.1 2.46 1.04 2.84
JM SMUCKER 122.36   22.1 5.54 3.40 2.80
CUMMINS 166.17   12.6 13.19 4.56 2.75
EMERSON ELECTRIC 72.53   20.2 3.59 1.96 2.69
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 118.43   21.5 5.51 3.08 2.68
CLOROX 154.22   25.5 6.05 3.84 2.49
HORMEL FOODS 39.81   22.8 1.75 0.84 2.08
APPLE 207.16   17.0 12.16 2.92 1.43
SPECTRA ENERGY PARTNERS LP 35.40   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00