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The Board of Directors of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMTOpens Flyout Module that includes Quote information for linked symbol) approved an annual
cash dividend for fiscal year 2019 of $2.08 per share, an increase of 2
percent from the $2.04 per share paid for the last fiscal year. The
fiscal year 2019 annual dividend of $2.08 per share will be paid in four
quarterly installments of $0.52 per share.

Wether a dividend hike is small or large i love it. while not a barn burner it does keep growing and that is all that matters. Since i own a small amount of shares 19.91 this amounts to a total of .79 cents a  year raise. remember every raise matters.

Indicative Annual Dividend Rate Increased 4.7% to $1.80 Per Share

111TH YEAR OF PAYING A COMMON DIVIDEND

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG) today declared a quarterly common stock dividend for the first quarter of 2018 of $0.45 per share payable on March 30, 2018 to shareholders of record on March 8, 2018. This action represents a $0.02 per share, or 4.7% increase in the company’s quarterly common stock dividend and brings the indicative annual dividend rate to $1.80 per share.

This is one of the stocks my mom gave me and this is the first raise i get with it. PEG is my largest holding in both stocks and dollars but another good tech stock is close second. but more on this raise. since i own 408 shares this comes out to a nice paltry 32.64.

PEG $32.64

WMT .79

KO $1.27

CVX .32

OHI $5.92

O- $1.08

announced 2017 effective 2018

T $2.028

O-.0825

2018-total raises is $44.13

Have you had any raises lately?

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My life of investing and hobbies.. by Dividendsandhobbies - 1w ago

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company today approved the company’s 56th consecutive annual dividend increase, raising the quarterly dividend 5.4 percent, from 37 cents to 39 cents per common share.

This is equivalent to an annual dividend of $1.56 per share, up from $1.48 per share in 2017. The first quarter dividend is payable April 2, 2018, to shareowners of record as of March 15, 2018.

The dividend increase reflects the board’s confidence in the company’s long-term cash flow. The Company returned $6.3 billion in dividends to shareowners in 2017, bringing to $41.5 billion the total amount given back to shareowners through dividends since Jan. 1, 2010.

The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures and distributes various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company primarily offers sparkling beverages and still beverages. Its sparkling beverages include nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages with carbonation, such as carbonated energy drinks, and carbonated waters and flavored waters. The company’s still beverages comprise nonalcoholic beverages without carbonation, including noncarbonated waters, flavored and enhanced waters, noncarbonated energy drinks, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and sports drinks. It also provides flavoring ingredients, sweeteners, beverage ingredients, and fountain syrups, as well as powders for purified water products. The Coca-Cola Company sells its products primarily under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Georgia, Powerade, Del Valle, Schweppes, Aquarius, Minute Maid Pulpy, Dasani, Simply, Glacéau Vitaminwater, Gold Peak, FUZE TEA, Glacéau Smartwater, Ice Dew, I LOHAS, and Ayataka brand names. The company offers its beverage products through a network of company-owned or controlled bottling and distribution operators, as well as through independent bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers. The Coca-Cola Company has a strategic partnership with Delivery Hero Group to collaborate in the field of online food ordering and delivery services. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Another dividend raise. Love these raises no matter how big or how small they always help out and the end game is to get to where my dividends pay all my bills every raise counts. Since i only own 15.88 this will add $1.27. Small and steady on the raises seems to add up over time

KO $1.27

CVX .32

OHI $5.92

O- $1.08

announced 2017 effective 2018

T $2.028

O-.0825

2018-total raises is $10.70

Have you had any raises lately?

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Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen and Skoal, Red Seal, and Husky brands. The company also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, and 14 Hands names; and imports and markets Antinori, Torres, and Villa Maria Estate wines, as well as Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte in the United States. In addition, it provides finance leasing services primarily in aircraft, electric power, railcar, real estate, and manufacturing industries. The company sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; large retail organizations, such as chain stores; and the armed services. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia

Yesterday put in my Sharebuilder auto buy. It was for MO almost every ones favorite sin stock. The buy was executed for 12.99 shares at a total cost of $850.00 including fees. This buy adds $8.57 a quarter and 34.29 a year.  market has been on a wild ride this year and i feel fortunate anytime i can buy on any dip and today was agreat day as i bought it before it  went into positive territory.  This buy brings my 12 month dividend to $5,359.38

Have you bought anything? Let me know in the comments.

