I’m a bit behind on the monthly updates so that’s why I’ve grouped the last two months of 2016 into 1 post.
The results of October 2016.
We received a special dividend and had to cope with 3 dividend increases.
The results of September 2016
One position was sold, one position was increased and the first technology sector share was put in the dividend machine.
A total of €126 in dividends was collected. We observed a dividend increase, a special dividend and also a dividend decrease.
Most people in Europe are on holiday this month. The dividend machine however is a machine: it doesn’t need vacation and so it continues to crank out dividends. This month it produced €158.
One additional position was initiated.
June 2016 brought €203 in dividends
Two additions were made to the portfolio
In May 2016 the dividend machine generated €234 in dividends.
Three changes were made to the portfolio
In April 2016 we continued were we left of in March : the ROI went up again. This time with 378 basis points. The ROI became – 1.22%.
€ 346 in new dividends was received and there were two changes in the portfolio
March 2016 ended with an ROI increase of 183 basis points which brings the ROI to -5%.
We received € 247 in new dividends, we increased our stake in Munich RE and had to deal with a 74% dividend cut.
February 2016 marked the 4th month in a row with a declining ROI. The ROI went back with another 93 basis points to -6.83%.
We received € 61 euro of dividends and two new positions were initiated.