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 

Monday, July 3, 2017

June 2017 Results

June 2017 Results
Present Plan:
Typically, contribute $500 a month to taxable/IRA accts, aiming for total returns of 8% YoY, with increasing dividend income, and 
to 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 down (-0.34%) in June, underperforming the S&P by (-0.82%).  
Total dividends for June were $515.30, up 9.9% YoY  
Total dividends for 2017 are $2,267.19, up 9.3% 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)
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JUNE 2017 DIVIDENDS RECEIVED: 
SECURITY NAME:              (Amount)     (Dividends Reinvested)
WEC Energy (WEC)………  $33.09…… bot 0.529 shs 
Pfizer Inc (PFE) ………. ….  $51.16…… bot 1.589 shs 
Enbridge Inc (ENB)………..   $23.25…… bot 0.595 shs 
Southern Co (SO) ………....  $55.85…… bot 1.098 shs 
Mattel Inc (MAT) ………. ….  $30.50…… bot 1.339 shs 
Target Corp (TGT)………….  $34.11…… bot 0.626 shs 
IBM Corp (IBM) ………..…..  $20.90…… bot 0.137 shs 
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)…  $38.08…… bot 0.291 shs 
Stag Industrial (STAG)………$14.09…… bot 0.494 shs 
Realty Income (O)………….  $23.40…… bot 0.419 shs 
Allergan  (AGN) ……….…..    $7.72…… bot 0.033 shs 
McDonalds (MCD)………….  $39.03…… bot 0.259 shs 
VFC Corp (VFC) ……….….  $22.86…… bot 0.407 shs 
Dominion Energy (D)……...  $53.76…… bot 0.672 shs 
Union Pacific (UNP)…………$17.47…… bot 0.162 shs 
Ventas Inc (VTR)…………..  $50.03…… bot 0.699 shs 
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DIVIDEND PORTFOLIO HOLDINGS:
Symbol ….. Shares ... Mkt Value ... Total Divs… Gain/Loss 
AAPL ……. 25.47  .… 3,668.35 ….  210.31 ……   117.2%
T     ……..   96.30 ….. 3,633.47 .…. 769.31 …….  47.9%
LNT ……..  143.28 ..…5,755.60 ….. 325.60   …….41.7%
D (T) ..….   71.88 .…..5,507.86 …... 292.94……… 16.9%
ENB   ……. 61.13 .…..2,433.74 …..  45.55 ….……(-3.7%)
GIS   …….  16.13 .…..  893.71 …..   7.68 ….…...  (-5.8%)
GPC   …….11.08 .…..1,027.78 …..   7.43 ….…... (-6.3%)
IBM   ……. 14.07 .….. 2,166.34 ….. 200.98 ….…. (-4.5%)
JNJ   ……  45.63 .……6,036.39 ….. 293.57 ….….  39.1%
KMB  ……  32.49 .….. 4,195.04 …..  60.73 ….…..  8.5%
KO   …….. 129.57 .….5,811.21 …..  435.57 …...    46.5%
LOW  …… 30.67 .….  2,377.69 …..   50.89 ……..   5.7%
MMP ……..35.92 ….   2,559.88 …... 170.91 ………32.6%
MAT …….. 81.59 ….   1,756.61 …..  669.83 …...   23.1%
MCD …….. 41.78 .….. 6,398.57 ….  944.83 ……. 163.0%
PFE …….. 161.46 .…. 5,423.41 ….  358.65 …….  22.6%
PM   …….. 41.99 .….. 4,931.61 ….  707.45 ……..  72.6%
PG   …….. 63.03 .…..  5,492.98 ….. 332.32 ………11.8%
O (IRA) .... 111.34 .…. 6,143.74 ….. 664.55 ……..  35.8%
OHI (T)…..  86.95 .….. 2,871.12 ….. 288.15 ……..  9.9%
SO (T)..….. 97.39 .….. 4,662.99 ….. 314.35 ……..  7.9%
SPG (IRA)..10.20 .….  1,650.60 …..  35.17 …….. .(-8.1%)
TGT ……..  57.47 .….. 3,005.11 …...156.93 ……..(-29.4%)
