Monday, October 2, 2017

September 2017 Results

September 2017 Results
Present Plan:
-No contributions due to medical expenses.  Aiming for total returns of 8% YoY, with increasing dividend income. 
-Manage assets across taxable, IRA, and 401k accounts while reducing current debt-load.
 
All dividends are currently being reinvested back into the companies paying the dividend. New cash will be used to add to positions or create new ones at $1k increments.
 
OVERALL PORTFOLIO ALLOCATIONS
Equities …………… 82%
  US Large Cap …… 62%
  US Small Cap ……. 11%
  Int'l / EME ………... 8%
  Speculative ………. 2%
Fixed Income ……..  5%
  Inv Grd / HY ……… 2.5%
  Loans …………….. 2.5%
Alternative …………7.5%
  REITs …………….. 7%
  Fundrise eREIT ….. 1%
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DIVIDEND and PERFORMANCE Highlights:
Portfolio was up 0.96% in September, underperforming the S&P by (-0.96%).  
Total dividends for September were $494.63, up 0.5% YoY  
Total dividends for 2017 are $3,448.67, up 10.4% YoY from last year 
YTD DIVIDEND RAISES
The dividend raises for 2017 to date are below.  The average is 3.3% YTD 
ENB increase of 10.0% from C$0.53/semi to 0.583/semi (Jan 6th)
OHI increase of 1.6% from $0.61/qtr to $0.62/qtr (Jan 12th)
D increase of 7.9% from 0.70/qtr to 0.755/qtr (Jan 21st)
LNT increase of 7.2% from $0.29375/qtr to $0.315/qtr (Jan 14th)
MMP increase of 2.1% from $0.8375/qtr to $0.855/qtr (Jan 24th)
KMB increase of 5.4% from $0.92/qtr to $0.97/qtr (Jan 24th)
SPG increase of 7.7% from $1.65/qtr to $1.75/qtr (Jan 31st)
KO increase of 5.7% from $0.35/qtr to $0.37/qtr (Feb 16th)
GPC increase of 2.7% from $0.6575/qtr to $0.675/qtr (Feb 20th)
XEL increase of 5.9% from $0.34/qtr to $0.36/qtr (Feb 22nd)
O increase of 0.2% from $0.2105/mo to $0.211/mo, up 5.5% over prior YE (Mar 15th)
WPC increase of 0.5% from $0.99/qtr to $0.995/qtr, up 1.3% over prior YE (Mar 16th)
PG increase of 3.0% from $0.6695/qtr to $0.6896/qtr (Apr 11th)
OHI increase of 1.6% from $0.62/qtr to $0.63/qtr, up 6.4% over prior YE (Apr 17th)
SO increase of 3.6% from $0.56/qtr to $0.58/qtr (Apr 18th)
MMP increase of 2.0% from $0.855/qtr to $0.8725/qtr, up 7.2% over prior YE (Apr 20th)
IBM increase of 7.1% from $1.40/qtr to $1.50/qtr (Apr 25th)
JNJ increase of 5.0% from $0.80/qtr to $0.81/qtr (Apr 27th)
STAG increase of 1.1% from $0.116667/mo to $0.1175/mo, up 1.1% over prior YE (May 2nd)
AAPL increase of 10.5% from $0.57/qtr to $0.63/qtr (May 2nd)
ENB increase of 4.6% from C$0.583/qtr to C$0.61/mo, up 13.8% over prior YE (Apr 5th)
LOW increase of 17.1% from $0.35/qtr to $0.41/qtr (June 2nd)
TGT increase of 3.3% from $0.60/qtr to $0.62/qtr (June 14th)
MAT decrease of (-60%) from $0.38/qtr to $0.15/qtr (June 14th)
O increase of 0.2% from $0.211/mo to $0.2115/mo, up 5.6% over prior YE (June 15th)
WPC increase of 0.5% from $0.995/qtr to $1.00/qtr, up 1.7% over prior YE (June 16th)
GIS increase of 2.1% from $0.48/qtr to $0.49/qtr (June 28th)
OHI increase of 1.6% from $0.63/qtr to $0.64/qtr, up 7.2% over prior YE (July 13th)
MMP increase of 2.0% from $0.8725/qtr to $0.89/qtr, up 8.3% over prior YE (July 20th)
SPG increase of 2.9% from $1.75/qtr to $1.80/qt, up 9.2% over prior YE (Aug 1st)
O increase of 0.2% from $0.2115/mo to $0.212/mo, up 5.7% over prior YE (Sept 13th)
WPC increase of 0.5% from $1.00/qtr to $1.005/qtr, up 1.9% over prior YE (Sept 20th)
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SEPTEMBER 2017 DIVIDENDS RECEIVED: 
SECURITY NAME:              (Amount)     (Dividends Reinvested)
WEC Energy (WEC)……….  $33.37…… bot 0.051 shs 
Pfizer Inc (PFE) ……..……..  $51.67…… bot 1.545 shs 
Enbridge Inc (ENB)…..….…. $25.58…… bot 0.635 shs 
