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My Dividend Growth Portfolio Update: 32 Holdings, 3 Buys, 1 Sale

Published Thu, 07 Feb 2019 07:39:42 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Introduction
Welcome to my monthly update for my dividend growth portfolio. This article series covers my investing journey as a father of two towards my eventual retirement. Any specific stocks or amounts are particular to my self-directed 401(k) plan.
The goal of my portfolio is to generate a growing income stream for me and my wife during our golden years. The aim is to live off dividends without touching the principal. Dividend growth stocks are the chosen vehicle to meet that goal. At 33, I have approximately 26 years before I can (safely) touch any of this money.
For anyone interested in seeing changes in real time, I have my portfolio and dividends tracked on Dividend Derek. I also have a trimmed version that you can freely take for yourself if you wish, found here.
I've received some questions in the past, so you can save off a copy by selecting "File" -> "Make A Copy."

What's New?
No January assessment would be complete without mentioning both the massive equity rally and the commentary coming from the Fed.
Chairman Powell continued his dovish tone at the Fed meeting in January saying that the Fed will remain "patient" with regards to interest rate hikes. For all intents and purposes, it seems like rates are frozen for the time being with the possibility of rate cuts.
Additionally, the size and scope of the balance sheet normalization has also been called into question. In fact, it was even hinted that another round of QE was... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
AT&T 30.63   10.7 2.87 0.00 6.70
ALTRIA GROUP 48.99   13.3 3.68 0.00 6.57
TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS 21.73   49.4 0.44 0.00 6.44
WP CAREY & CO 75.20   27.8 2.70 0.00 5.48
ABBVIE 80.52   22.5 3.58 0.00 5.29
STAG INDUSTRIAL 28.74   36.8 0.78 0.00 4.98
PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL 94.15   9.9 9.49 0.00 4.25
KELLOGG 56.79   14.8 3.83 0.00 3.94
JPMORGAN CHASE 105.55   11.8 8.98 0.00 3.03
CUMMINS 153.66   11.6 13.19 0.00 2.93
CVS CAREMARK 69.88   23.0 3.04 0.00 2.88
T. ROWE PRICE GROUP 97.40   13.4 7.25 2.80 2.87
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 144.21   19.0 7.60 0.00 2.77
3M 208.41   23.4 8.90 0.00 2.76
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL 131.96   9.3 14.20 0.00 2.75
CISCO SYSTEMS 49.65   17.9 2.77 1.32 2.67
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 136.38   24.3 5.61 0.00 2.64
TRAVELERS 128.74   13.9 9.28 0.00 2.39
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES 127.76   19.5 6.55 0.00 2.30
MEDTRONIC 92.27   55.9 1.65 0.00 2.17
HOME DEPOT 192.39   21.0 9.16 0.00 2.14
CORNING 34.20   32.6 1.05 0.00 2.09
STARBUCKS 70.20   31.2 2.25 1.44 2.04
STANLEY BLACK & DECKER 136.39   32.2 4.24 0.00 1.94
APPLE 170.93   14.1 12.16 2.92 1.71
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 75.00   56.4 1.33 0.00 1.70
WALT DISNEY 112.59   15.4 7.31 0.00 1.56
NIKE 85.38   65.2 1.31 0.00 1.03
VISA 144.91   31.2 4.64 0.00 0.69
MASTERCARD 222.11   39.7 5.60 0.00 0.59

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