Dividend Income Update // August 2017

August Dividends

  • Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) – $3.50
  • Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) – $8.25

Total dividends received for the month of August: $11.75

Another month means another chance to tally up my dividend total. This month’s published total is 16% higher than August 2016. Even without adding a single share to either of my holdings, I’ve started to see the compounding effect of growing dividends – and I am thrilled!

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Dividend Income Update // July 2017

July Dividends

  • The Walt Disney Company (DIS) – $9.36

Total dividends received for the month of July: $9.36

July marks my two-year dividend investing anniversary (well my investing journey period)! What a better way to celebrate than to recognize the fact that Disney has rewarded me as a shareholder and increased the dividend payout by 9% which has caused this July dividend income update to show an increase of last July’s update. Cheers to many more investing anniversary’s and YOY dividend increases!

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Dividend Income Update // June 2017

June Dividends

  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) – $16.80
  • Amgen, Inc. (AMGN) – $9.20
  • Pepsi Co, Inc. (PEP) – $8.05
  • T. Rowe Price (TROW) – $17.10

Total dividends received for the month of June: $51.15

Hey there! Another month has come to an end, I’ve tallied up my dividends and low and behold…I’ve crossed the $50 mark in monthly dividend income. Now this doesn’t mean that I’m making $50 in dividend income every month (I’m currently averaging ~$22 per month) but it feels fantastic to have crossed that mark.

June is historically a higher payout month and June 2017 surely did not disappoint. In addition to having a majority of my holdings paying out this month, I also saw a 5% increase from JNJ and a 7% increase from PEP- not too bad for merely holding on to those shares!

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Dividend Income Update // May 2017

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  • Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) – $3.50
  • Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) – $8.25

Total dividends received for the month of May: $11.75

Here we are at the beginning of a brand new month…which means we have a chance to look backwards and count up all of the wonderful dividends that were deposited in our accounts! The rent may be due at this time but this is still the most wonderful time of the month, in my opinion!

May is always a slow month for me but I still managed to make nearly $12 bucks just from holding onto shares. Not a bad way to make a few dollars!

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Dividend Income Update // March 2017

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March Dividends

  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) – $16.00
  • Amgen, Inc. (AMGN) – $9.20
  • Pepsi Co, Inc. (PEP) – $7.53
  • T. Rowe Price (TROW) – $17.10

Total dividends received for the month of March: $49.83

Sorry for the radio silence here over the last two months! Life has gotten in the way (yet again) of me being able to consistently post on time. But now that I’m here, we might as well jump right to it.

This March update represents a 30% yoy increase over last year’s published dividends; such a wonderful feeling! Though I’ve deploying my available capital to other accounts (more on that in a future post), I haven’t been allocating as much over the last twelve months to my taxable brokerage account. However, it’s still amazing to see how my dividends keep growing; even without having to do anything at all!

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Dividend Income Update // February 2017

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February Dividends

  • Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) – $3.50
  • Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) – $8.25

Total Dividends received for the month of February: $11.75

This represents a 80% yoy increase over last year’s published dividends – I’m loving how the dividends keep on rolling in!

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Dividend Income Update // January 2017

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January Dividends 

  • Pepsi Co, Inc. (PEP) – $7.53
  • The Walt Disney Company (DIS) – $9.36

Total Dividends received for the month of January: $16.89

January is a low dividend paying month for my portfolio – as is the case for many others. However, I am happy to report that, while my holdings didn’t pay as much as some other months, I still received a 140% increase over last January’s published amount! Also, my Pepsi Co dividend amount increase by 7%; which means I received a “raise” for doing hardly anything but holding onto my shares. It’s a great feeling to see how my little portfolio is growing even with little effort.

Thanks for reading.

Images: Death to the Stock Photo with graphics added by One Woman’s Worth.