The beginning of the year is the hardest to save for but I was fortunate to have worked a fair amount of overtime. Some expenses that pop-up are property tax, house insurance, utility tax and lurking bills from Christmas. This year will be the first time I am prepaying my property tax by monthly payments so I don't have to save an extra $3000 Click here to read read more!
Archives for July 2016
What is it? The payout ratio, or dividend payout ratio, is how much money the company earns (EPS) compared to what it is actually paying out to its shareholders in dividends (DPS), typically expressed as a percentage. As a formula it looks like this: For any dividend investor this is perhaps one of the most important metrics but probably Click here to read read more!
I sold all my shares of Kinder Morgan today. As I mentioned in my older posts, I will be exiting many of my oil stocks that I picked up during the downturn. I purchased KMI for $12.98 USD on Jan 15, 2016 I sold KMI for $19.97 USD on Jul, 12, 2016 for a 54.12% capital gain in 6 months not including dividends. It crossed it's 200 Day moving Click here to read read more!
This is a list of the dividend increases for the later part of last year up until July 2016. I will update this as it changes and maybe make it a static page if it gets too long. Company Name Ticker Annual Dividend PerShare Org Annual Div Now DIV CHANGE % Old Republic International Click here to read read more!
DIVIDENDS! I received $676.99 in dividends in JUNE. Every quarter there are 3 months or dividend payouts, this is the largest one. My total dividend haul this year is now $2840. The thing I enjoy the most about a dividend payment is its permanent, no do-overs. It's money in the pocket that I can spend however I see fit. Click here to read read more!