January 2020 Portfolio Update

As I’ve been reporting on many occasions, the stock market is still rather high—or at least feels that way to me. Rather than make any purchases, I’ve simply positioned my capital in order to be opportunistic when the time comes. CAD Dividends USD Dividends Dividend Summary January brought...
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Five Year Plan, Update #4 — Decade in Review

I kicked off my Five Year Plan in August 2015 at a time when I wanted to set some targets and provide more actual guidance around how my stock portfolio was developing. I wanted to chart a course so I would have something to aim for along the...
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December 2019 Portfolio Update

The December Portfolio Update has to be my favourite. The dividends are the highest for my portfolio and it’s that time of year where it just makes sense to take a moment to reflect on the year that was. I hope you’ll enjoy reading as I extend my...
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November 2019 Portfolio Update

Nothing overly remarkable to report about November, on the face of it. With the market still strong, I found one opportunity to double down on a stock I already own as we head into the final month of the year. CAD Dividends USD Dividends Dividend Summary November brought...
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October 2019 Portfolio Update

I was fortunate to sit tight in September, where I made no investments. This month saw some sharp declines in the railways, which is one of my favourite industries overall. I was fortunately sitting on some cash, looking for just such an opportunity to put my capital to...
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Q3 2019 Dividend Report

Most of the time, I prefer to invest back into companies that I already own. Since I already have a diversified portfolio of best-of-breed companies, following this approach requires less upkeep since I already have a good understanding of the companies in my portfolio. This quarter, however, I...
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September 2019 Portfolio Update

A quiet month overall. I didn’t make any stock purchases, preferring instead to simply keep track of market developments and hope for some better prices in the months again. My income graph shows that September really notched its way up over last year’s totals. CAD Dividends USD Dividends...
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August 2019 Portfolio Update

My portfolio is weighted toward receiving lower levels of dividend income in August than it sees in most other months. Still, I received a nice payment from one of my recent additions which bolsters the overall totals. CAD Dividends USD Dividends Dividend Summary I received C$36.32 and U$40.02...
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July 2019 Portfolio Update

Heading into H2 2019, there are positive developments fueling the portfolio’s growth. With one of my holdings increasing its dividend by just under 30%, coupled with two more stock buys, I’m optimistic about what the final half of the year will have in store. CAD Dividends USD Dividends...
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