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|Company||Symbol||August 2015||August 2016|
|CVS Health Corporation||CVS||0||1,27|
|Deere & Co||DE||6,00||7,20|
|General Mills Inc||GIS||7,04||10,56|
|Main Street Capital Corp||MAIN||4,90||5,40|
|Omega Healthcare Investors||OHI||10,45||20,40|
|Procter & Gamble Co||PG||7,95||12,05|
|Realty Income Corp||O||6,08||6,39|
|Royal Bank of Canada||RY.TO||6,16||16,20|
|Kinder Morgan Inc||KMI||17,15||0|
|Textainer Group Holdings||TGH||10,34||0|
This means 10,5% decrease year over year. If I exclude the extra dividend last year, then my total comes down to $114.60, and my dividend income this August increased by 21,8%. This number is rather well in line with my progress this year. ABT and CVS were new dividend payers compared to last year. Biggest payments came from T, HCP, OHI and RY.TO.
Total dividends during months 1-8 this year: $2,131.65. This is 1,1% increase from last year. So, I'm on the positive side, but not too much. Here are my dividends in a graph.
All these companies should pay again in November, but I have closed my position in HCP. So, I need to figure out how to patch that hole. One option is to return to HCP after spin-off is completed, but more likely I will open a new position which will pay in middle month of every quarter. I could increase my income quickly by investing more in high yielding OHI, but since it's already my biggest payer I'm not very excited about that option. CVS is one stock I'm definitely going to buy more before November payment ex-dividend date.
Please note that I don't make any currency conversions here. I report dividends as they appear in their own currency. This time RY.TO was paid in CAD, and the rest in USD. Additionally all numbers are before taxes. This prevents currency fluctuations and tax hassles from affecting my progress.
Thanks for reading. Dividend Income page has been updated to include August dividends.
Disclosure: Long ABT, T, CVS, DE, GIS, MAIN, OHI, OKE, PG, O, RY.TO, Telia