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Yes I bought O on this recent downturn. Usually i get left out of these downturns not this time though. O is going through a rough patch rougher than most but as a good quality stock it will prevail and so will I.

On 2/07/2018 I bought 18 shares of O yes i stretched it by 1 i like to buy as much as i can with my allotted money and i went a little over but thats ok because in the long run it will literally pay off. Including trading fees this cost me  $900.79. I was looking to keep it between $800-$900.00 but i stretched it a bit to buy that extra share.

Since O pays .219 a share this buy will bring an extra 3.94 a month or 47.30 a year. This brings my 12 month dividends to $5,339.79 every little bit helps. 

Have you had any buys lately?

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My life of investing and hobbies.. by Dividendsandhobbies - 2w ago

Yesterday in the mail i got the final piece My PEG account info it was officially awarded on the 26th of Jan but recieved it yesterday a transfer of 408 PEG stock into my name. Got my log in info today and changed the settings to reinvest all dividends.  So on Jan 26 i got 408 shares of PEG worth 20,889.60 it became my largest stock and even with the recent drop continues to be so lol. This is the third stock but the other 2 were in the same account. last week i posted on the other gifts of XOM and PPL. this one will add $701.46 to my yearly dividends and brings my 12 month rolling dvidends to $5,291.97. It becomes my largest dividend payer and becomes the 7th dividend payer over $200.00 and the first over $500.00. I am moving up in the world. 

Anyone have any exciting news lately?

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They need to update monopoly with a larger amount lol. i will collect it and invest it. Hard to believe that we are in Feb already time flies when you are investing i do believe.

I did not sell anything in my portfolio this month but also did not add anything. I am saving up money hoping to add after the quarter is over as i replenish a little but into emergency funds but if  the market continues to drop that might be hard to resist we will see how it goes then take action from that at a later time.  If it continues to drop i might pull the trigger on some trades.

Scrolling down you can see the comparison to last year which i beat by 116 dollars. hitting the $300 dollar mark right out the gate is a good feeling as it sets the tone for the year and gets us off to a good start.

NRZ, MO and CIM are the top producers. All dividends will be reinvested this month as you can see a 60 percent increase YOY due to buying stocks and dividend reinvestments.

This month worked out to $10.73 dollars a day not bad. If i were to go to my Durango Joes coffee shop at 2.97 a cup that equals $92.07 that would leave me with $240.73. that is enough to almost pay my home phone and insurance. as it is all was reinvested and I ended up with an extra 15.79 shares added to my account.  this takes my lifetime dividends to $11,142.96. my expected dividends for 2018 right now sits at $3993.6. my rolling 12 month expected dividends are $4,585.92

How was your month? Any records set? Tell me in the comments.

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My life of investing and hobbies.. by Dividendsandhobbies - 2w ago

 who loves dividend hikes? Well me for one. no matter how big or how small. This one while a nice one was also small as I have a small amount of shares.

SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Board of Directors of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today declared a quarterly dividend of one dollar and twelve cents($1.12) per share, payable March 12, 2018, to all holders of common stock as shown on the transfer records of the Corporation at the close of business February 16, 2018.

This increase puts Chevron on track to make 2018 the 31st consecutive year with an increase in annual dividend payout.

This is a small raise as i have 2.04 shares it equals .32 cents a year. but over the course of a few years will turn into a lot.

CVX .32

OHI $5.92

O- $1.08

announced 2017 effective 2018

T $2.028

O-.0825

2018-total raises is $9.43

Have you had any raises lately?

