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Revisiting A Dividend Portfolio Of The World's Best Dividend ETFs

Published Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:15:52 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Prologue
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
ALTRIA GROUP 44.46   13.2 3.36 3.36 7.23
AT&T 38.38   16.1 2.38 2.04 5.43
EXXON MOBIL 71.98   17.3 4.15 3.48 4.83
IBM 143.62   14.8 9.68 6.48 4.47
VERIZON COMM 60.43   15.8 3.83 2.46 4.04
CHEVRON 121.42   15.7 7.72 4.76 3.91
PFIZER 37.28   17.0 2.19 1.44 3.85
COCA-COLA 55.11   33.6 1.64 1.60 2.94
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 130.43   21.6 6.03 3.80 2.93
PEPSICO 137.29   15.2 9.02 3.82 2.81
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
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 130.22   23.8 5.47 3.08 2.42
HOME DEPOT 233.80   23.3 10.04 5.44 2.33
MCDONALDS 212.15   27.9 7.61 4.64 2.21
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
MICROSOFT 137.52   27.1 5.07 1.84 1.35

ALTRIA GROUP - MO
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