In the month of April we picked up shares in TROW and FL as well as a few others in our current portfolio. As prices fall we may even add some new names. But for now this is what we purchased in April: 6 more shares of TROW for $763.98; 3 shares of MO for 169.08; 2 shares of FL for $59.86; 2 shares of OHI for $52.32; 5 shares of VZ for $235.65; 2 shares of PRU for $222.74; 2 shares of WBA for $87.05; 1 share of ABBV for $142.36; 2 shares of INTC for $88.70; and 2 shares of AEG for $10.49. In total we purchased $1,832.23 worth of stocks this month.
For April 2022, the Divs4Jesus Portfolio received dividend income from nine different companies (T, LECO, GNTX, MSM, CMCSA, CSCO, CIM, FL, MO). The total was $366.80. This was a 30% increase from April of 2021 where the total was $282.93. The increase was due to increased payments from eight of the companies. Technically the payment from T was not a dividend payment but cash in lieu of fractional shares for the spin-off of WBD, which for now we are still holding in the portfolio. This was only $11.06 of the total monthly payout so it’s good to see the monthly amount increasing even when it’s all the same payors. In fact it’s even excluding SPG who paid out in March this year instead of April like in 2021. We hope this momentum continues throughout the year.
In the month of March we continuing picking up shares of TROW and FL as they slide further down as well as a few other minor purchases. We purchased 5 shares of TROW for $767.05, another 25 shares of FL for $751.00. We also purchased 3 shares of MO for $156.93; 3 shares of WBA for $133.38; and 2 shares of AEG for $10.72. In total we purchased $1,819.08 worth of stocks this month.
First and foremost we are sorry for the late posts in getting March’s info uploaded, but better late than never. And speaking of better, for March 2022, the Divs4Jesus Portfolio received dividend income from twenty-six different companies (AFL, PSX, V INTC, F, AMGN, JNJ, SNA, CVX, EVR, PRU, HON, WBA, MET, RHI, FAF, LYB, NWL, TSN, SWKS, VALE, LEA, TROW, EVC, AVGO, & SPG). The total was $1,648.89. This was a 30% increase from March of 2021 where the total was $1,269.88. The increase was due to increased payments from twenty-three of the companies and new payouts from portfolio adds AMGN, CVX, and FAF. Plus resumed payments from F and SPG paying out in March this year instead of April like in 2021. Over $1,000.00 of this was from VALE who is still paying out large dividends thanks to high commodity prices.