Published Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:15:52 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
In February 2017, I wrote what has turned out to be, in terms of page views, my second most popular article ever for this platform. That article? A Dividend Portfolio Built From The World's Best Dividend ETFs.
In short, that article took advantage of the combined filtering criteria of 5 world-class, dividend-focused ETFs in an attempt to find between 12-15 stocks which an investor desirous of starting their own dividend-focused portfolio could seriously consider as a starting point.
Five months later, in July 2017, I followed that with my most popular article, 20 Top Stocks For A Monthly Dividend Portfolio, which built on the work of the first article but selected a few additional stocks such that one would receive at least some dividends each and every month. At the conclusion of the article, I revealed that I had put my money where my mouth was: selling all dividend-focused ETFs I held in my retirement portfolio in favor of the 20 featured stocks plus an additional 2 "bonus stocks" I suggested.
Lastly, in May of this year, I provided a 2-Year Update on the portfolio.
Segue To 2019 - Part Un
With the exception of two small moves, as revealed in the '2-Year Update' article, these 22 stocks are still the only single-stock holdings in my personal portfolio (sorry, it's my Q1 2019 update, life was a little complicated for me during Q2 and so I hope to next publish a update for Q3).
A couple of weeks back, I thought to myself: Based on all the theory... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|JOHNSON & JOHNSON||130.43||21.6||6.03||3.80||2.93|
|VANGUARD HIGH DIVIDEND YIELD ETF||89.75||0.0||0.00||0.00||2.79|
|MERCK & CO||83.31||23.3||3.57||2.20||2.69|
|PROCTER & GAMBLE||122.77||90.3||1.36||2.98||2.49|
|SPDR S&P 500 ETF||301.29||0.0||0.00||5.42||1.82|
|VANGUARD DIVIDEND APPRECIATION ETF||120.84||0.0||0.00||0.00||1.58|
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