Southern Corp (SO)…..….…. $56.49…… bot 1.168 shs 
Target Corp (TGT) ………..    $35.63…… bot 0.611 shs 
IBM Corp (IBM) ...………...    $21.10…… bot 0.147 shs 
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) … $38.33……  bot 0.291 shs 
Stag Industrial (STAG) ……   $14.37…… bot 0.511 shs 
Realty Income (O) ...………   $23.73…… bot 0.403 shs 
Mattel Inc (MAT) ………….… $12.24…… bot 0.766 shs 
VF Corp (VFC) …....………   $23.03…… bot 0.370 shs 
McDonalds (MCD) …………. $28.93…… bot 0.185 shs 
Allergan Plc (AGN) ………...   $7.75……  bot 0.035 shs 
Dominion Energy (D) ……… $54.27…… bot 0.690 shs 
Ventas Inc (VTR) …………..  $50.57…… bot 0.777 shs 
Union Pacific (UNP) ……….. $17.57…… bot 0.152 shs 
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DIVIDEND PORTFOLIO HOLDINGS:
Symbol ….. Shares ... Mkt Value ... Total Divs… Gain/Loss 
AAPL ……. 25.57  .… 3,849.73 ….  226.36 ……   126.2%
T     ……..   97.51 ….. 3,744.31 .…. 816.50 …….  50.9%
LNT ……..  144.37 ..…6,121.12 ….. 370.73   …….49.7%
D (T) ..….   72.57 .…..5,638.38 …... 347.21……… 19.3%
ENB   ……. 61.77 .…..2,544.88 …..  71.13 ….…… 0.6%
GIS   …….  41.50 .…..2,170.35 …..  27.83 ….…...(-6.7%)
IBM   ……. 14.22 .….. 2,071.27 ….. 222.08 ….…. (-8.2%)
JNJ   ……  45.92 .……6,089.12 ….. 331.90 ….….  39.9%
KMB  ……  32.74 .….. 3,898.74 …..  92.25 ….…..  1.0%
KO   …….. 130.63 .….5,969.61 …..  484.18 …...    49.7%
LOW  …… 30.83 .….  2,444.74 …..   63.46 ……..   8.6%
MAT …….. 82.36 ….   1,210.62 …..  682.07 …….  (-4.6%)
MCD ……..30.96 .….. 4,830.07 …..  693.14 …….  154.9%
PFE …….. 163.00 .…. 5,786.64 ….  410.31 …….  30.0%
PM   …….. 42.36 .….. 4,974.93 ….  751.12 ……..  67.5%
PG   …….. 63.50 .…..  5,943.79 ….. 375.78……… 20.2%
O (IRA) .... 112.59 .…. 6,575.49 ….. 735.47 ……..  43.8%
OHI (T)…..  88.79 .….. 2,885.74 ….. 344.63 ……..  10.2%
SO (T)..….. 98.56 .….. 4,878.57 ….. 371.39 ……..  12.4%
SPG (IRA)..10.32 .….  1,655.49 …..  53.54 ……..  (-7.8%)
TGT ……..  58.08 .….. 3,455.82 …...192.56 ……..(-19.2%)
UNP   ……. 29.04 .….. 3,348.20 ….. 98.63  ……..  60.3%
VFC ……... 55.20 .….. 3,422.46 ….. 68.57  …….   26.2%
VTR (T)….. 66.03 .….. 4,503.45 ….. 334.36  …….  30.8%
VZ (T) …..  94.37 .….. 4,643.10 ….. 303.41  …….. 11.0%
WEC ……. 64.38 .….. 4,178.26 ….  163.66  …….  19.4%
WPC ……. 25.56 .….  1,738.90 …..  97.61  ……..  7.6%
XEL …….. 127.33 .…  6,149.85 ….. 550.14  …….. 73.7%
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Dividend Account Value …………....... $114,543.62
GROWTH HOLDINGS:
Symbol ...... Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….      Gain/Loss 
ATRS …..…  500.00  ...... 1,505.00 .…     0   ……. (-25.7%)
DIS …..…...  14.31  ……..1,416.29 ...... 32.02  .…..  2.8%
FB  …..…...  12.00  .......  1,954.80 .…     0   …….   41.7%
GOOGL…..… 2.00  .......   1,868.00 .…     0   ……..  17.3%
PSTI  …..…  2500.00  ….. 3,850.00 .....    0     .…..   8.5%
MA    ……..    28.45 .…..   3,943.03 …... 46.52……. 59.8%
SBUX …..…  49.16 .......   2,703.64 .…   65.85   …..(-5.1%)
STAG……..   122.83 .…..  3,488.37 ……272.27 …….58.7%
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Growth Account Value ………………... $20,729.13
ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS:
Summary ............. Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….   Gain/Loss 
Heartland eREIT…..205.66 .…..  2,056.59  …..56.60 ……. 2.8%
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Alternative Account Value ………………$2,056.59
CASH ….………………………….….…   $11,112.85
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All Investment Accounts Value .............  $148,442.19
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401K Plan - contributing 3% of my salary: matched 100% up to the $3,375 limit.
