Results Q3 2018

Results of the third quarter of 2018

The summer is over and so is the third quarter.  About time to check how the dividend machine kept on producing dividends.  During the summer I found the olive tree in the picture above. It occurred to me that the dividend machine is a bit like a tree : you need to plant the tree and take care of it way before you get the first produce.

  • The dividend machine cranked out a total of €851 in dividends
  • Six additional purchases were made

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Results Q1 2018


2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative, but i’m not blogging about reefs so we leave that aside. Lets focus on dividends:  A new year means new goals and for 2018 I’ve set the following set of investing goals:

  • € 3500 in dividends
  • € 15000 in contributions

I never set a portfolio value as goals since it’s kinda hard to control mr. market.


In the first quarter of 2018 the dividend machine had the following events:

  • A total of €708 in dividends were received
  • Four purchases were made

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