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Dividend Update - December 2018

Published Sat, 05 Jan 2019 05:18:55 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

December is officially over, which puts an end to 2018. I hope everyone is having a good month and spending time with their family and friends over the holidays. Maybe even taking some time off work to relax around the new year as well. The end of the year is always exciting for investors to see what their final numbers are and to set a benchmark for their new goals in the upcoming year.
The end of the year post is usually one of the favorite posts to write by dividend investors. Since it is quarter and year ending, tons of companies tend to pay out as well as a bunch of the mutual funds. Usually we end up seeing tons of dividends being collected, big gains, and many milestones broken. I am happy to announce the results of my best dividend month yet, as well as a new record year! See below for details.
Dividends CVX - $50.61 KO - $14.31 TGT - $30.18 ED - $9.88 O - $6.76 LTC - $3.47 D - $26.91 SO - $14.36 December dividends add up to $156.48, which represents a 22.3% increase from last year where I made $128. This is the first time I have broken the $150 mark in a single month! I hope to see this number at least a few times next year and hopefully strive for the $200 mark. Here are some charts to show comparison and progress, but you can always see the full dividend income breakdown here.

One of the main reasons for this growth is the addition of new capital and introducing SO into my portfolio. The other areas of growth came from increasing my position in D... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
LTC PROPERTIES 43.25   12.0 3.62 2.28 5.29
SOUTHERN COMPANY 46.79   19.4 2.41 2.40 5.15
DOMINION RESOURCES 67.97   13.6 5.01 3.34 4.78
REALTY INCOME 64.77   54.4 1.19 2.65 4.13
CHEVRON 111.72   15.0 7.43 4.48 3.98
CONSOLIDATED EDISON 74.45   15.0 4.98 2.86 3.77
TARGET 68.84   11.4 6.01 2.56 3.68
COCA-COLA 47.20   72.6 0.65 1.56 3.32


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