July was an interesting month, right? June soared, but what happened in July? Pretty much the same, as you will see within the article. I will be honest and say this. Finding dividend stocks that are undervalued continues to be a challenge in the summer of 2019. Though the stock market ride is not controllable, dividends and dividend stock opportunities are there. It’s time to check out my dividend stock watch list.
It’s hot, no doubt. The Cleveland Indians are on a roll this month and we are heading into the All Star Break soon. Further, we went through a drop on our rollercoaster stock market ride and are riding the hill back up in June! Similar to what they say as you hop in for the ride, you better buckle up! Though the stock market ride is not controllable, dividends and dividend stock opportunities are there. It’s time to check out my dividend stock watch list.
The month of May was absolutely WILD. You could not even tell what was going to happen each day, let alone each hour. Is the new saying – April Rises, brings May Surprises? It does this time around, that’s for sure. The trade tariff discussions, inverted yield curves, interest rate pressure & sensitivity, really have have created opportunities in the stock market. Therefore, as a dividend investor must do, I went on a slight dividend stock purchase spree!
Can you smell it? Yes, it’s earnings release seasons! The time period where stocks can shake, rattle and roll with their prices on a daily basis. Therefore, she made a dividend stock purchase for her account and we also made one for my portfolio. It is time to dive in and see what move I made!
Another cold month, but I am not talking about the weather. I am talking about the dividend stock purchases that were made during the month of March. I sat on the bench and my portfolio became stiff, with limited moves being made. However, my wife and I did sit down and go through our portfolio in early March and made investment decisions, which felt great. Therefore, she made a dividend stock purchase for her account and we also made one for my portfolio. It is time to dive in and see what move I made!
Talk about limited activity over here. Doesn’t help that it was a short month, but the month of February saw gains in the S&P 500 of 2.88%. Therefore, you had limited days to buy, a day off in the stock market and the overall market surged almost 3%! Yes, my activity was very low this month. So low, that I am beginning to even think the freezing temperatures we endured took an affect on my dividend stock purchasing! Let’s see what I was up to from February 2nd through March 1st!
DowDuPont’s revenue reached $86 billion in 2018, crushing 2017 totals by $79.5 billion (pro forma figures).
Earnings per share for DowDuPont up 40%, from $1.18 per share (pro forma) to $1.66, from 2017 to 2018.
In the last quarter of 2018, cash flow from operations showed almost a 25% growth from the last quarter of 2017, a preview of expectations for 2019.