Dividend Growth vs Dividend Yield


I previously posted about one of my purchases in AT&T and compared their dividend growth to a fast-growing company but with a lower dividend, Visa.  This sparked some interest and I’d like to go into a little more detail on this topic. What is better? Well in short, I believe it depends on your time […]

Dividend Increase – Kinder Morgan (KMI)

KMI announced yesterday a quarterly dividend increase of from $0.42 to $0.43 per share that’s payable August 15, 2014 to holders of record July 31, 2014.  This represents a 5% increase to the cash distribution from the second quarter of 2013. This marks two consecutive quarters of dividend increases after keeping them the same for a couple of quarters last […]

Dividend Increase – Omega Healthcare (OHI)

OHI announced today a quarterly dividend increase from $0.50 to $0.51 per share that’s payable Aug 15, 2014 to holders of record as of July 31, 2014.  What’s impressive is that this is their 8th consecutive quarterly dividend increase and the third time they’ve increased dividends this year, the first time being in January when they also increased […]

Dividend Increase – ConocoPhillips (COP)


What I love most as a DG investor is collecting dividends.  My close second love would be dividend increases.  I love seeing companies increase their dividends year after year. COP is the latest in dividend increases for my portfolio.  I’m happy to be a shareholder and hope to keep accumulating more shares of this wonderful company. […]

Weekly Purchases – 07/01 & 07/08

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I’m reporting my automatic purchases for this week: I Bought: $300 of DE (John Deere) $900 of UL (Unilever) I used $1200 in new capital and added $38.31/year to my dividend income.  This is an average yield of  3.2%. Note: I will keep building up UL until it’s a full position. I like DE at these prices […]

Monthly Update – June 2014

Half of the year is already over!  I can’t believe how fast this year gone by!  I hope everyone had a great 4th of July holiday.  I’m a little behind track in meeting my investing goals this year but hope I can catch up a little the second half of the year. Below is a […]

New Purchase

I try to keep my readers updated with trades as soon as possible.  I’m reporting one last purchase for the end of June.  This purchase was from an existing position that I wanted to increase my stake in. As you can see from the picture above, CLX owns a lot of giant brands.  Many of […]

July 2014 10-Year YOC CCC Rankings


Happy holiday week to everyone!   It’s time for another addition of my CCC rankings by 10-year YOC. Sorry I was busy last month and wasn’t able to get this update out in time.  With higher markets and some volatility, there have been some changes to the lists. What I Did I decided to take the […]

Solar Electric Bill – May 2014


Sorry I’m a little late getting this one out.  I’ve been super busy IRL.  May was a little disappointing…(Sad Face).  I will mention why down below. If you’re interested in why I decided to go solar, you can read my previous posts: Buying a Home Solar System is a Good Investment I Bought a Solar […]

Weekly Purchases – 06/24/14


I’m reporting my automatic purchases for this week: I Bought: $200 of TGT (Target) $300 of UL (Unilever) $200 of COP (Conoco Phillips) I used $700 in new capital and added $24.16/year to my dividend income.  This is an average yield of  3.5%. Note: Yes, I made the same three additions as last week.  I was going […]