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My life of investing and hobbies.. by Dividendsandhobbies - 3w ago

Gotta love gifts right? well this one i sure do awhile back my mom started the process to gift me her stocks. 2 of them went through today. total account value of these are $13,547.84 total account value it includes 113 shares of Exxon Mobil and 48 shares of PPL. also included was 2,000.00 in cash.  Its through Morgan Stanley. they have account fees and higher buy and sell fees but  will keep the stocks in there and add money here and there till i get a good amount then make a big purchase and keep doing that.  My plan is that each of my nieces and nephew will take over an account so they will all get a nice chunk of money.  This will add $424.00 dollars a year to my dividends. Forward 12 month dividends sit at $4,535.47. Slowly but surely moving up. I have one more gift stock left it is through a different service so once i get online access i will update. 

Have you had any gifts?

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My life of investing and hobbies.. by Dividendsandhobbies - 1M ago

On Jan 16 2018 The board of directors of 2 companies  decided to send more money my way. I love it when companies do that. It puts me a little closer to my goals. I had 2 raises announced last year that took affect this year but these 2 are the first for me for this year.

The first one is O which is Reality Income which was one of the companies in Dec which raised  for Jan and now again.

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income, NYSE:O), The Monthly Dividend Company®, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an increase in the company’s common stock monthly cash dividend to $0.219 per share from $0.2125 per share. The dividend is payable on February 15, 2018 to shareholders of record as of February 1, 2018. This is the 95th dividend increase since Realty Income’s listing on the NYSE in 1994. The ex-dividend date for February’s dividend is January 31, 2018. The new monthly dividend represents an annualized dividend amount of $2.628 per share as compared to the current annualized dividend amount of $2.55 per share.

I own 13.86 shares  so that will be a raise of  $1.08 a year not much but every raise helps

The second increase is OHI like clockwork again. You can count on this raise every quarter basically

HUNT VALLEY, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors declared a common stock dividend of $0.66 per share, increasing the quarterly common dividend by $0.01 per share over the previous quarter. The common stock dividend is payable Thursday, February 15, 2018 to common stockholders of record as of the close of business on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Omega is a real estate investment trust investing in and providing financing to the long-term care industry. As of September 30, 2017, Omega has a portfolio of investments that includes approximately 1,000 properties located in 42 states and the United Kingdom and operated by 77 different operators.

Since i own 147.99 shares of OHI it will add $5.92 a year to my dividends not a lot but it all adds up at the end

OHI $5.92

O- $1.08

announced 2017 effective 2018

T $2.028

O-.0825

2018-total raises is $9.11

Have you had any raises lately?

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My life of investing and hobbies.. by Dividendsandhobbies - 1M ago

Yes that is right make sure you collect $200.00 as you pass go. While we are beginning January, this report is the official last report of 2017 December that is. Recording setting year 2017 was and never in my all the imaginations i ever had did i dream of this much money coming in or having this much money. 

2017 set lots of new highs and even had 3 straight months of over $300.00 which is totally awesome and so far 5 months over $300.00. Then in December my sharebuilder account went over $100,000.00 and when i figured out my networth it was over $300,000.00 for the very first time. Then I tallied up the dividends for December, and what did i see?

Last year not one month hit $200.00 till Dec when i blew through that into the $300.00 range was hoping for low $400.00 but wow did that total surprise me. No reason not to be over $500.00 next year in December.  YOY comparison for December brings me to a 33.27 percent increase.

Last year my total dividends were $1,631.71 I was stoked thinking $2500.00 would be a good amount to bring in this year but some buys and dividend re-investments cleared the results was $3,617.58, a meager 121.7 percent increase in dividends for the whole year from last year. that comes out to 301.46 a month or 9.91 a day.

This months 462.20 comes out to $14.90 almost 2 hours of minimum wage a day earned this month If i were to go to my Durango Joes coffee shop at 2.97 a cup that equals 92.07 leaves me with 370.13 wich would be just shy of paying my three main bills this month, but alas i reinvested for better days to come.

How was your month? Any records set? Tell me in the comments.


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