Published Sat, 10 Aug 2019 01:28:19 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
August has arrived, summer is almost over, and I'm not quite sure where and how the time has flown by so fast. I'm still reading "Mastery" by Robert Greene. It's a deep read, and I haven't been able to read as much as I'd like lately, plus I highlight when I read books and take notes, so it is taking me a bit longer.
The past month was very active for the "Dividends and Side Hustles" Portfolio. I opened two new positions in retail stocks while also purchasing additional shares in eight other companies. I find myself monitoring the markets a bit more than I normally have in the past. I've set price alerts for those stocks on my wishlist, waiting for them to fall into a fair value price range or below their normal 50-day or 200-day trading averages.
I have also started to take notice of stock price drops right after the ex/eff dividend date of some of the stocks in my current portfolio and have been wondering to myself is this the sell-off to a quick "money-grab"? I increased my position in a few stocks this month after learning there was an upcoming dividend increase and an ex/eff dividend date approaching. I now question if this is the right thing to do. I feel it's an emotional transaction, but I've justified it under the need to increase my shares and ultimately receive larger dividends payments.
I did fall short this month and not reinvest back into all the stocks that paid me dividends. I didn't quite notice this error until I was reviewing... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS||16.50||21.4||0.77||1.42||8.35|
|CITY OFFICE REIT||13.89||0.0||-0.39||0.94||6.92|
|SIMON PROPERTY GROUP||155.27||20.8||7.48||8.40||5.21|
|UNITED PARCEL SERVICE||122.56||22.4||5.47||3.84||3.14|
|FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST||135.76||40.4||3.36||4.20||3.00|
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