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Dividend Update - April 2019

Published Wed, 08 May 2019 23:49:40 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

April 2019 is already over. Can't believe how quickly this year is going by. It is going to be an exciting rest of the year. So far, we are off to a good start after seeing first-quarter results. The first month of each quarter traditionally doesn't produce very many dividends for me. But every little bit counts. Let's see how I did in April.
CSCO - $8.24
CINF - $7.85
KO - $14.79
CAH - $5.54
O - $7.02
BNS - $19.87
April dividends add up to $63.31, which represents a 30.9% increase from last year, where I made $48.37. Below are some charts from my portfolio page to better visualize the results.

Last April, I was paid out by 7 companies. This year, it is down to 6. First, I finally sold off my position in General Electric (GE) after its dividend cut. Secondly, I also sold my position in LTC Properties (LTC). This position wasn't very large. It paid monthly dividends, which was nice, but the dividend is frozen, with no increases coming in the past few years. I ended up putting this money into a new position in BNS. This helped me diversify a little more. Still working on adding new positions to my portfolio as well as build up current ones. Other than the new BNS position paying me more dividends than GE and LTC combined, the rest of April's growth came from dividend increases and reinvesting.

I am pretty happy with these results. This is the first time I have broken the $50 mark in April or even the first month of a... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA 53.64   10.5 5.10 2.58 4.95
LTC PROPERTIES 47.00   12.1 3.89 2.28 4.89
CARDINAL HEALTH 45.04   450.4 0.10 1.92 4.29
REALTY INCOME 73.22   54.6 1.34 2.72 3.70
COCA-COLA 51.12   32.6 1.57 1.60 3.15
CISCO SYSTEMS 56.13   19.4 2.90 1.40 2.53
CINCINNATI FINANCIAL 104.84   17.1 6.14 2.24 2.16
GENERAL ELECTRIC 10.34   0.0 -2.07 0.04 0.40


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