Results August 2015

August 2015 was a rough ride :  The S&P 500 index went from 2104 points on the first of August to 1867 on August 24. This equals a drop of more than 11%.   The month ended with 1972 points which is an increase of roughly 5%.  The dividend machine lost 1023 base points and the ROI went to -2.1%. A negative ROI is something we haven’t seen in a while, but the way i see it is that some of the companies i already own have become cheaper.

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Results April 2015

April 2015 is behind us, time to share the monthly overview.

The total number of holdings in the dividend machine went to 26 because 5 shares of Munich Re were (MUV2.DE) added to the dividend machine.

The return on investment climbed by 0.39 percentage points to 13.63% which is an all-time high.

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