Category Archive: Stock Buys

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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Jul 10 2017

My Latest Stock Buys: CODI, CLM, FGB

In the past two weeks I have made three stock buys, which is a bit more than the usual month’s 1-2 buys. But I saved my pennies since my last buy, so I could do it. First, I bought an additional 100 shares of CODI (Compass Diversified Holdings) at $17.45 per share. While my timing …

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May 20 2017

My Latest Buys: WDR, TIXC

This week I made two stock buys. First, I bought 100 more shares of Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) at $16.9265 per share, bringing my total number of WDR shares to 300. My next buy is quite different than my usual stock aquisitions. I bought 300 shares of Tix Corp. (OTCMKTS:TIXC) at $0.89 per share …

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May 01 2017

My Latest Buys: WDR, ZTR

There’s really not much to write about, as I only made two stock buys for April. First, I added 100 shares (at $11.75 each) of Virtus Global Dividend & Income Fund (NYSE:ZTR) to my dividend investing portfolio for a total of 300 shares of ZTR. Next I bought 40 more shares of Waddell & Reed …

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Apr 03 2017

My Latest Buys: ZTR, WDR

There’s really not much to write about for March’s stock buys. First, I added 120 shares (at $11.58 each) of Virtus Global Dividend & Income Fund (NYSE:ZTR) to my dividend investing portfolio for a total of 200 shares of ZTR. Next I bought 40 more shares of Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) at $17.13 per …

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Mar 01 2017

My Latest Buy: ZTR

Another month, another dividend stock buy. For February, my stock buy was 80 shares of Virtus Global Dividend & Income Fund Inc (NYSE:ZTR) at $11.38 per share. With a monthly dividend of 11.3 cents per share, that gives this buy an annual yield of 11.92%. Not bad! As I always do when I buy into …

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Feb 01 2017

My Latest Buy: WDR

Thanks to my selling off of DHT, I had sufficient cash to add another stock to my portfolio. I’ve had my eye on Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) for some time, and when an unexpected drop in WDR’s stock price happened last week, it was an opportune time to buy up some WDR. I …

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