Published Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:08:04 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
It has been a really busy year so far, and May was no different. You have probably noticed, I haven't been as active lately writing posts or buying stock. The main reason for this is because I just bought a house! So, I have basically just been saving all my capital to go toward that. Once things start slowing down, I will be back to it. Although in the meanwhile, my portfolio has been working hard for me, even though I haven't been adding to it. I am also happy to announce a new monthly dividend record!
T - $67.18
HCP - $20.77
NNN - $15.69
GIS - $13.28
HRL - $6.56
O - $7.04
ABBV - $49.39
May dividends add up to $179.91, which represents an increase of 68.8% from last year, where I made $106.46. It just edged out February's dividends to achieve this new record. These dividends came from 7 companies, which is down from the 8 last year because I sold off my position in LTC. Below are some charts from my portfolio page to better visualize the results.
I always love seeing big growth numbers. Having over 68% growth this month since last year is amazing. There were a few reasons for this growth. First, adding fresh new capital. Even though I have not added much, if not any this year, I did last year. This is just the first time those new shares and their dividends are being realized. My position in T doubled since last year. And my ABBV position was increased almost 5 times over.
My favorite reason is always the dividends... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|NATIONAL RETAIL PROPERTIES||54.39||35.8||1.52||2.06||3.81|
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