UNP   ……. 29.04 .….. 3,162.64 ….. 98.63  ……..  51.7%
VFC ……... 54.83 .….. 3,158.27 ….. 45.54  …….   16.8%
VTR (T)….. 65.26 .….. 4,533.99 ….. 283.89  …….  32.1%
VZ (T) …..  93.23 .….. 4,163.83 ….. 249.57  …….. 0.2%
WEC ……. 64.17 .….. 3,938.69 ….  130.29  …….  13.0%
WPC ……. 25.17 .….  1,661.74 …..  72.44  ……..  3.1%
XEL …….. 126.34 .…  5,796.34 ….. 504.66  …….. 65.3%
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Dividend Account Value …………....... $114,819.29
GROWTH HOLDINGS:
Symbol ...... Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….      Gain/Loss 
ATRS …..…  500.00  ...... 1,610.00 .…     0   ……. (-20.5%)
AGN  …..….  11.07  .......  2,689.79 .…  15.42 ……. 11.1%
CVS  …..….  22.39  .......  1,801.34 .…  31.54 …….(-15.8%)
DIS …..…...  14.20  ……..1,509.07 ...... 20.94  .….   9.4%
FB  …..…...  12.00  .......  1,811.76 .…     0   …….    31.3%
GOOGL…..… 2.00  .......   1,859.36 .…     0   ……..  16.8%
PSTI  …..…  2500.00  ….. 3,200.00 .....    0     .….   (-9.8%)
MA    ……..    28.40 .…..   3,449.30 …... 40.27……. 40.1%
SBUX …..…  48.93 .......   2,853.22 .…   53.62   …..  0.0%
SKT  ……...   70.00 .…...  1,818.60 ……  0   …….   (-9.0%)
STAG……..   121.27 .…..  3,347.02 ……229.44 …... 53.7%
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Growth Account Value ………………... $25,949.47
ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS:
Summary ............. Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….   Gain/Loss 
Heartland eREIT…..201.93 .…..  2,019.32  …..19.32 ……. 1.0%
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Alternative Account Value ………………$2,019.32
CASH ….………………………….….…   $161.47
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Trading and IRA Account Value ......  $142,949.55
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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 …......................  $148,793.15
               [O/S 401K Loan balance………………. (-$46,621.24)]
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Total Portfolio Value ………........      $291,742.70
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SOLD POSITIONS - REALIZED GAINS/LOSSES  (year to date 2017):
DIVIDEND GROWTH
Company ….. Date ..... Gain/Loss ……G/L %....... Reason/Result
None to date in 2017
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% …. Reducing overwgt in 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 ……………   $909.11
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: previously all gains prior to 12/31/13)
Total Cash Gains for 2012 ……………....  $269.67 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

May 2017 Results

May 2017 Results
Present Plan:
Typically, contribute $500 a month to taxable/IRA accts, aiming for total returns of 8% YoY, with increasing dividend income. 
Also, to 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 0.84% in May, underperforming the S&P by (-0.31%).  