  - Includes Profit Share paid quarterly up to annual limit of $13,500.
Actual Allocations
US Large Cap 55% 
US Small Cap 21% 
International Equity 15%
Fixed Income 9%
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401K Account Value …......................  $158,438.09
               [O/S 401K Loan balance………………. (-$46,219.99)]
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Total Portfolio Value ………........ $306,880.28
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SOLD POSITIONS - REALIZED GAINS/LOSSES  (year to date 2017):
DIVIDEND GROWTH
Company ….. Date ..... Gain/Loss ……G/L %....... Reason/Result
CVS ……... 9/25/17 …. (-318.26) .….(-14.5%) ….Selling to cover extraordinary medical exp
GPC ……... 9/25/17 ….  (-5.29)  .….. (-0.2%) …. Selling to cover extraordinary medical exp
MMP ……... 9/25/17 ….  699.87 .……  33.5% …. Selling to cover extraordinary medical exp
MCD ……...  7/3/17 …. 1,314.63 .….. 200.9% …. Reduce overwgt, increase GIS and GPC
GROWTH and SPECULATIVE
Company ….. Date ..... Gain/Loss ……G/L %....... Reason/Result
AGN ……... 9/25/17 … (-60.88) .…..  (-2.5%) ….Selling to cover extraordinary medical expenses
SKT ……...  9/25/17 …(-575.60) .…..(-28.5%)….Selling to cover extraordinary medical expenses
LXP ……...  4/20/17 …  539.23 .…..   32.3% …. Eliminate spec position, redeploy cash TBD
LXP ……...  2/10/17 …  314.69 .…..   34.6% …. Reduce spec position, redeploy cash
CLDT …….  1/04/17 ….  55.19 .…...    3.0% …. Eliminate spec position, purchase SPG
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Total Cash Gains for 2017 ……………   $1,963.58
Total Cash Gains for 2016 ……………...  $3,257.45
Total Cash Gains for 2015 ……………...  $3,455.39
Total Cash Gains for 2014 ……………… $2,156.38
Total Cash Gains for 2013 …………….... $3,064.31  (restated: fmr all gains before 12/31/13)
Total Cash Gains for 2012 ……………....  $269.67 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

August 2017 Results

August 2017 Results
Present Plan:
-No contributions due to medical expenses.  Aiming for total returns of 8% YoY, with increasing dividend income. 
-Manage assets across taxable, IRA, and 401k accounts while reducing current debt-load.
 
All dividends are currently being reinvested back into the companies paying the dividend. New cash will be used to add to positions or create new ones at $1k increments.
 
OVERALL PORTFOLIO ALLOCATIONS
Equities …………… 86%
  US Large Cap …… 66%
  US Small Cap ……. 10%
  Int'l / EME ………... 8%
  Speculative ………. 2%
Fixed Income ……..  5%
  Inv Grd / HY ……… 2.5%
  Loans …………….. 2.5%
Alternative ………… 8%
  REITs …………….. 7%
  Fundrise eREIT ….. 1%
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DIVIDEND and PERFORMANCE Highlights:
Portfolio was up 0.59% in August, outperforming the S&P by 0.54%.  
