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Dividend Stock Purchases: Bert's September 2020 Summary

Published Wed, 14 Oct 2020 06:21:55 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick PicksDividend Stock Purchases: Bert's September 2020 SummaryOct. 14, 2020 6:21 AM ET|| Includes: CSCO, PBCT, T, WBAby: Dividend DiplomatsDividend Diplomats Large-cap, Dividend Investing, Dividend Growth Investing, ValueDividend Diplomats .cls-1{fill:#024999;}SummaryWith the strong dividend metrics in hand, we purchased Cisco on multiple occasions this month.
In total, we added 26 shares of AT&T throughout the month of September.
In total, we purchased 12 shares of Walgreens. The 12 new shares added $41.14 in dividend income to our portfolio.
September was a busy month for dividend stock purchases. In fact, Lanny and his wife invested nearly $5,000 to their portfolio last month! While we didn't invest that much cash, we still were able to add over $3,300 to our portfolios. Let's jump right in and review our September Dividend Stock Purchase Summary.
My Dividend Investing Strategy Ever since the pandemic started, we have been focusing on purchasing high valued, undervalued dividend growth stocks. While that may seem like an obvious statement, that statement holds more meaning after receiving more dividend cuts than ever this year. Therefore, we are focusing on purchasing the best of the best. After all, we want to build a growing dividend income stream. This will help us achieve financial freedom and provide us with income from the easiest passive income source.
That includes Dividend Aristocrats (25+ consecutive dividend increases) and Dividend Kings (50+ consecutive dividend increases. If a company I am reviewing does not have one of those coveted titles, I am reviewing a company's balance sheet to ensure they have low debt or the company has a perfect dividend payout ratio.
Regardless of title, we run all investments through the famous Dividend Diplomats Dividend Stock Screener. Over the years, we have used this simple, 3-step stock screener to evaluate all dividend stocks for potential investment opportunities. The 3... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
AT&T 38.38   16.1 2.38 2.04 5.43
PEOPLE'S UNITED FINANCIAL 16.06   12.3 1.31 0.71 4.52
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 55.56   10.9 5.10 1.83 3.22
CISCO SYSTEMS 49.93   19.2 2.60 1.40 2.85

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