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Lanny's December Dividend Income Summary

Published Fri, 04 Jan 2019 02:24:58 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Here come dividends, here come dividends, right down Lanny's investing lane! Yes, I had to throw a Christmas cheer to the biggest dividend month of them all! It's been a fast month, with family, work, year-end and a lot of late nights/early mornings. Grab that cup of coffee and let's see if I was on the naughty or nice list, in terms of the dollar amount of dividends I received this December!
Dividend Income I received a total of $2,657.39 of dividend income in December. Wow. A December record and a full-year paying off, from new investments to dividend increases. What's wild is - this is the first time where it was officially hard to get to this spot. This has taken many years, saving and investing to get to these figures. One could say, the blood, sweat and tears. Damn, I need a glass of wine for this. Further, the 401(k), Health Savings Account (HSA) and all dividends are automatically invested/reinvested and helps take the emotion out of timing and making a decision. Also, to find out why I max out my 401(k) and HSA - please refer to the 3rd part of my tax series, (though I have the breaks on the 401k, as I recently posted due to the 6-month waiting period, only a little over two weeks of waiting to go!) as that describes the magnitude of benefits to increase the amount you can invest due to a reduction in taxes. Here is the breakdown of dividend income for the month of December!

What stands out is the number of entities that send dividends my way.... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
AT&T 30.62   5.8 5.29 2.04 6.61
KRAFT HEINZ 46.91   5.5 8.46 2.50 5.48
IBM 119.83   19.3 6.22 6.28 5.35
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL A 68.62   27.1 2.59 3.76 5.35
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL B 70.13   0.0 0.00 3.76 5.23
DOMINION RESOURCES 67.97   13.6 5.01 3.34 4.78
REALTY INCOME 64.77   54.4 1.19 2.65 4.13
FIRSTENERGY 38.12   0.0 -3.82 1.52 3.75
VANGUARD HIGH DIVIDEND YIELD ETF 80.45   0.0 0.00 0.00 3.69
TARGET 68.84   11.4 6.01 2.56 3.68
LOCKHEED MARTIN 276.00   25.2 10.96 8.80 3.17
PFIZER 42.73   10.8 3.95 1.44 3.17
EMERSON ELECTRIC 61.69   17.8 3.46 1.96 3.16
T. ROWE PRICE GROUP 91.21   12.6 7.21 2.80 3.10
NORWOOD FINANCIAL 31.19   0.0 0.00 0.96 2.78
DELTA AIR LINES 53.55   10.8 4.95 1.40 2.50
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION 156.82   36.4 4.31 3.88 2.49
INTEL 48.60   15.1 3.21 1.20 2.45
AFLAC 46.40   7.7 6.04 1.04 2.28
KROGER 28.62   6.6 4.34 0.56 1.97
NORFOLK SOUTHERN 162.49   7.8 20.74 3.20 1.96
GRAINGER, W.W. 293.22   23.1 12.68 5.44 1.91
VISA 137.34   31.1 4.41 1.00 0.72

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