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Q3 2019 Dividend Portfolio Update: New September Dividend Record

Published Fri, 04 Oct 2019 10:15:56 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

September saw some heavy swings in the markets with Trump continuing to batter the Federal Reserve policy and now facing his own crisis as the Democrats have triggered the very real impeachment case.
Noise from the trade talks frontier was very limited since upcoming talks are scheduled for early October and Trump made it quite clear that he does not need a deal before 2020. However, that statement came before economic manufacturing data sent stocks plunging in early October. One of the main reasons for that disappointing showing is certainly the trade tariffs both the U.S. and China have imposed on each other.

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Portfolio Changes in September
The utility sector has been outperforming the broad markets by significant magnitude in 2019 following rising uncertainty in the markets and declining Treasury yields. Thus, I decided to partially trim my position in Southern Company (NYSE: SO), one of my portfolio anchors. Solid dividend stocks like Southern belong in every diversified dividend portfolio, but given that despite planned progress with Southern's nuclear project, the company is still facing significant capital spending needs amid an already fairly high payout ratio and relatively high leverage, the strong rally in the stock should be used to take some chips off the table.
I invested those funds into Energy Transfer (NYSE: ET) and AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) thereby increasing overall portfolio income and channeling funds into different sectors where... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
APOLLO INVESTMENT 16.78   14.2 1.18 1.80 10.73
TEEKAY TANKERS 1.20   0.0 -0.03 0.00 10.08
MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE 39.63   34.2 1.16 4.00 10.04
B&G FOODS 19.58   7.2 2.72 1.90 9.75
APOLLO COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE 19.35   12.6 1.54 1.84 9.57
MPLX LP 28.61   12.4 2.30 2.67 9.28
ARES CAPITAL 19.19   10.5 1.82 1.60 8.39
STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST 24.39   18.5 1.32 1.92 7.95
CENTURYLINK 13.53   0.0 -7.43 1.00 7.94
ALTRIA GROUP 44.46   13.2 3.36 3.36 7.23
SENIOR HOUSING PROPERTIES 8.89   0.0 -0.34 0.60 6.73
BP 37.67   14.3 2.64 2.44 6.45
ABBVIE 70.83   26.0 2.72 4.28 6.28
ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS 28.68   12.4 2.31 1.76 6.13
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL 74.90   14.9 5.03 4.68 6.12
MAIN STREET CAPITAL 43.18   16.8 2.57 2.46 5.69
AT&T 38.38   16.1 2.38 2.04 5.43
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL B 70.13   0.0 0.00 3.76 5.23
CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE 81.35   9.5 8.59 4.33 5.17
KINDER MORGAN 20.42   20.6 0.99 1.00 4.94
STAG INDUSTRIAL 29.50   47.6 0.62 1.43 4.93
EXXON MOBIL 71.98   17.3 4.15 3.48 4.83
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA 56.20   11.2 5.02 2.70 4.79
DOMINION RESOURCES 78.54   53.8 1.46 3.67 4.77
CORESITE REALTY 116.12   54.5 2.13 4.88 4.43
BROOKFIELD INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERS LP 47.35   1.0 0.03 2.01 4.25
WELLS FARGO 48.65   10.0 4.84 2.04 4.22
SOUTHERN COMPANY 59.99   14.0 4.28 2.48 4.19
VERIZON COMM 60.43   15.8 3.83 2.46 4.04
TORONTO-DOMINION BANK 56.54   11.9 4.74 2.22 4.02
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 78.79   11.9 6.61 3.16 4.00
BLACKSTONE GROUP LP 52.24   29.4 1.78 1.92 3.87
PFIZER 37.28   17.0 2.19 1.44 3.85
GENERAL MOTORS 39.07   6.2 6.29 1.52 3.84
GILEAD SCIENCES 66.36   14.4 4.61 2.52 3.76
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES 300.58   37.1 8.11 10.60 3.60
GENERAL MILLS 54.09   18.6 2.90 1.96 3.59
3M 170.58   20.6 8.28 5.76 3.41
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 55.56   10.9 5.10 1.83 3.22
MORGAN STANLEY 44.32   9.7 4.59 1.40 3.21
CVS CAREMARK 63.90   17.9 3.57 2.00 3.14
COCA-COLA 55.11   33.6 1.64 1.60 2.94
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 130.43   21.6 6.03 3.80 2.93
CISCO SYSTEMS 49.93   19.2 2.60 1.40 2.85
PEPSICO 137.29   15.2 9.02 3.82 2.81
JPMORGAN CHASE 117.91   12.0 9.79 3.60 2.74
UNILEVER 60.75   0.0 0.00 1.86 2.58
PROCTER & GAMBLE 122.77   90.3 1.36 2.98 2.49
BANK OF AMERICA 29.67   10.6 2.80 0.72 2.45
INTEL 53.01   12.4 4.29 1.26 2.43
TARGET 108.94   18.0 6.04 2.64 2.43
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 130.22   23.8 5.47 3.08 2.42
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 72.29   27.5 2.63 1.72 2.38
HOME DEPOT 233.80   23.3 10.04 5.44 2.33
MCDONALDS 212.15   27.9 7.61 4.64 2.21
ALBEMARLE 69.28   13.5 5.12 1.47 2.15
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL 168.63   17.9 9.44 3.28 1.93
APPLE 223.08   19.0 11.73 3.08 1.42
DHT HOLDINGS 5.90   0.0 -0.02 0.08 1.37
MICROSOFT 137.52   27.1 5.07 1.84 1.35
WALT DISNEY 137.50   17.3 7.93 1.76 1.30
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE 34.62   15.0 2.30 0.45 1.29
EQT 12.29   0.0 -1.41 0.12 1.02
ACTIVISION BLIZZARD 55.45   25.3 2.19 0.37 0.66
VISA 177.98   34.2 5.21 1.00 0.57
GENERAL ELECTRIC 9.26   0.0 -2.15 0.04 0.44
NVIDIA 184.27   41.6 4.43 0.64 0.35
ALLIANZ SE 23.20   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE 23.77   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
DAIMLER 52.83   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00

APOLLO INVESTMENT - AINV
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