May 8, 2016

4 Recent Buys - AMGN, GILD, MMM, UNA

My strategy is to constantly add more shares to positions in my portfolio. So, it's a pleasure to announce that once again I have managed to buy more of some quality companies. In fact I have added to my existing positions in Gilead Sciences (GILD), 3M Company (MMM) and Unilever (UNA.AS). But there is also one newcomer: Amgen Inc (AMGN). OK, here is the summary of my recent acitivity:

May 2, 2016

Dividend Income - April 2016

It's time to report dividends again! This will be the first time I report my annual Nordic dividends, so this is going to look a bit different. Last year in April I collected $1,390.07. Compared to last year I currently have one Nordic position less. And Telia arranged a small surprise by moving into semi-annual distributions. Additionally my biggest dividend payer, Fortum, reduced dividend from last year. These events wiped over $200 off the table this April. So, yes, reaching last year's numbers turned out to be impossible, but let's see how I survived. Not all these companies paid dividend in April, but to keep things as straightforward and comparable as possible, I will report these 21 companies: