STOCK PURCHASES :: ABBV, AMGN, CVX, FAF, VZ, MO, OHI, PRU, T, WBA, & AEG

In the month of August we continued our small purchases of companies already in our portfolio. We purchased 1 share of AMGN for $224.41; 4 shares of FAF for $284.12;  1 share of ABBV for $120.76; 2 shares of CVX for $195.90; 6 shares of MO for $300.60; 1 share of T for $27.46;  1 share of OHI for $33.47; 2 shares of PRU for $213.02; 5 shares of VZ for $275.45; 1 share of WBA for $49.90; and 2 shares of AEG for $9.84. In total we purchased $1,734.93 worth of stocks this month.

STOCK PURCHASES :: AMGN, FAF, ABBV, MO, OHI, PRU, T, AEG

In the month of July we purchased a number of shares in companies we currently own in our portfolio. It was basically a repeat of our May and June purchases as we look to get to “full” positions in AMGN and FAF, as well as, add to some of our higher yielders. We purchased 2 shares of AMGN for $483.68; 10 shares of FAF for $670.40;  2 shares of ABBV for $234.12; 3 shares of MO for $144.57; 2 shares of T for $56.59;  1 share of OHI for $36.78; 1 share of PRU for $101.06; and 1 shares of AEG for $4.24. In total we purchased $1,731.44 worth of stocks this month.

DIVIDEND REPORT :: JULY 2021

The increase was mostly due to (2) special dividend payments. One from TROW at $3.00/share and the other from VALE at $0.436/share. VALE has been crushing it this year and the CEO even suggested a possible special fourth (VALE typically pays bi-annually) dividend in December. We also saw payments from FL and AEG who this time last year had suspended their payments.

We had one new payment from CSCO, CIM paying out in July instead of August like last year, and increased payments from MO, LECO, GNTX, CMCSA, SPG, and MSM. This was all in spite of regular payments from AVGO, EVC, and TROW hitting in June this year instead of July as in 2020. As noted throughout our posts this year, we expect the year over year percentages to vary wildly from month to month as the pandemic threw off the typical months a bunch of our companies payout.

However, we know things are going well as we just passed our 2020 total dividends and there’s still FIVE months to go in 2021.

STOCK PURCHASES :: AMGN, FAF, ABBV, PRU, MO, OHI, T, AEG

In the month of June we purchased a number of shares in companies we currently own in our portfolio. It was basically a repeat of our May purchases as we look to get to “full” positions in AMGN and FAF, as well as, add to some of our higher yielders. We purchased 3 shares of AMGN for $729.12; 9 shares of FAF for $556.74;  1 share of ABBV for $112.57; 3 shares of MO for $141.80; 1 share of T for $28.74;  1 share of OHI for $36.43; 1 share of PRU for $102.03; and 6 shares of AEG for $24.66. In total we purchased $1,732.09 worth of stocks this month.

STOCK PURCHASES :: AMGN, FAF, ABBV, AFL, PRU, MO, OHI, T, AEG

In the month of May we purchased a number of shares in companies we currently own in our portfolio and added two new additions. We took starter positions in AMGN with 2 shares for $477.04 and FAF with 8 shares for $505.76.  We also increase our positions with: 2 shares of ABBV for $228.08; 3 shares of MO for $148.44; 2 shares of T for $58.98; 2 shares of AFL for $112.52; 2 shares of OHI for $73.10; 1 share of PRU for $105.23; and 5 shares of AEG for $23.40. In total we purchased $1,732.55 worth of stocks this month.

STOCK PURCHASES :: CVX, T, PRU, OHI, MO, AFL, ABBV, VZ, & AEG

In the month of April we purchased a number of shares in companies we currently own in our portfolio. The following were purchased: 15 shares of VZ for $858.29; 3 shares of CVX for $311.88; 1 share of ABBV for $110.94; 2 shares of MO for $94.82; 2 shares of T for $62.31; 2 shares of AFL for $107.12; 2 shares of OHI for $75.84; 1 share of PRU for $100.25; and 2 shares of AEG for $9.24. In total we purchased $1,730.69 worth of stocks this month.