Total dividends for August were $436.81, up 14.5% YoY  
Total dividends for 2017 are $2,954.04, up 12.3% YoY from last year 
YTD DIVIDEND RAISES
The dividend raises for 2017 to date are below.  The average is 3.3% YTD 
ENB increase of 10.0% from C$0.53/semi to 0.583/semi (Jan 6th)
OHI increase of 1.6% from $0.61/qtr to $0.62/qtr (Jan 12th)
D increase of 7.9% from 0.70/qtr to 0.755/qtr (Jan 21st)
LNT increase of 7.2% from $0.29375/qtr to $0.315/qtr (Jan 14th)
MMP increase of 2.1% from $0.8375/qtr to $0.855/qtr (Jan 24th)
KMB increase of 5.4% from $0.92/qtr to $0.97/qtr (Jan 24th)
SPG increase of 7.7% from $1.65/qtr to $1.75/qtr (Jan 31st)
KO increase of 5.7% from $0.35/qtr to $0.37/qtr (Feb 16th)
GPC increase of 2.7% from $0.6575/qtr to $0.675/qtr (Feb 20th)
XEL increase of 5.9% from $0.34/qtr to $0.36/qtr (Feb 22nd)
O increase of 0.2% from $0.2105/mo to $0.211/mo, up 5.5% over prior YE (Mar 15th)
WPC increase of 0.5% from $0.99/qtr to $0.995/qtr, up 1.3% over prior YE (Mar 16th)
PG increase of 3.0% from $0.6695/qtr to $0.6896/qtr (Apr 11th)
OHI increase of 1.6% from $0.62/qtr to $0.63/qtr, up 6.4% over prior YE (Apr 17th)
SO increase of 3.6% from $0.56/qtr to $0.58/qtr (Apr 18th)
MMP increase of 2.0% from $0.855/qtr to $0.8725/qtr, up 7.2% over prior YE (Apr 20th)
IBM increase of 7.1% from $1.40/qtr to $1.50/qtr (Apr 25th)
JNJ increase of 5.0% from $0.80/qtr to $0.81/qtr (Apr 27th)
STAG increase of 1.1% from $0.116667/mo to $0.1175/mo, up 1.1% over prior YE (May 2nd)
AAPL increase of 10.5% from $0.57/qtr to $0.63/qtr (May 2nd)
ENB increase of 4.6% from C$0.583/qtr to C$0.61/mo, up 13.8% over prior YE (Apr 5th)
LOW increase of 17.1% from $0.35/qtr to $0.41/qtr (June 2nd)
TGT increase of 3.3% from $0.60/qtr to $0.62/qtr (June 14th)
MAT decrease of (-60%) from $0.38/qtr to $0.15/qtr (June 14th)
O increase of 0.2% from $0.211/mo to $0.2115/mo, up 5.6% over prior YE (June 15th)
WPC increase of 0.5% from $0.995/qtr to $1.00/qtr, up 1.7% over prior YE (June 16th)
GIS increase of 2.1% from $0.48/qtr to $0.49/qtr (June 28th)
OHI increase of 1.6% from $0.63/qtr to $0.64/qtr, up 7.2% over prior YE (July 13th)
MMP increase of 2.0% from $0.8725/qtr to $0.89/qtr, up 8.3% over prior YE (July 20th)
SPG increase of 2.9% from $1.75/qtr to $1.80/qt, up 9.2% over prior YE (Aug 1st)
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AUGUST 2017 DIVIDENDS RECEIVED: 
SECURITY NAME:              (Amount)     (Dividends Reinvested)
Verizon Comm (VZ)………...  $53.84…… bot 1.138 shs 
AT&T Inc (T) ………………..  $47.19…… bot 1.206 shs 
General Mills (GIS)……….…. $20.15…… bot 0.336 shs 
CVS Health (CVS) ………..    $11.19…… bot 0.140 shs 
Mastercard (MA)……………   $6.25 …… bot 0.048 shs 
Lowe's Co (LOW) ……………$12.57…… bot 0.161 shs 
Magellan Midstream (MMP) …$31.97…… bot 0.469 shs 
Stag Industrial (STAG)……….$14.31…… bot 0.532 shs 
Tanger Factory (SKT)………. $23.98…… bot 0.924 shs 
Proctor & Gamble (PG) ……  $43.46…… bot 0.473 shs 
Alliant Energy (LNT)………... $45.13…… bot 1.085 shs 
Realty Income (O) ………….  $23.64…… bot 0.413 shs 
Omega Healthcare (OHI) …   $56.48…… bot 1.841 shs 
Apple Inc (AAPL) ………...    $16.05…… bot 0.100 shs 
Starbucks (SBUX)……….…. $12.23…… bot 0.225 shs 
Simon Property (SPG) ……..  $18.37…… bot 0.117 shs 
