Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Recent Buy

Boeing 757-200

On 09/28/2016 I purchased 32 shares of Delta Airlines Inc. (DAL) for $39.35. This is not a high yielding stock , but a rapidly growing dividend. They recently raised the dividend 50% from $0.135 to $0.2025. The company also recently started paying a dividend only since September of 2013 and consistently has increased it every year. I believe safe and efficient traveling is necessary and Delta provides that for many of their customers. There is also a rewards credit card exclusively with American Express (AXP) The annual fee is a bit of a turnoff to some, but the card also offers some excellent Skymiles benefits.

Disclosure: Long DAL (also have an Amex Skymiles card and account)

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Recent Buy

On 09/23/2016 I purchased 1.6022 shares of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) for $92.98/share. The price keeps getting cheaper and I get happier to own more of this world famous company. The ESPN worries are getting far overblown I believe. Disney management is smart enough to figure out how to monetize their multiple business units. The CEO succession is a bigger concern I feel, but people who sell in panic are usually the first to regret that move. I am not worried at all about owning a large and growing position in The Walt Disney Company.

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Saturday, September 10, 2016

August 2016 Dividend Update

August has been over for 10 days already and it is time to update my dividend income received.

Deere & Company (DE) $7.18
Pimco High Income Fund (PHK) $1.88
Wheeler REIT (WHLR) $3.01
Gladstone Capital Corporation (GLAD) $3.98
Solar SR Capital Ltd. (SUNS) $1.58
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT (BRG) $1.04
Whitestone REIT (WSR) $8.56
Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (HRZN) $1.65
Independence Realty Trust (IRT) $1.47
Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) $1.27
Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) $2.03
Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) $6.34
Procter&Gamble (PG) $5.80
Realty Income Corporation (O) $24..26
Stag Industrial Inc. (STAG) $1.39
Voya Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund (IGD) $2.61
Enerplus Corporation (ERF) $0.62
Student Transportation Inc. (STB) $1.76
Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) $42.42
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) $5.67
Eaton Corporation (ETN) $4.10
Gamco Global Gold Natural Resources & Income Fund (GGN) $8.58
Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO) $0.67
Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund (EDF) $5.58
Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM) $8.08
Fifth Street Finance Corporation (FSC) $7.44
Gladstone Capital Corporation (GLAD) $4.01
LTC Properties Inc. (LTC) $6.30
Reaves Utility Income Fund (UTG) $3.51
Wheeler REIT (WHLR) $3.04

August 2016 Dividend Income:$175.83

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Recent Buy

On August 23, 2016 I purchased 1.5391 shares of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) for $96.79/share. This brings my total shares in Disney to over 100 for the first time ever. I continue to believe this is a good long term holding to add to. My monthly contribution to Disney remains unchanged.

What do you think? Do you own some Disney stock? Visit the parks or take a cruise this year?

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Monday, August 1, 2016

July 2016 Dividend Update

We are already through July and into the first week of August 2016 and it is another chance to update the monthly accumulation of dividends. I am also happy to see that I crossed over 100K pageviews since starting this little dividend blog.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Recent Buys

Valero Energy Corp. will no longer have an executive committee.

On July 13, 2016 I initiated a position of 3 shares in Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) for $48.70/share

On July 26, 2016 I purchased 1.5232 shares of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) for $97.80

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Saturday, July 2, 2016

June 2016 Dividend Update

June was a busy and exciting month for me with the graduation. The warmer weather lately is so much better than the cold winters here that seem to last longer every year. June is one of those bigger months in dividends for many people. We are halfway through 2016 already? Time is moving along quickly and that is reason enough to put every effort into our investments to reach our goals. Before too many years pass by and we don't get to enjoy our hard work and use the money on traveling and good experiences. There are some great bloggers who realize that our time is limited and we should look out for our own future and making the most out of it.