Dividend Income Update April 2016

Written by MrStockFox. Posted in Dividends

Dividend Income

With April now complete its time to update my Dividend Income and Trades for the month.  As you will see below, I moved around a lot of funds this month.  Selling companies off and buying new positions with covered calls to increase my income.  

For the first quarter of 2016 I had many positions that cut their dividends, from NOV, KMI, and COP.  I felt I was going nowhere as my dividend income basically remained unchanged for the first 3 months, but in April I took a giant leap forward thanks to the takeover of Reservoir Minerals.  This is a small mineral explorer that I purchased for the first time around 4 years ago.  Thanks to the takeover news by Nevsun, my original position is now up over 1400%. Nevsun is a great company that pays almost 5% in dividends, so I plan on holding all my shares for the foreseeable future.  With this position now within my dividend portfolio, it will increase my portfolio value by over $20,000.

On to my income....

My monthly income was 48% higher than the same period a year ago.  I took in $243.11 for the month of April.  My portfolio value increased from $130,560 to $189,472.  Part of this increase was because of the above news but the rest was just an overall increase in value of the portfolio.

If you wish to view any of my past monthly updates you can find them here.

Current Stats
  • 12 Month Income = $4634
  • Total 12 Month Future Dividends = $7175



  • Dividend Income
  • Account Value
  • 8 Month Moving Average

Monthly Capital Contribution

Below you can view the total contributions made to my Dividend Portfolio since inception along with the 12 month total.  Currently my 12 month capital contribution total is coming in at $52,410.  Going forward I would like to contribute at least $50,000 a year to my dividend portfolio.  Even though this month shows a next to nothing deposit of funds, this is really not the case.  I have been moving funds around between accounts and next month should see an substantly increase that will offset this months lower than normal amount.



Portfolio Weighting



Below are all of my purchases for the month of April 2016.  This month I was very busy.

  • 16 shares of DE
  • 13 shares of ABBV
  • 21 shares of RDS/b
  • 10950 shares of IVPAF
  • 58 shares of WFC
  • 100 shares of QCOM
  • 7 shares of CMG
  • 3000 shares of INPCF
  • 100 shares of MSFT
  • 103 shares of OHI
  • 85 shares of WFM
  • 23 shares of BSM
  • 6 shares of OAK
  • 100 shares of CSCO
  • 44 shares of FLO
  • 30 shares of PFE
  • 27 shares of SPOXF


  • sold 3 NGD August 19, 2016 $5 Call
  • sold 1 WFM May 27, 2016 $32 Call
  • sold 1 CSCO June 17, 2016 $28 Call
  • sold 11 PVG September 16, 2016 $8 Call

If you wish to view any of my past monthly updates you can find them here.

Thanks for reading.

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