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DIVIDEND PORTFOLIO HOLDINGS:
Symbol ….. Shares ... Mkt Value ... Total Divs… Gain/Loss 
AAPL ……. 25.57  .… 4,193.66 ….  226.36 ……   145.3%
T     ……..   97.51 ….. 3,652.65 .…. 816.50 …….  47.8%
LNT ……..  144.37 ..…6,170.20 ….. 370.73   …….50.8%
D (T) ..….   71.88 .…..5,661.67 …... 292.94……… 20.0%
ENB   ……. 61.13 .…..2,444.75 …..  45.55 ….……(-3.3%)
GIS   …….  41.50 .…..2,210.18 …..  27.83 ….…...(-5.0%)
GPC   …….25.16 .…..2,084.09 …..   14.91 ….…..(-12.8%)
IBM   ……. 14.07 .….. 2,012.29 ….. 200.98 ….….(-10.7%)
JNJ   ……  45.63 .……6,040.04 ….. 293.57 ….….  39.2%
KMB  ……  32.74 .….. 4,035.90 …..  92.25 ….…..  4.4%
KO   …….. 130.63 .….5,950.01 …..  484.18 …...    49.2%
LOW  …… 30.83 .….  2,277.95 …..   63.46 ……..   1.3%
MMP ……..36.39 ….   2,452.12 …... 202.88 ………27.0%
MAT …….. 81.59 ….   1,323.37 …..  669.83 …….   1.1%
MCD ……..30.78 .….. 4,923.40 …..  664.21 ……. 161.3%
PFE …….. 161.46 .…. 5,476.69 ….  358.65 …….  23.8%
PM   …….. 42.36 .….. 4,952.92 ….  751.12 ……..  72.3%
PG   …….. 63.50 .…..  5,859.33 ….. 375.378………18.6%
O (IRA) .... 112.19 .…. 6,457.71 ….. 711.74 ……..  41.7%
OHI (T)…..  88.79 .….. 2,829.80 ….. 344.63 ……..  8.3%
SO (T)..….. 97.39 .….. 4,699.99 ….. 314.35 ……..  8.7%
SPG (IRA)..10.20 .….  1,600.50 …..  35.17 …….. (-10.9%)
TGT ……..  57.47 .….. 3,133.84 …...156.93 ……..(-26.5%)
UNP   ……. 29.04 .….. 3,057.81 ….. 98.63  ……..  46.8%
VFC ……... 54.83 .….. 3,447.11 ….. 45.54  …….   27.3%
VTR (T)….. 65.26 .….. 4,466.12 ….. 283.89  …….  30.2%
VZ (T) …..  94.37 .….. 4,527.02 ….. 303.41  …….. 8.4%
WEC ……. 64.17 .….. 4,185.10 ….  130.29  …….  19.8%
WPC ……. 25.56 .….  1,759.60 …..  97.61  ……..  8.8%
XEL …….. 127.33 .…  6,302.64 ….. 550.14  …….. 77.7%
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Dividend Account Value …………....... $118,188.59
GROWTH HOLDINGS:
Symbol ...... Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….      Gain/Loss 
ATRS …..…  500.00  ...... 1,505.00 .…     0   ……. (-25.7%)
AGN  …..….  11.07  .......  2,539.20 .…  15.42 …….  4.9%
CVS  …..….  22.53  .......  1,742.77 .…  42.73 …….(-18.4%)
DIS …..…...  14.31  ……..1,447.77 ...... 32.02  .…..   5.0%
FB  …..…...  12.00  .......  2,063.64 .…     0   …….   49.5%
GOOGL…..… 2.00  .......   1,910.48 .…     0   ……..  20.0%
PSTI  …..…  2500.00  ….. 3,000.00 .....    0     .….  (-15.4%)
MA    ……..    28.45 .…..   3,792.25 …... 46.52……. 53.8%
SBUX …..…  49.16 .......   2,696.75 .…   65.85   …..(-5.4%)
SKT  ……...   70.92 .…...  1,659.62 …… 23.98 …… (-16.7%)
STAG……..   122.32 .…..  3,423.71 ……257.90 ……56.3%
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Growth Account Value ………………... $25,780.73
ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS:
Summary ............. Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….   Gain/Loss 
Heartland eREIT…..205.66 .…..  2,056.59  …..56.60 ……. 2.8%
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Alternative Account Value ………………$2,056.59
CASH ….………………………….….…   $177.26
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All Investment Accounts Value .............  $146,203.18
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401K Plan - contributing 3% of my salary: matched 100% up to the $3,375 limit.
