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Can You Simply Add To Your High Quality Dividend Growth Stocks When They're Down, Because They're Down?

Published Sat, 20 Apr 2019 11:37:16 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

My readers will know that for our US holdings (for my wife's retirement accounts and my retirement accounts), I skimmed 15 of the largest cap Dividend Achievers (VIG) back in early 2015.
Here's Buying Dividend Growth Stocks Without Looking.
Now certainly the index did 'look' and it takes a more than an impressive company to make it into the Dividend Achievers Index that insists on at least 10 years of dividend growth; the companies must also pass the proprietary dividend health screens. In the end, I trusted professional portfolio construction methods compared to the guesswork of me or other Seeking Alpha contributors.
The 15 companies that I purchased are 3M (NYSE: MMM), PepsiCo (Nasdaq: PEP), CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS), Walmart (NYSE: WMT), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM), United Technologies (NYSE: UTX), Lowe's (NYSE: LOW), Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA), Medtronic (NYSE: MDT), Nike (NYSE: NKE), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT), Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL), Texas Instruments (Nasdaq: TXN) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT).
We also hold 3 picks by way of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), BlackRock (BLK) and Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (BRK-B).
And while I 'bought 'em without looking,' I also added to them without looking over the last few years. I only added to the losers and I let the winners run. Here's the returns history of the 15 Achievers as Portfolio 1, from January of 2015 until the end of March 2019. The chart is courtesy... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
CVS CAREMARK 54.89   0.0 -0.44 2.00 3.67
QUALCOMM 71.80   38.0 1.89 2.48 3.59
3M 170.75   18.1 9.43 5.76 3.45
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 52.90   9.9 5.32 1.76 3.33
BLACKROCK 454.95   17.1 26.55 13.20 3.00
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 111.30   20.2 5.51 3.08 2.89
PEPSICO 132.85   15.0 8.86 3.82 2.88
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 140.45   26.0 5.40 3.80 2.73
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES 126.76   19.5 6.49 2.94 2.37
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 73.53   27.4 2.68 1.72 2.34
MEDTRONIC 98.75   28.9 3.42 2.00 2.06
WAL-MART STORES 109.62   37.9 2.89 2.12 1.94
LOWES COMPANIES 98.73   33.8 2.92 2.20 1.92
VANGUARD DIVIDEND APPRECIATION ETF 114.85   0.0 0.00 0.00 1.65
APPLE 197.87   16.6 11.89 3.08 1.59
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 84.33   57.0 1.48 1.28 1.56
MICROSOFT 135.69   30.2 4.50 1.84 1.38
NIKE 83.55   32.6 2.56 0.88 1.07
AMAZON.COM 1908.79   79.7 23.95 0.00 0.00
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY A 324010.00   28.5 11356.59 0.00 0.00
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY B 214.20   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00

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