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Saturday, August 25, 2012

July 2012 Pocket Change Portfolio Performance

The Pocket Change Portfolio (PCP) was first introduced on September 13, 2008 as a real money dividend income portfolio funded by the "pocket change" earned from my various online endeavors. Each month I report on the portfolio's progress and dividends earned.

Dividends Received

Total dividends received during the month were $635.96, consisting of:

- $21.33 Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)
- $86.94 Cincinnati Financial Corp. (CINF)
- $107.88 Community Trust Bancorp Inc. (CTBI)
- $65.31 Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
- $48.96 Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
- $51.80 Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)
- $33.66 The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
- $46.48 Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG)
- $54.08 Medtronic, Inc. (MDT)
- $96.00 Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. (PNY)
- $20.52 Sysco Corp. (SYY)

Annualized Dividend Income

Including new purchases and dividend increases, my annual PCP dividend income is now $8,141.28 at the current dividend rates. This is up $436.68 from last month's $7,704.60 amount. The PCP has never experienced a monthly decline in annualized dividend income.

Portfolio Returns

- Year-to-date: 10.52%
- Life-to-date: 17.36% (annualized)

Full Disclosure: Long all the aforementioned securities. See a list of all my dividend growth income holdings here.

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(Photo: Arcelia Vanasse)


Tags: [ADP] [CINF] [CTBI] [GPC] [ITW] [KMB] [KO] [LEG] [MDT] [PNY] [SYY]

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