Saturday, May 25, 2013

April 2013 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 $1,022.68, consisting of:

- $23.49 Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)
- $142.56 ConocoPhillips (COP)
- $135.45 Community Trust Bancorp Inc. (CTBI)
- $74.18 Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
- $51.68 Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
- $56.70 Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)
- $68.88 The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
- $48.14 Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG)
- $34.50 Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)
- $54.08 Medtronic, Inc. (MDT)
- $11.04 Owens & Minor Inc. (OMI)
- $51.60 Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)
- $99.20 Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. (PNY)
- $21.28 Sysco Corporation (SYY)
- $133.92 Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT)
- $15.98 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Annualized Dividend Income

Including new purchases and dividend increases, my annual PCP dividend income is now $10,303.08 at the current dividend rates. This is up $373.72 from last month's $9,929.36 amount. The PCP has never experienced a monthly decline in annualized dividend income.

Portfolio Returns

- Year-to-date: 16.0%
- Life-to-date: 19.4% (annualized)

That's it for this month. The next PCP report will be mid-to-late June. Thanks for for reading!

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

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