STOCK PURCHASES :: CVX, VZ, ABBV, MO, TROW, T, AFL, OHI, PRU, AEG

In the month of March we purchased a number of shares in companies we currently own in our portfolio. The following were purchased: 12 shares of VZ for $689.64; 10 shares of CVX for $1,049.80; 3 shares of ABBV for $325.59; 3 shares of MO for $153.87; 2 shares of TROW for $345.24; 3 shares of T for $90.93; 3 shares of AFL for $153.69; 3 shares of OHI for $110.79; 3 shares of PRU for $274.27; and 31 shares of AEG for $146.94. In total we purchased $3,349.76 worth of stocks this month.

This large purchase amount used up the rest of the profit we achieved from our sale of GME in January. As noted in January, we still hold 1/2 of our original position in GME. For April we will be back to our normal purchase amounts.

STOCK PURCHASES :: KT, BMY, CVX, VZ, TROW, T, MO, PRU, AEG, OHI, WBA, AFL

In the month of February we purchased a number of shares in companies we currently own in our portfolio as well as four new names. The following were purchased: 155 shares of KT for $1728.23; 28 shares of BMY for $1728.72; 5 shares of CVX for $496.65; 5 shares of VZ for $280.10; 2 shares of TROW for $161.37; 3 shares of MO for $131.72; 4 shares of T for $113.72; 3 shares of OHI for $112.86; 3 shares of PRU for $259.77; 30 shares of AEG for $142.80; 3 shares of AFL for $145.05 and 3 shares of WBA for $143.93. In total we purchased $5,606.03 worth of stocks this month.

This large purchase amount used up most of the profit we achieved from our sale of GME in January, which netted us over $7000.00. As noted in January, we still hold 1/2 of our original position in GME and the stock once again is trading near its January highs, we may take some more profits depending on what happens in the next few weeks.

STOCK PURCHASES :: ABBV, AFL, INTC, CSCO, MET, OHI, MO, PRU, T, TSN, WBA, & AEG

On January 29, 2021, we purchased a number of shares in companies we currently own in our portfolio. The following were purchased: 3 share of ABBV for $306.54; 6 shares of INTC for $335.70; 11 shares of CSCO for $492.25; 10 shares of MET for $480.37; 11 shares of AFL for $494.21; 3 shares of MO for $123.78; 3 shares of T for $86.34; 3 shares of OHI for $109.08; 3 shares of PRU for $235.14; 30 shares of AEG for $121.05; 3 shares of TSN for $191.28 and 2 shares of WBA for $101.36. In total we purchased $3,077.10 worth of stocks this month.

In January we also had our first SELL ever in the Divs4Jesus portfolio. We sold half our GME position for $7,208.84 during the wild run up. With an original purchase price of $1379.45 half of that would be a $689.73 cost basis for a realized return of 945%. We deployed some of this cash in the purchases above, but are also sitting on the close to $6,000, which will be deployed over the coming months. We still own 50.542 shares in GME.

DIVIDEND REPORT :: SEPTEMBER 2020

For September 2020, the Divs4Jesus Portfolio received dividend income from seventeen different companies (PSX, SWKS,V, HON, JNJ, LYB, SNA, EVR, WBA, RHI, TSN, NWL, PRU, AEG, TROW, EVC, AVGO). The total was $243.18. This was a 59% increase from September of 2019 where the total was only $153.35. The difference was increased payments from V, SNA, LYB, PRU, WBA, TSN, NWL, RHI, SWKS, and TROW.  New payments from PSX, HON, JNJ, and EVR. Plus EVC and AVGO paying out in September this year instead of October like last year.

This is also in spite of F making no dividend payment and payments from AEG and EVC essentially being cut in half due to COVID-19. We cautiously hope to continue the beat streak month over month and finish the year out strong. We are also happy to see our yearly total break the $2,000.00 mark this month and we still have three more months to go!