Total dividends for May were $350.07, down (-14.4%) YoY  
Total dividends for 2017 are $1,751.89, up 9.1% YoY from last year 
YTD DIVIDEND RAISES
The dividend raises for 2017 to date are below.  The average is 5.9% 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 $0.77/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)
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MAY 2017 DIVIDENDS RECEIVED: 
SECURITY NAME:              (Amount)     (Dividends Reinvested)
Verizon Comm (VZ)………    $53.19…… bot 1.128 shs 
AT&T Inc (T) ………………. $46.62…… bot 1.161 shs 
General Mills (GIS) ………… $7.68…….  bot 0.132 shs 
CVS Health (CVS) ………… $11.13……. bot 0.136 shs 
Mastercard (MA) …………    $6.24…….  bot 0.053 shs 
Stag Industrial (STAG)……   $14.03 …… bot 0.541 shs 
Proctor & Gamble (PG) …… $43.12 …… bot 0.498 shs 
Realty Income (O) …………  $23.32……. bot 0.418 shs 
Alliant Energy (LNT) ………  $44.78……. bot 1.113 shs 
Apple Inc (AAPL) …………. $15.98……. bot 0.103 shs 
Omega Healthcare (OHI) ….  $54.13……. bot 0.1.629 shs 
Starbucks (SBUX) ………...  $12.18……. bot 0.200 shs 
Simon Property (SPG) ……   $17.67……. bot 0.109 shs 
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DIVIDEND PORTFOLIO HOLDINGS:
Symbol ….. Shares ... Mkt Value ... Total Divs… Gain/Loss 
AAPL ……. 25.47  .… 3,890.97 ….  210.31 ……   129.7%
T     ……..   96.30 ….. 3,710.52 .…. 769.31 …….  50.5%
LNT ……..  143.28 ..…5,941.86 ….. 325.60   …….46.0%
D (T) ..….   71.20 .…..5,751.15 …... 239.18……… 22.0%
ENB   ……. 60.54 .…..2,331.36 …..  22.30 ….……(-7.7%)
GIS   …….  16.13 .…..  915.33 …..   7.68 ….…...  (-3.6%)
GPC   …….11.08 .…..1,026.23 …..   7.43 ….…... (-6.5%)
IBM   ……. 13.93 .….. 2,126.44 ….. 180.08 ….…. (-6.1%)
JNJ   ……  45.34 .……5,814.73 ….. 255.49 ….….  34.5%
KMB  ……  32.49 .….. 4,215.19 …..  60.73 ….…..  9.0%
KO   …….. 129.57 .….5,891.55 …..  435.57 …...    48.4%
LOW  …… 30.67 .….  2,415.72 …..   50.89 ……..   7.3%
MMP ……..35.92 ….   2,607.29 …... 170.91 ………34.9%
MAT …….. 80.25 ….   1,838.53 …..  639.33 …...   27.7%
MCD …….. 41.52 .….. 6,264.65 ….  905.80 ……. 160.4%
PFE …….. 159.87 .…. 5,219.76 ….  307.49 …….  18.5%
PM   …….. 41.99 .….. 5,030.28 ….  707.45 ……..  75.6%
PG   …….. 63.03 .…..  5,552.22 ….. 332.32 ………12.9%
O (IRA) .... 110.92 .…. 6,092.89 ….. 641.15 ……..  35.0%
OHI (T)…..  86.95 .….. 2,723.31 ….. 288.15 ……..  4.7%
SO (T)..….. 96.29 .….. 4,873.29 ….. 259.05 ……..  12.6%
SPG (IRA)..10.10 .….  1,557.15 …..  17.50 …….. .(-13.4%)
TGT ……..  56.84 .….. 3,134.95 …...122.82 …….. (-26.7%)
UNP   ……. 28.88 .….. 3,185.13 ….. 81.16  ……..  53.2%
VFC ……... 54.42 .….. 2,928.01 ….. 22.68  …….   8.5%
VTR (T)….. 64.56 .….. 4,292.39 ….. 233.86  …….  25.8%
VZ (T) …..  93.23 .….. 4,348.43 ….. 249.57  …….. 4.4%
WEC ……. 63.64 .….. 3,994.05 ….   97.20  …….  14.6%
WPC ……. 25.17 .….  1,642.10 …..  72.44  …….. 2.0%
XEL …….. 126.34 .…  6,052.81 ….. 504.66  ……..72.0%
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Dividend Account Value …………....... $115,368.27
GROWTH HOLDINGS:
Symbol ...... Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….      Gain/Loss 
ATRS …..…  500.00  ...... 1,215.00 .…     0   ……. (-40.0%)
AGN  …..….  11.03  .......  2,468.41 .…   7.70 …….  2.0%
CVS  …..….  22.39  .......  1,720.07 .…  31.54 …….(-19.5%)
DIS …..…...  14.20  ……..1,533.07 ...... 20.94  .….  11.2%
FB  …..…...  12.00  ........  1,817.00 .…     0   …….   31.7%
GOOGL…..… 2.00  .......   1,974.18 .…     0   ……..  24.0%
PSTI  …..…  2500.00  ….. 3,475.00 .....    0     .….  (-2.0%)
MA    ……..    28.40 .…..   3,489.91 …... 40.27……. 41.7%
