Results May 2015

Eleven dividends were received this May.

The total number of positions went to 27 because I received 53 shares of South32 (S32.L)

The return on investment dropped by 0.79 percentage points to 12.84%

Dividend

All net dividends received in May 2015 are listed in the table below :

fund ticker amount
GDF Suez GSZ.PA €18.90
Banco Santander SAN.MC 20.59*
Statoil STL.OL NOK 95.85
HSBC HSBA.L   GBP 27.56
Textainer Group Holdings TGH $21.62
Verizon VZ $12.15
Prospect Capital Corp PSEC $10.20
iShares JPM $ Em Mrkts Bond IEMB.L $10.37
iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF PFF $5.15
LTC Properties Inc LTC $5.49
Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fnd EDF $12.24

* dividend consisted of 3 shares a €6,691 and  €0,52 cash

Converted to Euro the amount of dividend received in May sums up to €148 which is an increase of €100 compared to last year.

Check the dividend page for an overview of all the dividends so far.

Portfolio

53 shares of South32 (S32.L) were received as a result of the demerger of BHP Billiton. More information about this demerger can be found here. The dividend characteristics of South32 are yet unknown, so I keep the shares for now.

38 shares of  Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA.AS) were obtained for €28.76 per share including fees. This acquisition brings the total amount of Shell shares to 119.

More recent data about the portfolio value can be found here.

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