For August 2022, the Divs4Jesus Portfolio received dividend income from seven different companies. (BMY, VZ, T, AOS, ABBV, TXN, and OHI). The total was $235.67. This was a 26% increase from August of 2021 where the total was $201.95. The same seven companies paid out in August for both years so the percentage gain here can be attributed to increased dividend amounts and additional purchases of these companies.
For May 2022, the Divs4Jesus Portfolio received dividend income from eight different companies (BMY, VZ, T, KT, AOS, ABBV, OHI, & TXN). The total was $359.95. This was a 101% increase from May of 2021 where the total was $179.34. The increase was due to increased payments from six of the companies. A new payment from KT and despite a reduced dividend payment from T who lowered their dividend when Warner Bros was spun off.
For February 2022, the Divs4Jesus Portfolio received dividend income from seven different companies (T, VZ, BMY, TXN, ABBV, AOS, & OHI). The total was $262.81. This was a 93% increase from February of 2021 where the total was $135.87. The increase was due to increased payments from five companies and new payouts from portfolio adds VZ and BMY. This is likely the last payment from T before they cut their dividend so we’ll see how they affects our totals going forward. However, we’ve added VZ over the last year which has the same payout months so it should help soften any loses.
In the month of January we continued our small purchases of companies already in our portfolio and made one larger purchase of TROW when it dropped significantly (though maybe slightly early). We purchased 1 share of AMGN for $226.69; 3 shares of AFL for $187.20; 10 shares of TROW for $1,597.00; 2 shares of ABBV for $271.96; 3 shares of MO for $152.67; 2 shares of OHI for $62.34; 2 shares of PRU for $221.12; 3 shares of VZ for $158.82; 2 shares of T for $50.52; 2 shares of WBA for $98.66; 2 shares of MET for $132.74; 2 shares of BMY for $129.68 and 1 share of INTC for $48.14. In total we purchased $3,337.54 worth of stocks this month.
The increase was due to increased payments from T, AOS, TXN, ABBV, OHI, & MSM. Plus new payments from BMY and VZ.
As we turn to the last month of the year we’re shooting to cross the $7,000.00 mark in yearly income. Based on the December’s 2020 payments we should be able to hit it though December 2020 did have a large special payment from MSM which we’ll miss this year. However, with all the investments made throughout the year we’re hopeful we’ll be able to offset that one off.
The decrease was mostly due to VALE paying out their March 2020 dividend in August 2020 because of covid and their dam problems. We also had CIM pay out in July this year where in 2020 the payment came in August. On the positive side, we had increases in payments from OHI, T, ABBV, AOS, and TXN. Plus new August payments from BMY and VZ.
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.
For May 2021, the Divs4Jesus Portfolio received dividend income from seven different companies (BMY, VZ, T, ABBV, AOS, TXN, OHI). The total was $179.34 This was a 27% decrease from May of 2020 where the total was $246.27.
The decrease is simply due to three stocks paying out in April this year as opposed to May of 2020 (CIM, MO, FL). Otherwise we had increases from all other holdings and BMY as a new payor. As noted prior, we except 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.
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.