  - Includes Profit Share paid quarterly up to annual limit of $13,500.
Actual Allocations
US Large Cap 56% 
US Small Cap 20% 
International Equity 14%
Fixed Income 10%
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401K Account Value …......................  $155,911.68
               [O/S 401K Loan balance………………. (-$46,354.18)]
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Total Portfolio Value ………................. $302,114.86
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SOLD POSITIONS - REALIZED GAINS/LOSSES  (year to date 2017):
DIVIDEND GROWTH
Company ….. Date ..... Gain/Loss ……G/L %....... Reason/Result
MCD ……...  7/3/17 …. 1,314.63 .….. 200.9% …. Reduce overwgt, increase GIS and GPC
GROWTH and SPECULATIVE
Company ….. Date ..... Gain/Loss ……G/L %....... Reason/Result
LXP ……...  4/20/17 …  539.23 .…..   32.3% …. Eliminate spec position, redeploy cash TBD
LXP ……...  2/10/17 …  314.69 .…..   34.6% …. Reduce spec position, redeploy cash
CLDT …….  1/04/17 ….  55.19 .…...    3.0% …. Eliminate spec position, purchase SPG
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Total Cash Gains for 2017 ……………   $2,223.74
Total Cash Gains for 2016 ……………...  $3,257.45
Total Cash Gains for 2015 ……………...  $3,455.39
Total Cash Gains for 2014 ……………… $2,156.38
Total Cash Gains for 2013 …………….... $3,064.31  (restated: fmr all gains before 12/31/13)
Total Cash Gains for 2012 ……………....  $269.67 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

July 2017 Results

July 2017 Results
Present Plan:
-No contributions due to medical expenses.  Aiming for total returns of 8% YoY, with increasing dividend income. 
-Manage assets across taxable, IRA, and 401k accounts while reducing current debt-load.
All dividends are currently being reinvested back into the companies paying the dividend. New cash will be used to add to positions or create new ones at $1k increments.
OVERALL PORTFOLIO ALLOCATIONS
Equities …………… 86%
  US Large Cap ……  67%
  US Small Cap ……. 10%
  Int'l / EME ………... 7%
  Speculative ………. 2%
Fixed Income ……..  5%
  Inv Grd / HY ………2.5%
  Loans …………….. 2.5%
Alternative ………… 8%
  REITs …………….. 7%
  Fundrise eREIT ….. 1%
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DIVIDEND and PERFORMANCE Highlights:
Portfolio was up 0.97% in July, underperforming the S&P by (-0.97%).  
Total dividends for July were $250.04, up 14.5% YoY  
Total dividends for 2017 are $2,517.23, up 9.8% YoY from last year 
YTD DIVIDEND RAISES
The dividend raises for 2017 to date are below.  The average is 3.2% YTD 
ENB increase of 10.0% from C$0.53/semi to 0.583/semi (Jan 6th)
OHI increase of 1.6% from $0.61/qtr to $0.62/qtr (Jan 12th)
D increase of 7.9% from 0.70/qtr to 0.755/qtr (Jan 21st)
LNT increase of 7.2% from $0.29375/qtr to $0.315/qtr (Jan 14th)
MMP increase of 2.1% from $0.8375/qtr to $0.855/qtr (Jan 24th)
KMB increase of 5.4% from $0.92/qtr to $0.97/qtr (Jan 24th)
SPG increase of 7.7% from $1.65/qtr to $1.75/qtr (Jan 31st)
KO increase of 5.7% from $0.35/qtr to $0.37/qtr (Feb 16th)
GPC increase of 2.7% from $0.6575/qtr to $0.675/qtr (Feb 20th)
XEL increase of 5.9% from $0.34/qtr to $0.36/qtr (Feb 22nd)
O increase of 0.2% from $0.2105/mo to $0.211/mo, up 5.5% over prior YE (Mar 15th)
