Wow! The market has been busy and I have been trying to stay as active as I can, as there are quite a few things going on outside of blogging, working and family. I typically buy big, blue chip companies who have that 10, 20 or even 30+ years of consecutively increasing their dividend. This recently dividend stock purchase may be a little different. One thing the community may not know is, I am Italian. Needless to say, I love pesto, pasta, meatballs and cheese. Here is a smaller company that I purchased, that sells these products! I will go into the details on how I came across them, how much I purchased and why I ended up purchasing them! On June 8th, I purchased 500 shares of Armanino Foods of Distinction, Inc. (AMNF)!
No, no it wasn’t a stock on my beloved June dividend stock watch list. It wasn’t a stock that should be unfamiliar, however. In fact, my recent purchase is a second purchase I’ve made in this iconic, legacy-brand fulfilled company this year! I couldn’t be happier to have made an additional purchase, at an even lower price that an earlier purchase of this dividend stock. On June 1, 2018, I purchased 20 more shares of Procter Gamble (PG)!
2018 has been a fun investing year, as the market has presented many great buying opportunities and I’ve been fortunate enough to have some extra capital on to capitalize. At the beginning of May, I initiated a large position in Pepsi. Selfishly, I was trying to sneak in one more stock purchase before the end of the month and was fortunate enough to have cash on hard, ready to delpoy. I have been hot on the trail of a Dividend Aristocrat for the last few weeks. Finally, after weeks of waiting, the company’s stock price fell and triggered my limit order. Here is why I initiated a position in Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG) at the end of May!
I just couldn’t sit on the sidelines on a certain company any longer. I saw Bert purchase a massive amount and then the dividend community was scooping up share, after share, after share. The market was still bumpy this past week and I decided to make a purchase in the earlier parts. I didn’t have as much capital, as I’d like to, but I did have a free trade credit at my disposal, that was going to expire in a few months. therefore, i decided to put my capital to use and buy an undervalued dividend growth stock for the portfolio! From reading the title to this article, you can only take a wild guess on what that company is. Read further on the details of my recent dividend stock purchase!
Well, it looks like I had an itch that needed to be scratched after compiling my May dividend stock watch list. After years of coveting this stock and patiently waiting on the sidelines for the right moment to strike, the purchase date finally arrived. After all, how could I pass up the opportunity to purchase one of my “Always Buy” stocks? Time to see why I finally initiated a position in Pepsico (PEP) in May!
Earnings season has been upon us for this past quarter and wow, things are starting to move, shake, drop, pop and roll. On April 19th, things were no different. After seeing quite a few stocks that are strong dividend players drop, one company caught our eye. I messaged Bert saying, “Alert, PG DROP!”. The rest was history. We both ended up purchasing additional positions into Procter & Gamble (PG)!
You read that tile right! I may have accidentally purchased a dividend stock last week. Long-story short, on Tuesday, April 10th, a trade went through that relates to my lack of paying attention to my own account set-up strategies. Not only did the purchase go through, it happened to be on a day that the market was doing well, so it wasn’t even a timely purchase at all, either! I ended up purchasing $606.00 worth of Citizens & Northern (CZNC) on Tuesday, April 10th. Let’s see the summary below.