Category Archive: Stock Buys

Jul 03 2019

My Latest Trades: VFL, DMF (sells); PNNT, HQL (buys)

June was certainly an unusually busy month for trades, with two sells and two buys. With all the dividend cuts my portfolio has suffered this year, I decided to sell off some low yielding (but tax-free) stock and buy stocks with higher yields. Plus I needed to tap my portfolio for some cash to cover …

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May 21 2019

My Latest Trades: OIA (sell), PNNT (buy)

This is a quick yet different posting, as I’m combining a stock sale and buy report in the same posting which is something I’ve never done before. First, I sold all 125 of my shares of OIA back in late March for $7.84 per share ($980.00 total). Considering how my initial cost basis was $874.88 …

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Dec 30 2018

My Latest Stock Buy: USA

This is a quickie. Taking advantage of the stock market’s downturn, on December 15th I bought 125 additional shares of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE: USA) at $5.56 per share. With a dividend of $0.16 per share, this paid a quarterly $20 and raised my projected average monthly dividend income by $6.66. It’s not a …

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Oct 26 2018

My Latest Stock Buys: NRZ,USA

Yeah! The bear is back and many of Wall Street’s overpriced stocks are on sale! However, my dividend investing portfolio has dropped nearly $10k in value in just three weeks, but I think I can live with that. Taking advantages of October’s rollercoaster ride of volatility, I made two stock buys this month. The first …

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Oct 06 2018

My Latest Stock Buys: AWP, USA

In early October, thanks to limit orders placed in September and the market drop in early October, I made two stock buys. First, I bought 100 more shares of Aberdeen Global Premier Properties Fund (NYSE:AWP) at $6.00 per share. With a monthly dividend of 5 cents per share, this will add $5.00 every month to …

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Sep 30 2018

My Latest Stock Buy: NRZ

On September 7th, I bought 70 additional shares of New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE:NRZ) at $18.4552 per share. With its quarterly dividend of 50 cents per share, this newest buy has a dividend yield of 10.84% and will pay $35.00 every quarter. Nice! Since my last NRZ buy in April, analyst opinion of NRZ is …

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Jun 05 2018

Dividend Income Report: May 2018

May is now over and after the past couple weeks being cool and overcast here in the Pacific Northwest, summer seems to be picking up steam as we begin June. Yeah! But being a homeowner, that means more outdoor work and maintenance for me. Yay. 😐 Other than that, May was a pretty uneventful month, …

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Apr 04 2018

My Latest Stock Buy: NRZ

On March 23, I bought 100 additional shares of New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE:NRZ) at $16.65 per share. With its quarterly dividend of 50 cents per share, this newest buy has a dividend yield of 12.01% and will pay $50.00 every quarter. Very nice! According to the Analysts page of Yahoo Finance, analysts seem quite …

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Dec 30 2017

My Latest Stock Buy: NRZ

On the last trading day of the year, I added 80 shares of New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE:NRZ) at $17.9063 per share to my dividend investing portfolio. With a dividend of 50 cents per share, my NRZ buy has a dividend yield of 11.17%. Nice! NRZ is my second foray into dividend growth investing, as …

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Nov 07 2017

My Latest Stock Buys: FGB, AWP, OHI

With my sale of WDR and no new buys in nearly three months, I’ve built up quite a cash reserve for future stock buying opportunities. This month I decided to make three stock buys. On November 1st, I bought an additional 100 shares of First Trust Specialty Finance (NYSE:FGB) for $6.59 per share, which will …

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