WPC increase of 0.5% from $0.99/qtr to $0.995/qtr, up 1.3% over prior YE (Mar 16th)
PG increase of 3.0% from $0.6695/qtr to $0.6896/qtr (Apr 11th)
OHI increase of 1.6% from $0.62/qtr to $0.63/qtr, up 6.4% over prior YE (Apr 17th)
SO increase of 3.6% from $0.56/qtr to $0.58/qtr (Apr 18th)
MMP increase of 2.0% from $0.855/qtr to $0.8725/qtr, up 7.2% over prior YE (Apr 20th)
IBM increase of 7.1% from $1.40/qtr to $1.50/qtr (Apr 25th)
JNJ increase of 5.0% from $0.80/qtr to $0.81/qtr (Apr 27th)
STAG increase of 1.1% from $0.116667/mo to $0.1175/mo, up 1.1% over prior YE (May 2nd)
AAPL increase of 10.5% from $0.57/qtr to $0.63/qtr (May 2nd)
ENB increase of 4.6% from C$0.583/qtr to C$0.61/mo, up 13.8% over prior YE (Apr 5th)
LOW increase of 17.1% from $0.35/qtr to $0.41/qtr (June 2nd)
TGT increase of 3.3% from $0.60/qtr to $0.62/qtr (June 14th)
MAT decrease of (-60%) from $0.38/qtr to $0.15/qtr (June 14th)
O increase of 0.2% from $0.211/mo to $0.2115/mo, up 5.6% over prior YE (June 15th)
WPC increase of 0.5% from $0.995/qtr to $1.00/qtr, up 1.7% over prior YE (June 16th)
GIS increase of 2.1% from $0.48/qtr to $0.49/qtr (June 28th)
OHI increase of 1.6% from $0.63/qtr to $0.64/qtr, up 7.2% over prior YE (July 13th)
MMP increase of 2.0% from $0.8725/qtr to $0.89/qtr, up 8.3% over prior YE (July 20th)
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JULY 2017 DIVIDENDS RECEIVED: 
SECURITY NAME:              (Amount)     (Dividends Reinvested)
Coca Cola (KO)…………….  $47.94…… bot 1.056 shs 
Genuine Parts (GPC) ………   $7.48……. bot 0.081 shs 
Kimberly Clark (KMB)………. $31.52…. bot 0.243 shs 
Philip Morris (PM) ………....  $43.67…… bot 0.369 shs 
Realty Income (O)………….  $23.55…… bot 0.438 shs 
WP Carey (WPC) ………...    $25.17…… bot 0.383 shs 
Stag Industrial (STAG) …….  $14.15…… bot 0.518 shs 
Xcel Energy (XEL)………...   $45.48…… bot 0.989 shs 
Walt Disney (DIS) ………..    $11.08…… bot 0.103 shs 
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DIVIDEND PORTFOLIO HOLDINGS:
Symbol ….. Shares ... Mkt Value ... Total Divs… Gain/Loss 
AAPL ……. 25.47  .… 3,791.37 ….  210.31 ……   124.1%
T     ……..   96.30 ….. 3,754.81 .…. 769.31 …….  52.0%
LNT ……..  143.28 ..…5,804.31 ….. 325.60   …….42.8%
D (T) ..….   71.88 .…..5,547.39 …... 292.94……… 17.7%
ENB   ……. 61.13 .…..2,534.62 …..  45.55 ….…… 0.2%
GIS   …….  41.13 .…..2,289.41 …..   7.68 ….…... (-1.7%)
GPC   …….25.16 .….. 2,136.92 …..   14.91 ….…..(-10.6%)
IBM   ……. 14.07 .….. 2,035.36 ….. 200.98 ….…. (-9.7%)
JNJ   ……  45.63 .……6,056.01 ….. 293.57 ….….  39.5%
KMB  ……  32.74 .….. 4,030.33 …..  92.25 ….…..  4.3%
KO   …….. 130.63 .….5,987.90 …..  484.18 …...    50.1%
LOW  …… 30.67 .….  2,373.70 …..   50.89 ……..   5.5%
MMP ……..35.92 ….   2,505.64 …... 170.91 ………30.0%
MAT …….. 81.59 ….   1,663.41 …..  669.83 …...   16.9%
MCD ……..30.78 .….. 4,774.74 …..  664.21 ……. 154.4%
PFE …….. 161.46 .…. 5,353.98 ….  358.65 …….  21.2%
PM   …….. 42.36 .….. 4,943.60 ….  751.12 ……..  72.0%
PG   …….. 63.03 .…..  5,724.29 ….. 332.32 ………16.2%
O (IRA) .... 111.78 .…. 6,379.17 ….. 688.19 ……..  40.3%
OHI (T)…..  86.95 .….. 2,746.78 ….. 288.15 ……..  5.6%
SO (T)..….. 97.39 .….. 4,666.88 ….. 314.35 ……..  8.0%
SPG (IRA)..10.20 .….  1,617.33 …..  35.17 …….. (-10.0%)
TGT ……..  57.47 .….. 3,256.82 …...156.93 …….. (-23.8%)
UNP   ……. 29.04 .….. 2,990.73 ….. 98.63  ……..  43.7%
