May 2020 Dividend Income & Recent Buys

Welcome to this month’s report. Well, the V-shaped recovery continued again this month. However, uncertainty still remains, so will be ready for whatever June brings. In times like these, it’s beneficial to be a long term focused investor, as the accounts have finally re-crossed the January high levels.

Below is the dividend income received during May: (Values are in USD) 

ABBV – 53.10

ABT – 2.16

ALLY – 11.40

APD – 16.08

CAT – 24.72

CL – 12.32

CLX – 20.14

CVS – 25.00

GIS – 61.25

GWRS – 3.62

LOW – 8.25

NWN – 3.34

O – 10.49

PG – 15.02

T – 33.80

T* – 36.99

WCN – 6.11

WRK – 10.00


May Dividend Totals: $353.79

Total Companies: 17 (positions marked “*” are held in an IRA) 

Month Increase YoY: 30.2%

May Purchase(s):

Below each purchase is a max view chart taken on the last day of the month. The screenshots are from Google Finance and include some extra metrics on the buys. 

20 shares – SJW @ $53.77 (existing position)

6 shares – CHD @ $70.44 (existing position)

4 shares – KMB @ $137.08 (new position)

These (3) purchases added $49 to yearly dividend income. 

Nice to close out the month with some gains on the purchases. However, stocks can’t always just go up, so have to expect some type of correction in the future. But will try not to time these crazy markets, patience is key for sure.

Thanks for reading and have a great month! 


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