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Dividend Update - May 2019

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
ABBVIE 70.83   26.0 2.72 4.28 6.28
AT&T 38.38   16.1 2.38 2.04 5.43
LTC PROPERTIES 49.71   18.6 2.67 2.28 4.63
HCP 34.61   17.0 2.04 1.48 4.27
NATIONAL RETAIL PROPERTIES 54.39   35.8 1.52 2.06 3.81
REALTY INCOME 74.49   56.9 1.31 2.72 3.69
GENERAL MILLS 54.09   18.6 2.90 1.96 3.59
HORMEL FOODS 44.00   24.3 1.81 0.84 1.92


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