August 2018 Dividend 50.43% increase YoY

Every month , we compare the YoY dividend growth rate and the companies which paid dividends.

How did the dividends performed in August ?

All the dividends for the month of August 2018 has been , when compared the dividend growth with last year (2017 ) , received a dividend growth rate  of 50.43 %.

August month are always slow for dividends , but relief comes in September.

September are usually many companies pay their dividends.

Below are the companies which paid dividends in the month of August 2018

  • T- AT&T,
  • Low Lowes  ,
  • ABBV – Abbive  ,
  • O – Realty Income  ,
  • PG – Procter & Gamble ,
  • APPL-Apple ,
  • RY- Royal Bank of Canada


How did the dividend portfolio performed ?

The I4I dividend portfolio has increased 2.78%

The S&P 500 has increased 2.95%

Compared to Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ( VIG ) performed 3.12%

New Dividends buy

Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation- VIGI –

International stocks are turning into value buy now , with dividend yield near 5%. I wanted some dividends exposure to international.

Vanguard Global Real Estate – VNQI –

Recent interest rate has slammed the real estate , and that provided good opportunity . I wanted some exposure to international dividends and real estate. Vanguard with low expense ratio looked very attractive.

Texas Instruments – TXN 

I have been planning on adding the TXN for several months, now TXN has been in range bound for several months.

Payout Ratio – 54%

Growth Rate – 5 years – 21.50%

Yield on Cost ( 5 years ) – 5.75%

5 year, 1 year, 10 year dividend growth rate is more than 20%


Tencent Holdings – TCEHY .

The dividend is only around .20% , but this purchase was made for long term and tencent has dropped more than 30% from recent high, which looks very attractive for the revenue growth. Tencent has been not been a favorite buddy for the dividend income investors , but looking at the long term appreciation and capital growth it can be justified. The dividend growth has been at the rate of 30% per year


What else an dividend investor can ask for ?

How is your dividends income performing ?


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