We are swiftly approaching the halfway mark for 2018. Man oh man, where has time gone? Lanny, like so many of you already, published his May Dividend Income report and crushed it. He earned almost $500 in dividend income and posted a 30% dividend increase! Nice freaking job Lanny. That’s how you crush it right there. I’ve spent some time compiling my results here. Let’s see if my May dividend income summary was as strong as Lanny’s!
Weather is heating up and it’s time to put on the spectacles for the dividend stock watch list. I feel like I have been on the side lines for such a long time, not having purchased a stock in weeks. Over Memorial Day Weekend, I was able to take time aside and really focus on the quality of stocks that are out there. As others know, I came to find out that there are many opportunities out there for us and it is such a hard decision when it comes to which one to add, to the dividend portfolio. Bert comes out with his expected dividend increase articles, others are buying stocks on the daily, it seems, and you know what, it’s time for me to see what sights I should be set on. Without further-ado, here are my dividend stocks I am watching for June!
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!
I hope that your stomach has felt the ups and downs this year. The S&P 500 is pretty much flat year-to-date. However, that doesn’t mean that there haven’t been amazing opportunities out there. Opportunities that we haven’t seen in so fricken long, as dividend investors. However, with all of the events occurring this year – tax reform, tariffs, earnings being released for quarter 1, interest rates rising and inflation starting to creep (gas, groceries, etc.), is this the right time to jump in on dividend stock opportunities? I plan on talking about dividend stocks, where they are at today and comparing them to 5 year dividend yield averages. When doing this, it may showcase opportunities out there.
The market has been beating down consumer staple stocks lately, which shouldn’t exactly be a surprise to my fellow dividend growth investors. Lanny detailed this trend last month in his infamous “Battle of the Consumer Staple Stocks,“ ultimately showing how some of the best consumer staple stocks are trading at a nice discount. The trend has still continued to this day, which is great because I love consumer staple stocks. This was probably evidenced by the fact that I purchased P&G twice in April! I’m back on the lookout for another purchase as I have some capital to deploy. With the introduction I have written, it shouldn’t be a surprise, but my watch list is going to be heavily focused in consumer staples sector. Let’s check out the four companies on my May Dividend Stock Watch List.
A new month is upon us and I am eager to continue to buy stocks that make sense and add to my portfolio. 2018 has been off to a crazy start and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed following the madness of the stock market and eagerly awaiting these crazy dividend increase announcements. The dividend growth engine has been strong post tax reform, that is for sure. Today, I found three companies that have caught my eye. I will be watching these three dividend stocks closely. Here is my March Dividend Stock watch list!