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 ?
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