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Saturday, January 26, 2013

December 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 $1,351.35, consisting of:

- $ 73.50 AFLAC Inc. (AFL)
- $114.84 ConocoPhillips (COP)
- $ 76.85 CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)
- $104.40 Chevron Corporation (CVX)
- $ 15.73 Consolidated Edison Inc. (ED)
- $ 85.28 Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)
- $ 52.02 General Dynamics Corp. (GD)
- $134.55 Intel Corporation (INTC)
- $ 51.68 Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
- $ 75.64 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
- $ 33.66 The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
- $ 48.14 Leggett & Platt (LEG)
- $ 34.50 Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT)
- $ 75.46 McDonald's Corp. (MCD)
- $ 54.08 Medtronic, Inc. (MDT)
- $ 46.00 Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC)
- $ 10.12 Owens & Minor Inc. (OMI)
- $ 96.00 Piedmont Natural Gas (PNY)
- $133.92 Universal Health Realty (UHT)
- $ 34.98 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Annualized Dividend Income

Including new purchases and dividend increases, my annual PCP dividend income is now $9,401.68 at the current dividend rates. This is up $438.80 from last month's $8,962.88 amount. The PCP has never experienced a monthly decline in annualized dividend income.

Portfolio Returns

- Year-to-date: 12.16%
- Life-to-date: 14.67% (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: [AFL] [COP] [CTL] [CVX] [ED] [EMR] [GD] [INTC] [ITW] [JNJ] [KO] [LEG] [LMT] [MCD] [MDT] [NSC] [OMI] [PNY] [UHT] [WMT]

2 comments:

  1. Do you reinvest the dividends in the same stock? or do you hold the cash to make other purchases?

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  2. Mat: I hold the dividends and invest them in the best available stock at the time.

    Best Wishes,
    D4L

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