Welcome back readers. I hope that everyone had a very pleasant month of September. During the month, I was preparing to make a purchase but before I pulled the trigger, the stock that I was watching started a big rally. So despite me still really liking the company, I just don’t like the price that I would have to pay now. With this being said, unfortunately I did not make any new purchases during the month of September. I did however have a new record breaking month for me which I am thrilled about.
Yesterday when I went on the More Dividends Facebook page, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that my blog had been listed as a Top 100 Dividend blog which was great news. There are a lot of great blogs listed so I was very happy with being listed as #44. In celebration of this achievement I have decided to put a badge for this award at the bottom of the page.
Thank you to everyone who is on this journey with me! Now let’s check out how we did during the month of September.
During September, despite having a lot of interest there were no purchases made during the month. Hopefully I will be able to find some good opportunities during the coming month.
**NEW RECORD MONTH**
Archer Daniel Midland (ADM) – $3.84 – Reinvested
Bank of America (BAC) – $8.21 – Reinvested
Emerson Electric (EMR) – $4.96 – Reinvested
Flowers Foods (FLO) – $5.64 – Reinvested
Kroger (KR) – $2.00
Microsoft (MSFT) – $3.51 – Reinvested
Pfizer (PF) – $6.79 – Reinvested
Southern Company (SO) – $6.20 – Reinvested
Stag Industrial (STAG) – $1.29
Target (TGT) – $11.50 – Reinvested
Wells Fargo (WFC) – $4.01 – Reinvested
Wal Mart (WMT) – $5.32 – Reinvested
Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $10.70 – Reinvested
September was the last month of Q3 and accounted for $73.93 of my 2017 Dividend Income.
So far my dividends received looks like this
Dividends Received By Year
All my stocks paid out more this year except for MSFT because of having sold off a partial share during a transfer. Plus I own a few more companies this year than I did last year.
With no new additions there isn’t much movement in the allocation of my capital. Lets take a look at the breakdown.
With nothing but reinvested dividends affecting the portfolio there hasn’t been a big change. I am still very happy with the current positions that I hold and am hoping to maybe find some new opportunities soon.
Here are the articles that I posted on here during June.
More Dividends Update from August 2017
Dividend Increase – Microsoft (MSFT)
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Now hasn’t that been a great month. The lack of current contributions is not holding back my portfolio. I am still currently seeing some great year over year growth. Hopefully some new investing opportunities will present themselves soon. Until then I will continue to let my dividends reinvest and continue to grow my portfolio.
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