VFC ……... 54.83 .….. 3,409.94 ….. 45.54  …….   26.0%
VTR (T)….. 65.26 .….. 4,393.69 ….. 283.89  …….  28.2%
VZ (T) …..  93.23 .….. 4,512.53 ….. 249.57  …….. 8.1%
WEC ……. 64.17 .….. 4,040.72 ….  130.29  …….  15.8%
WPC ……. 25.66 .….  1,750.91 …..  97.61  ……..  8.3%
XEL …….. 127.33 .…  6,023.79 ….. 550.14  …….. 70.4%
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Dividend Account Value …………....... $117,067.11
GROWTH HOLDINGS:
Symbol ...... Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….      Gain/Loss 
ATRS …..…  500.00  ...... 1,570.00 .…     0   ……. (-22.5%)
AGN  …..….  11.07  .......  2,792.03 .…  15.42 ……. 15.3%
CVS  …..….  22.39  .......  1,789.47 .…  31.54 …….(-16.3%)
DIS …..…...  14.31  ……..1,572.66 ...... 32.02  .….   13.9%
FB  …..…...  12.00  .......   2,031.00 .…     0   …….   47.2%
GOOGL…..… 2.00  .......   1,891.00 .…     0   ……..  18.8%
PSTI  …..…  2500.00  ….. 2,950.00 .....    0     .….  (-16.8%)
MA    ……..    28.40 .…..   3,629.65 …... 40.27……. 47.4%
SBUX …..…  48.93 .......   2,641.35 .…   53.62   …..(-7.3%)
SKT  ……...   70.00 .…...  1,850.10 ……  0   …….   (-7.4%)
STAG……..   121.79 .…..  3,323.57 ……243.59 …….52.4%
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Growth Account Value ………………... $26,040.83
ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS:
Summary ............. Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….   Gain/Loss 
Heartland eREIT…..205.66 .…..  2,056.59  …..56.60 ……. 2.8%
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Alternative Account Value ………………$2,056.59
CASH ….………………………….….…   $177.23
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All Investment Accounts Value .............  $145,341.76
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401K Plan - contributing 3% of my salary: matched 100% up to the $3,375 limit.
  - Includes Profit Share paid quarterly up to annual limit of $13,500.
Actual Allocations
US Large Cap 56% 
US Small Cap 20% 
International Equity 14%
Fixed Income 10%
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401K Account Value …......................  $154,786.17
               [O/S 401K Loan balance………………. (-$46,487.93)]
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Total Portfolio Value ………............. $300,127.93
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SOLD POSITIONS - REALIZED GAINS/LOSSES  (year to date 2017):
DIVIDEND GROWTH
Company ….. Date ..... Gain/Loss ……G/L %....... Reason/Result
MCD ……...  7/3/17 …. 1,314.63 .….. 200.9% …. Reduce overwgt, increase GIS and GPC
GROWTH and SPECULATIVE
Company ….. Date ..... Gain/Loss ……G/L %....... Reason/Result
LXP ……...  4/20/17 …  539.23 .…..   32.3% …. Eliminate spec position, redeploy cash TBD
LXP ……...  2/10/17 …  314.69 .…..   34.6% …. Reduce spec position, redeploy cash
CLDT …….  1/04/17 ….  55.19 .…...    3.0% …. Eliminate spec position, purchase SPG
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Total Cash Gains for 2017 ……………   $2,223.74
Total Cash Gains for 2016 ……………...  $3,257.45
Total Cash Gains for 2015 ……………...  $3,455.39
Total Cash Gains for 2014 ……………… $2,156.38
Total Cash Gains for 2013 …………….... $3,064.31  (restated: fmr all gains before 12/31/13)
Total Cash Gains for 2012 ……………....  $269.67