Lanny’s Dividend Stock Purchase Activity – May 2019

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!

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Lanny’s Stock Activity Through April 30th

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!

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Lanny’s Stock Purchase Through March 31st

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!

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Lanny’s Stock Purchase February 2nd through March 1st

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!

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A Case For DowDuPont In Your Dividend Portfolio?

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.

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Lanny’s Stock Purchases January 16th Through February 1st

I am happy to see the Polar Vortex didn’t take anyone down, I hope.  We are a full month down and it was nice opening February up on a Friday, as I was able to squeak a purchase in on that day.  What’s wild, though, is we have gone from devastating cold temperatures, to running outside in shorts a few days later.  Thank you OHIO!  Well, enough about the weather, it’s now time to check out my dividend stock purchases over the last two weeks of January and first day in February!

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