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Lanny's March Dividend Income Summary

Published Sun, 31 Mar 2019 17:28:12 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

We know what time it is. This is one of the best months to be a dividend investor, as we wrap up a quarter-end. The market finished off on an impressive note, closing up 13% for the year thus far. The weather is finally warming up, as I believe we even received a 60 degree day or two in the month. This was a fantastic month of investing and earning dividends, which truly shows the power of time and consistency pushes you forward.
Dividend Income I received a total of $2,259.89 of dividend income in March. This is the FIRST time I have crossed $2,000 in a non-December quarter-end! Am I able to continue this stretch? Potentially. I'll discuss what caused the large pops and what I can anticipate going forward. Additionally, my wife earned $1,024 this month, and I am still debating on how to incorporate that into the analysis, which I don't mind a problem, right? Therefore, combined we earned almost $3,300 for the month! That is financial freedom, in a gray area, of course. We have retirement accounts that earn quite a significant portion of those earnings. Further, the 401(k), Health Savings Account (HSA) and all dividends are automatically invested/reinvested, and it helps to take the emotion out of timing and making a decision. Also, to find out why I max out my 401(k) and HSA, please refer to the 3rd part of my tax series, as that describes the magnitude of benefits to increase the amount you can invest due to reduction in taxes. Here is the breakdown of dividend income for the... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
BHP BILLITON PLC 44.50   0.0 0.00 3.12 7.08
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL A 68.62   27.1 2.59 3.76 5.35
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL B 70.13   0.0 0.00 3.76 5.23
HCP 34.61   17.0 2.04 1.48 4.27
REALTY INCOME 74.49   56.9 1.31 2.72 3.69
VANGUARD HIGH DIVIDEND YIELD ETF 89.75   0.0 0.00 0.00 2.79

BHP BILLITON PLC - BBL
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