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Jane's FY-2018 Dividend Income Totals - Why Being Patient Pays

Published Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:33:18 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Investment Thesis
Being told to "be patient" is something no human wants to hear and there is probably no other aspect of life where you hear it more than when it comes to the world of personal finance. I'd like to think that I've learned patience in my 29 years on this earth, but I feel like this is one of those areas where there is always room for improvement.
One area of life I have learned to be patient is anything regarding finances. I've learned that basically everything can wait and that there is a certain degree of pleasure that comes from being responsible and maintaining a frugal mindset.
Developing a patient attitude didn't come cheap because it was learned through a series of poor choices as I taught myself how to invest. As frustrating as it is to think about the years of squandered returns by purchasing penny stocks and making brash decisions, I can appreciate the lesson because it has become ingrained in who I am today. During the time that I was making poor decisions, I began to notice that the most successful people I knew all had one thing in common - that they took the time to create a consistent gameplan and implemented it in the same way that someone of strong Christian faith applies the lessons from the Bible to their everyday life. This analogy isn't intended to be a religious-based argument but is meant to emphasize the conviction with which these people adhere to the "financial' rules that they created.
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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
CENTURYLINK 13.53   0.0 -7.43 1.00 7.94
IRON MOUNTAIN 34.14   28.4 1.20 2.44 7.29
ALTRIA GROUP 44.46   13.2 3.36 3.36 7.23
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO 37.99   0.0 0.00 2.68 6.64
BP 37.67   14.3 2.64 2.44 6.45
ENBRIDGE 34.70   19.7 1.76 2.21 6.38
ABBVIE 70.83   26.0 2.72 4.28 6.28
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL 74.90   14.9 5.03 4.68 6.12
WILLIAMS 24.29   303.6 0.08 1.52 6.12
MAIN STREET CAPITAL 43.18   16.8 2.57 2.46 5.69
PPL 30.88   12.7 2.43 1.65 5.50
CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE 81.35   9.5 8.59 4.33 5.17
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES 83.78   8.8 9.53 4.20 4.94
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA 56.20   11.2 5.02 2.70 4.79
WP CAREY & CO 88.72   31.4 2.83 4.14 4.73
IBM 143.62   14.8 9.68 6.48 4.47
RYDER SYSTEM 53.25   8.8 6.03 2.24 4.15
VERIZON COMM 60.43   15.8 3.83 2.46 4.04
DUKE ENERGY 94.96   21.0 4.52 3.78 4.02
TORONTO-DOMINION BANK 56.54   11.9 4.74 2.22 4.02
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 78.79   11.9 6.61 3.16 4.00
INVESTORS REAL ESTATE 71.99   0.0 0.00 2.80 3.93
GILEAD SCIENCES 66.36   14.4 4.61 2.52 3.76
REALTY INCOME 74.49   56.9 1.31 2.72 3.69
GENERAL MILLS 54.09   18.6 2.90 1.96 3.59
MESABI TRUST 24.73   7.3 3.37 0.84 3.57
OLD REPUBLIC INTERNATIONAL 22.80   9.2 2.48 0.80 3.57
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND 41.45   17.8 2.33 1.40 3.47
3M 170.58   20.6 8.28 5.76 3.41
DIGITAL REALTY 126.53   116.1 1.09 4.32 3.38
EATON 87.30   17.0 5.14 2.84 3.27
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 55.56   10.9 5.10 1.83 3.22
CUMMINS 165.05   10.1 16.38 5.24 3.20
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 130.43   21.6 6.03 3.80 2.93
PEPSICO 137.29   15.2 9.02 3.82 2.81
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 159.85   21.5 7.45 4.28 2.54
BANK OF AMERICA 29.67   10.6 2.80 0.72 2.45
INTEL 53.01   12.4 4.29 1.26 2.43
JOHNSON CONTROLS 44.30   6.7 6.57 1.04 2.42
JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL 44.30   6.7 6.57 1.04 2.42
EAST WEST BANCORP 45.79   10.2 4.50 1.10 2.39
POLYONE 34.40   19.2 1.79 0.78 2.29
TRAVELERS 148.30   14.8 10.03 3.28 2.24
DOWDUPONT 71.22   34.2 2.08 1.52 2.13
AFLAC 51.47   12.6 4.10 1.08 2.12
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL 168.63   17.9 9.44 3.28 1.93
MICROSOFT 137.52   27.1 5.07 1.84 1.35
LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA 34.05   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00

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