SBUX …..…  48.93 .......   3,112.56 .…   53.62   …..  8.9%
SKT  ……...   70.00 .…...  1,824.20 ……  0   …….   (-8.7%)
STAG……..   120.78 .…..  3,258.51 ……215.35……50.2%
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Growth Account Value ………………... $25,888.44
ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS:
Summary ............. Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….   Gain/Loss 
Heartland eREIT…..201.93 .…..  2,019.32  …..19.32 ……. 1.0%
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Alternative Account Value ………………$2,019.32
CASH ….………………………….….…   $161.47
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Trading and IRA Account Value .........  $143,437.50
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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 …......................  $146,986.09
               [O/S 401K Loan balance………………. (-$46,820.41)]
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Total Portfolio Value ……….............. $290,423.59
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SOLD POSITIONS - REALIZED GAINS/LOSSES  (year to date 2017):
DIVIDEND GROWTH
Company ….. Date ..... Gain/Loss ……G/L %....... Reason/Result
None to date in 2017
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% …. Reducing overwgt in spec position
CLDT …….  1/04/17 ….  55.19 .…...    3.0% …. Eliminate spec position, purchase SPG
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Total Cash Gains for 2017 ……………   $909.11
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: previously all gains prior to 12/31/13)
Total Cash Gains for 2012 ……………....  $269.67 

Sunday, April 30, 2017

April 2017 Results

April 2017 Results
Present Plan:
Typically, contribute $500 a month to taxable/IRA accts, aiming for total returns of 8% YoY, with increasing dividend income. 
Also, to 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 0.75% in April, underperforming the S&P by (-0.15%).  
Total dividends for April were $288.49, up 29.8% YoY  
Total dividends for 2017 are $1,401.82, up 17.1% YoY from last year 
YTD DIVIDEND RAISES
The dividend raises for 2017 to date are below.  The average is 5.7% 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)
O increase of 4.0% from $0.2025/mo to $0.2105/mo, up 5.3% over prior YE (Jan 17th)
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 $0.77/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)
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APRIL 2017 DIVIDENDS RECEIVED: 
SECURITY NAME:              (Amount)     (Dividends Reinvested)
Genuine Parts (GPC)……..     $7.43……  bot 0.080 shs 
Coca Cola (KO) ……………  $47.53…… bot 1.120 shs 
Kimberly Clark (KMB) …… $31.29…… bot 0.236 shs 
Philip Morris (PM) ………….$43.27…… bot 0.384 shs 
WP Carey (WPC)  ...……..     $24.66…… bot 0.391 shs
Stag Industrial (STAG) ……   $13.97……  bot 0.534 shs 
Realty Income (O)  ...……..    $23.24…… bot 0.379 shs
Lexington Realty (LXP) ……. $32.75…… bot 3.153 shs 
Xcel Energy (XEL) …………. $45.12…… bot 1.003 shs 
FR Heartland eREIT ...……..   $19.23…… bot 1.932 shs
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DIVIDEND PORTFOLIO HOLDINGS:
Symbol ….. Shares ... Mkt Value ... Total Divs… Gain/Loss 
AAPL ……. 25.37  .… 3,644.13 ….  194.33 ……   116.9%
T     ……..   95.14 ….. 3,770.44 .…. 722.69 …….  53.4%
LNT ……..  142.15 .....5,589.26 ….. 280.82   …….38.2%
D (T) ..….   71.20 .…..5,513.33 …... 239.18……… 17.2%
ENB   ……. 60.54 .…..2,509.34 …..  22.30 ….……(-0.8%)
GIS   …….  16.00 .…..  920.16 …..   0.00 ….…...  (-3.1%)
