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The Retirees' Dividend Portfolio - John And Jane's April Taxable Account Update: Tariff Wars Create Some Interesting Discounts

Published Wed, 08 May 2019 14:46:05 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

April was an overall strong month for the dividend growth portfolio in terms of both dividends generated and capital appreciation. A few words tweeted about the slow progress on China trade talks reversed the capital appreciation and has created a number of discounts that are starting to look interesting. Prior to Trump's comments, the market looked overvalued and we were taking gains off the table and reducing the size and/or cost basis of some of our positions.
As I've mentioned before in the past, we rarely sell shares from the Taxable account and we are mainly looking to add to positions when it seems appropriate. The following stocks are currently held in the Taxable account but have reached (or are close to) a price point that seems extremely attractive:
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Hormel Foods (HRL) Iron Mountain (IRM) Leggett & Platt (LEG) Schlumberger (SLB) Data by YCharts
For the record, we recently increased the size of ADM's position from 75 shares to 150 shares in Jane's Traditional IRA. Although the share price is up over the last three months it still looks like a potentially attractive position to add to if it drops below $42/share.
Hormel Foods is probably the most attractive stock on this list because it has been trading above its 10-year P/E ratio average of 21.6x for the last six months and recently dropped to a P/E ratio of 21.0x. HRL has increased dividend payments for over 52 consecutive years and maintains a payout ratio of approximately... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
NEW RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT 14.98   18.0 0.83 2.00 13.28
MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE 39.63   34.2 1.16 4.00 10.04
ARBOR REALTY TRUST 12.77   9.1 1.40 1.16 9.21
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL PARTNERS LP 21.72   13.6 1.60 1.83 8.44
TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS 16.50   21.4 0.77 1.42 8.35
BUCKEYE PARTNERS LP 41.22   0.0 -0.63 3.00 7.29
IRON MOUNTAIN 34.14   28.4 1.20 2.44 7.29
ALTRIA GROUP 44.46   13.2 3.36 3.36 7.23
HELMERICH & PAYNE 40.76   0.0 -0.68 2.84 6.74
BP 37.67   14.3 2.64 2.44 6.45
EPR PROPERTIES 77.15   22.8 3.38 4.50 5.84
AT&T 38.38   16.1 2.38 2.04 5.43
SCHLUMBERGER 36.90   24.6 1.50 2.00 5.34
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP 155.27   20.8 7.48 8.40 5.21
EXXON MOBIL 71.98   17.3 4.15 3.48 4.83
WP CAREY & CO 88.72   31.4 2.83 4.14 4.73
LTC PROPERTIES 49.71   18.6 2.67 2.28 4.63
WASHINGTON TRUST BANCORP 50.06   12.6 3.98 2.04 4.22
SOUTHERN COMPANY 59.99   14.0 4.28 2.48 4.19
RYDER SYSTEM 53.25   8.8 6.03 2.24 4.15
VERIZON COMM 60.43   15.8 3.83 2.46 4.04
CARDINAL HEALTH 48.48   10.8 4.51 1.92 4.01
LEGGETT PLATT 42.18   19.6 2.15 1.60 3.82
REALTY INCOME 74.49   56.9 1.31 2.72 3.69
GENERAL MILLS 54.09   18.6 2.90 1.96 3.59
MESABI TRUST 24.73   7.3 3.37 0.84 3.57
OLD REPUBLIC INTERNATIONAL 22.80   9.2 2.48 0.80 3.57
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND 41.45   17.8 2.33 1.40 3.47
CUMMINS 165.05   10.1 16.38 5.24 3.20
EMERSON ELECTRIC 64.71   18.4 3.52 1.96 3.02
CLOROX 160.20   25.3 6.34 4.24 2.68
JOHNSON CONTROLS 44.30   6.7 6.57 1.04 2.42
JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL 44.30   6.7 6.57 1.04 2.42
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 130.22   23.8 5.47 3.08 2.42
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES 137.46   22.4 6.13 2.94 2.20
AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS 220.67   28.6 7.72 4.64 2.17
DOVER 99.67   24.4 4.08 1.96 2.02
PARKER HANNIFIN 181.60   15.8 11.46 3.52 1.94
HORMEL FOODS 44.00   24.3 1.81 0.84 1.92
APPLE 223.08   19.0 11.73 3.08 1.42