Saturday, February 18, 2012

January 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 update its holdings.

Dividends Received

Total dividends received during the month were $648.37, consisting of:

- $21.33 Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)
- $26.78 Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)
- $49.64 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (AFL)
- $57.04 Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. (CTBI)
- $143.10 Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
- $49.00 Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)
- $48.96 Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
- $46.48 Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG)
- $48.14 Piedmont Natural Gas Company (PNY)
- $86.94 Cincinnati Financial Corp. (CINF)
- $50.44 Medtronic Inc. (MDT)
- $20.52 Sysco Corporation (SYY)

Annualized Dividend Income

Including new purchases and dividend increases, my annual PCP dividend income is now $6,478.04 at the current dividend rates. This is up $243.58 from last month's $6,234.46 amount. The PCP has never experienced a monthly decline in annualized dividend income.

Portfolio Returns

- Year-to-date: 0.01%
- Life-to-date: 16.57% (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)

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