GPC   …….11.08 .…..1,019.58 …..   7.43 ….…... (-7.1%)
IBM   ……. 13.93 .….. 2,233.16 ….. 180.08 ….…. (-1.8%)
JNJ   ……  45.34 .……5,598.01 ….. 255.49 ….….  29.7%
KMB  ……  32.49 .….. 4,215.84 …..  60.73 ….…..  9.0%
KO   …….. 129.57 .….5,590.95 …..  435.57 …...    41.3%
LOW  …… 30.54 .….  2,592.49 …..   40.20 ……..  15.1%
MMP ……..35.50 ….   2,637.65 …... 139.94 ………37.0%
MAT …….. 80.25 ….   1,799.21 …..  639.33 …...   25.7%
MCD …….. 41.52 .….. 5,809.61 ….  905.80 ……. 142.9%
PFE …….. 159.87 .…. 5,469.15 ….  307.49 …….  23.9%
PM   …….. 41.99 .….. 4,654.06 ….  707.45 ……..  64.1%
PG   …….. 62.53 .…..  5,460.83 …..289.20 ……… 11.2%
O (IRA) .... 110.50 .…. 6,447.85 ….. 617.83 ……..  42.3%
OHI (T)…..  85.32 .….. 2,815.63 ….. 234.02 ……..  8.1%
SO (T)..….. 96.29 .….. 4,795.29 ….. 259.05 ……..  10.9%
SPG (IRA)..10.10 .….  1,668.30 …..  17.50 …….. .(-7.2%)
TGT ……..  56.84 .….. 3,174.74 …...122.82 …….. (-25.8%)
UNP   ……. 28.88 .….. 3,233.07 ….. 81.16  ……..  55.4%
VFC ……... 54.42 .….. 3,091.28 ….. 22.68  …….   14.5%
VTR (T)….. 64.56 .….. 4,132.29 ….. 233.86  …….  21.4%
VZ (T) …..  92.11 .….. 4,228.59 ….. 196.38  …….. 1.7%
WEC ……. 63.64 .….. 3,851.49 ….   97.20  …….  10.6%
WPC ……. 25.17 .….  1,575.89 …..  72.44  ……. (-2.0%)
XEL …….. 126.34 .…  5,691.48 ….. 504.66  ……..62.6%
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Dividend Account Value …………....... $113,686.73
GROWTH HOLDINGS:
Symbol ...... Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….      Gain/Loss 
ATRS …..…  500.00  ...... 1,560.00 .…     0   ……. (-23.0%)
AGN  …..….  11.03  .......  2,690.26 .…   7.70 …….  11.2%
CVS  …..….  22.25  .......  1,834.45 .…  20.41 …….(-14.3%)
DIS …..…...  14.20  ……..1,641.87 ...... 20.94  .….  18.9%
FB  …..…...  12.00  .......  1,803.00 .…     0   …….   30.7%
GOOGL…..… 2.00  .......   1,894.04 .…     0   ……..  16.1%
PSTI  …..…  2500.00  ….. 3,600.00 .....    0     .….    1.5%
MA    ……..    28.35 .…..   3,297.44 …... 34.03……. 34.1%
SBUX …..…  48.73 .......   2,926.84 .…   41.44   …..  2.5%
STAG……..   120.23 .…..  3,169.37 ……201.32 ……46.7%
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Growth Account Value ………………... $24,372.28
ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS:
Summary ............. Shares …... Mkt Value ….. Divs….   Gain/Loss 
Heartland eREIT…..201.93 .…..  2,019.32  …..19.32 ……. 1.0%
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Alternative Account Value ………………$2,019.32
CASH ….………………………….….… $2,158.64
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Trading and IRA Account Value ......  $142,237.17
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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 …......................  $143,704.42
               [O/S 401K Loan balance………………. (-$46,952.64)]
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Total Portfolio Value ………............  $285,941.59
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SOLD POSITIONS - REALIZED GAINS/LOSSES  (year to date 2017):
DIVIDEND GROWTH
Company ….. Date ..... Gain/Loss ……G/L %....... Reason/Result
None to date in 2017
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% …. Reducing overwgt spec position
CLDT …….  1/04/17 ….  55.19 .…...    3.0% …. Eliminate spec position, purchase SPG
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Total Cash Gains for 2017 ……………   $909.11
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: previously all gains prior to 12/31/13)
Total Cash Gains for 2012 ……………....  $269.67