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My Portfolio Is Yielding Over 6%; But Where Are We Headed Now?

Published Thu, 07 Feb 2019 19:47:41 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Last October I posted an article describing my then current portfolio and suggested that change was in the wind. At the time it was earning 5.75%, and producing enough supplemental income for us to meet our needs and still save a little. See "My retirement-portfolio-at-575-percent-income" to compare with this present information.
Because the Fed has now backed off its earlier stance of intending to raise interest rates even more, the interest-sensitive portion of my portfolio has returned some of the recent losses. Combined with some growth in blue chips, I'm back to the same overall point that I was last October 12. Because bonds and preferreds are still lower than the blue chips, my yield is currently 6.1%; so for the moment I'm keeping up with inflation. A portion of my portfolio is in an IRA, and I'm moving up the ladder on the IRS Required Minimum Distribution table, (which increases as you get older) but I'm still earning more than I have to take out. If you are unfamiliar with this aspect of investing for over 70-and-a-half-year-olds, see my article "A retired investors portfolio for withdrawing annual RMD without withdrawing principal"
Do not consider this listing as a suggestion for buying anything on it. Most of these were purchased years ago and are now in various places in their cycles. For an income investor stocks rarely need to be sold, and stocks showing a loss today may be a strong mover in a different environment later on. A case in point: when I bought... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT 10.14   63.4 0.16 1.20 11.92
AMERICAN CAPITAL AGENCY 18.28   30.5 0.60 2.16 11.89
DYNEX CAPITAL 6.20   310.0 0.02 0.72 11.69
LADDER CAPITAL 17.49   9.5 1.84 1.36 8.03
ARTISAN PARTNERS ASSET MANAGEMENT 29.30   10.4 2.81 2.24 7.95
IRON MOUNTAIN 35.84   28.2 1.27 2.44 6.90
AT&T 30.79   10.7 2.87 2.04 6.36
FORD MOTOR 9.57   10.4 0.92 0.60 6.32
MAIN STREET CAPITAL 38.52   13.7 2.81 2.40 6.26
ABBVIE 78.67   22.0 3.58 4.28 5.48
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL A 68.62   27.1 2.59 3.76 5.35
STAG INDUSTRIAL 28.92   37.1 0.78 1.43 4.96
ONEOK 70.03   25.3 2.77 3.46 4.92
EXTENDED STAY AMERICA 18.10   30.7 0.59 0.88 4.87
PEOPLE'S UNITED FINANCIAL 17.23   13.4 1.29 0.71 4.21
DUKE ENERGY 89.68   23.9 3.75 3.71 4.18
VERIZON COMM 57.15   15.2 3.77 2.41 4.15
TORONTO-DOMINION BANK 56.13   12.1 4.64 2.22 3.92
PFIZER 39.37   21.2 1.86 1.44 3.69

ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT - NLY
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My K.I.S.S. Dividend Growth Portfolio: 1st Quarter 2019 Update
2019 First Quarter Update, 10% High Yield Stocks Massive-Recovery
Buy Rating For This 7.73% Yield From AGNC Investment Corp.'s Preferred Share
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