Dividend Update - September 2012

September was an awesome month for dividend payouts with 13 companies paying me in my FI portfolio and 3 in my Roth IRA.  The month also brought my first $100+ month of dividends for my FI portfolio which I blew past with $165 in dividends.  With the recent addition of 100 shares of INTC my forward 12-month dividends is over $930.  The INTC shares will provide an extra $90 per year in dividend before reinvestment or increases and an extra $22.50 this year with their December payout.  I'm slowly getting close to the $1,000 mark and 2013 will see me surpass that mark on an annual basis.

Dividend Income 2012
Company Dividend Amount Shares Purchased
Waste Management (WM) $3.66 0.108
Wells Fargo (WFC) $2.91 0.085
Conoco (COP) $10.89 0.193
Pfizer (PFE) $5.21 0.218
Bank of America (BAC) $3.61 0.396
McDonalds (MCD) $22.51 0.248
Intel (INTC) $10.29 0.417
Halliburton (HAL) $33.04 *
Phillips 66 (PSX) $1.60 0.038
Emerson Electric (EMR) $14.00 0.283
Walgreens (WAG) $9.63 0.275
Harris (HRS) $29.60 0.591
Centerpoint Energy (CNP) $18.92 0.904
September Total $165.87
2012 Total $400.42
*Took HAL dividend as cash

Roth IRA - Dividend Income 2012
Company Dividend Amount Shares Purchased
Wells Fargo (WFC) $5.58 0.163
Tower Group (TWGP) $9.54 0.500
Walmart (WMT) $3.60 *
September Total $18.72
2012 Total $69.30
*Took WMT dividend as cash.

I've updated my Dividend Income page to reflect September's changes.


  1. Congrats on a huge month of dividends! Great stuff.

    Your portfolio is really starting to take shape now. Keep up the good work and you'll be richly rewarded for it.

    Best wishes!

    1. Thanks. That's the plan. I almost doubled my annual payout with just September. It's pretty crazy to see. Now I need to find some more undervalued DG stocks because I'll have a good chunk of money coming through soon.

      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. You have nice looking portfolio. Congrats on the dividend earnings! Always exciting watching it grow eh?

    1. It'll be better when I can start selling off some of my ESPP shares next June because my YOC for them is only 1.35%. When I can turn those into ~3.00% growing yields I'll be much happier. I do enjoy watching it grow. It's my little seed that I've planted.

      Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Nice -- congratulations on getting over $100 in dividends during the month!

    1. Thanks! It was great to finally cross the $100 mark for a month. It'll be so much better when I'm averaging that.

      Thanksgiving for stopping by!


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