Sunday, May 27, 2018

Week in Review 21/18



Welcome and thanks for reading!
In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Dividend Increase – Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)



Today the Board of Directors of Flowers Foods, Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.17 to $ 0.18 per share that’s payable June 21, 2018 to holders of record June 7, 2018. This represents a 5.88% increase to regular quarterly dividends. With current price $ 19.81 (todays open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.63%.

"This dividend increase reflects confidence by Flowers' board and management team in the company's long-term ability to generate solid cash flows and deliver value to shareholders," said Allen L. Shiver, Flowers Foods' president and CEO. "As we make significant progress with our strategic initiatives under Project Centennial, we intend to use our strong financial position to support brand growth, make capital investments, deliver shareholder returns, and pursue strategic acquisitions."
Since I own 185 shares of FLO, this will increase my portfolio's projected annual net dividend income by $ 5.51.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Week in Review 20/18



Welcome and thanks for reading!
In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Recent Buy - Fortis Inc. (FTS.TO)

On Friday May 11, I bought 35 shares of Fortis Inc. at CA$ 42.30 per share plus commission.


My overall cost basis of this position increases from CA$ 41.38 to CA$ 41.85 per share. I totally hold now 75 shares of FTS and my yield on cost is 4.06%. You can look at my first purchase of CU here

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Dividend Income - April 2018


A month has passed again and it is time to report my dividend income. In April 2018 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:


Annual dividend received from:

Fortum Corporation (FORTUM) - € 1320.00 ($ 1631.50)
Orion Corporation (ORNBV) - € 435.00 ($ 535.22)
UPM-Kymmene (UPM) - € 1265.00 ($ 1561.52)
Kesko Corporation (KESKOB) - € 220.00 ($ 270.86)
Gjensidige Forsikring (GJF.OL) - € 295.75 ($ 365.51)

Semiannual dividend received from:

Neste Corporation (NESTE) - € 340.00 ($ 421.06)
Telia Company (TELIA1) - € 329.40 ($ 407.90)
NCC AB B (NCC-B) - € 114.45 ($ 142.80)

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Week in Review 19/18



Welcome and thanks for reading!
In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Dividend Increase – Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (AQN)



Thursday, May 10 the board of directors of  Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. announced a dividend increase of from $ 0.1165 to $ 0.1282 per share that’s payable July 13, 2018 to holders of record June 29, 2018. This represents a 10.04% increase to regular quarterly dividends.

With current price $ 10.18 (Friday's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.04%.