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February 2020 Dividend Portfolio Update

Published Mon, 09 Mar 2020 07:20:38 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

February generated $347 in dividend income, up $32% sequentially and +25% Y/Y.
Projected 12M forward income has hit $3,800, with Gifted Working Time amounting to one full week YTD 2020.
I outline portfolio composition by sector and portfolio weight for every holding.
The novel coronavirus "SARS-Cov-2" and the associated pulmonary disease "COVID-19" continue to dominate market movements and led to one of the most bizarre jojo months I have ever witnessed on the stock markets. Daily swings of several hundred to a thousand points in the Dow have become the new normal as cases continue to increase as the virus spreads around the world.
No country at this stage seems to be immune against, and while it has not been officially termed a pandemic, it very much feels like one. Bright news from China, where new daily infections have dropped below 100 and almost exclusively originate from the Hubei region, are overshadowed by rapidly expanding international outbreak clusters, most notably in South Korea, Iran and Italy, but also increasingly across entire Europe and the United States.

(Source: worldometers.info as of March 7, 2020)
In my view, the biggest threat is not the virus per se, but rather the fear and anxiety surrounding it. Initially, the tourism and travel sector will be hit hard, but the longer it takes to contain the epidemic, the more it will hit general consumption and impede global supply chains.
Although I am a long-term investor, I made the conscious decision to raise some cash in February, as the uncertainty regarding the economic and societal impact of this pandemic is growing rapidly, and as such I feel it is not a bad idea to have some more cash even if that means having to sell some winners.
Portfolio Changes in February
As a result of this decision, there has been quite a lot going on in the portfolio in February apart from massive capital depreciation, of course.
I raised around a net total of $1,000 in capital, with... 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
GEO GROUP 18.35   14.1 1.30 1.92 10.56
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
CENTURYLINK 13.53   0.0 -7.43 1.00 7.94
ALTRIA GROUP 44.46   13.2 3.36 3.36 7.23
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
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL A 68.62   27.1 2.59 3.76 5.35
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
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
SOUTHERN COMPANY 59.99   14.0 4.28 2.48 4.19
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
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
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
PROCTER & GAMBLE 122.77   90.3 1.36 2.98 2.49
TD AMERITRADE HOLDING 49.38   13.1 3.76 1.20 2.47
BANK OF AMERICA 29.67   10.6 2.80 0.72 2.45
INTEL 53.01   12.4 4.29 1.26 2.43
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 72.29   27.5 2.63 1.72 2.38
HOME DEPOT 233.80   23.3 10.04 5.44 2.33
BOEING 375.63   44.0 8.54 8.22 2.22
MCDONALDS 212.15   27.9 7.61 4.64 2.21
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
GENERAL ELECTRIC 9.26   0.0 -2.15 0.04 0.44
NVIDIA 184.27   41.6 4.43 0.64 0.35
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE 23.77   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA 55.94   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
DAIMLER 52.83   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
MICRON TECHNOLOGY 50.44   5.9 8.53 0.00 0.00

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