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Bert's February Dividend Income Summary

Published Tue, 12 Mar 2019 05:13:48 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Wow. February was a blur for so many different reasons. With a blink of an eye, we find ourselves entering the third month of the year. While personally, things may have been fuzzy, our dividend income continues to roll in, along with the dividend increases. I swear, there was a new dividend increase announced every day in February! Lanny has kicked off our blog's dividend income summaries and it will be tough to follow his $628 act. But I'll give it a shot. Here is my February dividend income summary!
Bert's February Dividend Income Summary This month, I received $460.38 in dividend income, a 76.64% increase compared to last year! Once again, I fell short of Lanny; but I am pretty darn excited with the results! Below is a table providing each dividend received:

Here are some quick thoughts and analysis:
No, I didn't purchase more shares of CZNC, one of our favorite community bank stocks owned. Rather, the company announced a special dividend in January that was paid in February. Of course, I would prefer a larger dividend increase than a one-time special dividend. But I'll never complain about receiving a special dividend! Compared to last year, WRK and ABBV were new dividends received. I started purchasing WRK in Q3/Q4 2018 and Q4 2018/Q1 2019 for ABBV. In fact, ABBV was my last stock purchase and this purchase was made after the ex-dividend date. The dividend in the table does not even represent my full position in the healthcare company. HCP's large increase was... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
AT&T 32.27   12.0 2.68 2.04 6.32
ABBVIE 80.06   22.9 3.49 4.28 5.25
KINDER MORGAN 20.06   29.5 0.68 1.00 4.92
HCP 31.83   14.1 2.26 1.48 4.72
CITIZENS & NORTHERN 28.01   0.0 0.00 1.08 3.82
CVS CAREMARK 53.07   0.0 -0.44 2.00 3.72
NORWOOD FINANCIAL 33.00   0.0 0.00 0.96 2.95
PROCTER & GAMBLE 106.69   25.4 4.20 2.98 2.80
CATERPILLAR 122.90   11.4 10.73 4.12 2.78
STARBUCKS 76.15   33.0 2.31 1.44 1.86