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Bert's December Dividend Income Summary - A New Record!

Published Wed, 09 Jan 2019 17:19:15 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Well, 2019 is off to quite the start isn't it? The market madness that ended the year continued into the beginning of 2019. Looks like we should expect a fun 2019 after all! For the last time this year, it is time to review my previous month's dividend income and assess my performance. This one was exciting, and I had a hunch that a record was looming. The results were tallied, and my thoughts were confirmed. Time to dive into my December dividend income summary!
December Dividend Income Summary This month, I received $2,519.44 in dividend income. This represents a 46.10% year-over-year increase! I wish I could actually do a back flip, because one may be in order here. This is by far the largest sum of dividend income I've receive and it is a personal record!
The following chart provides a detailed breakdown of the individual dividends received. Please note that a "W" represents a dividend received in my wife's account. Here is a detailed listing of the individual dividends received:
Here are some of my quick thoughts and highlights from the month:
One thing stands out right away - the growth in dividend income from mutual funds. It has been well documented that this is the first year my wife and I maximized our 401(k) and HSA contributions. Well, the year is over, and the impact was definitely felt the impact. In the table above, I consolidated the dividends and capital gains distributions from the funds held in our 401(k) and HSA... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
IRON MOUNTAIN 35.23   27.7 1.27 2.44 7.08
AT&T 31.07   10.8 2.87 2.04 6.69
ABBVIE 79.76   22.3 3.58 4.28 5.32
DOMINION RESOURCES 75.52   20.2 3.73 3.67 4.90
EXXON MOBIL 80.48   16.5 4.88 3.28 4.03
REALTY INCOME 72.47   57.5 1.26 2.71 3.86
CONSOLIDATED EDISON 84.91   19.2 4.41 2.96 3.53
PFIZER 42.35   22.8 1.86 1.44 3.40
NORWOOD FINANCIAL 29.32   0.0 0.00 0.96 3.22
TYSON FOODS 66.52   12.6 5.29 1.50 2.28


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