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My Dividend Growth Portfolio April Update: 42 Holdings, 6 Buys, 5 New Holdings And 1 Called Away

Published Sat, 04 May 2019 07:39:09 -0400 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 401K 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."

Change Log
I introduced a change log as a quick reference to highlight relevant non-data changes. Things like dividends collected, dividend increases and charts will all change each month regardless.
Moved "Target Portfolio" lower in the article Added a "Portfolio Yield" section Commentary
As has been the trend in 2019, indices rose higher and higher during April. New all-time highs were even reached by the beginning of May which also means personal portfolio value highs.
I closed out April with a balance of $320,740 which was up $13,000 from the end of March.
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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT 9.22   0.0 -1.59 1.20 12.90
GLOBAL X SUPERDIVIDEND ETF 16.97   0.0 0.00 0.00 9.47
TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS 17.77   20.7 0.86 1.42 7.84
IRON MOUNTAIN 31.62   26.1 1.21 2.44 7.73
POWERSHARES CEF INCOME COMPOSITE 22.07   0.0 0.00 0.00 7.02
AT&T 32.14   12.0 2.68 2.04 6.29
ALTRIA GROUP 52.81   16.1 3.28 3.20 6.17
ABBVIE 81.15   23.2 3.49 4.28 5.29
WP CAREY & CO 82.93   26.3 3.15 4.13 5.09
KRAFT HEINZ 31.11   0.0 -8.40 1.60 5.02
STAG INDUSTRIAL 29.66   48.6 0.61 1.43 4.85
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP 171.48   22.4 7.65 8.20 4.75
PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL 97.11   11.3 8.57 4.00 3.98
CVS CAREMARK 52.79   0.0 -0.44 2.00 3.74
3M 165.87   17.6 9.43 5.76 3.44
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 51.61   9.7 5.32 1.76 3.34
T. ROWE PRICE GROUP 102.79   13.6 7.57 3.04 2.88
JPMORGAN CHASE 108.64   11.7 9.26 3.20 2.86
HOME DEPOT 188.91   19.0 9.92 5.44 2.85
CUMMINS 159.25   10.3 15.43 4.56 2.78
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 149.96   20.0 7.51 4.00 2.68
CORNING 29.63   12.8 2.32 0.80 2.64
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL 144.36   11.0 13.11 3.88 2.61
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 139.79   25.9 5.40 3.80 2.61
CISCO SYSTEMS 54.37   18.8 2.90 1.40 2.51
MEDTRONIC 91.64   25.3 3.62 2.00 2.28
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES 130.45   20.1 6.49 2.94 2.16
TRAVELERS 146.94   14.9 9.85 3.28 2.09
STANLEY BLACK & DECKER 131.87   31.0 4.26 2.64 1.93
STARBUCKS 76.41   33.1 2.31 1.44 1.86
APPLE 178.97   15.0 11.89 3.08 1.69
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 75.63   51.1 1.48 1.28 1.68
WALT DISNEY 132.73   14.9 8.91 1.76 1.31
NIKE 82.64   32.3 2.56 0.88 1.05
VISA 161.51   33.4 4.84 1.00 0.61
MASTERCARD 249.73   41.7 5.99 1.32 0.52
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY A 324010.00   28.5 11356.59 0.00 0.00
GOOGLE 1133.47   28.4 39.87 0.00 0.00

ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT - NLY
ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT - NLY  


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