Pocket Change Portfolio Update: Added Medtronic and Cincinnati Financial

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Includes: ABT, CINF, CL, GD, HGIC, KMB, MDT, NUE, OMI, PCY, PG, T
by: Dividends4Life

The Pocket Change Portfolio (PCP) was first introduced on September 13, 2008 as a real money dividend income portfolio funded by the “pocket change” earned from my various online endeavors. Each month I report on the portfolio’s progress and update its holdings.

Dividends Received

Total dividends received during the month were $525.54, consisting of:

Dividend Stock Purchases

The following securities were purchased during the month:

Annualized Dividend Income

Including the above purchases, my annual PCP dividend income is now $2,692.55 at the current dividend rates. This is up $198.39 from last month’s $2,494.16 amount. The PCP has never experienced a monthly decline in annualized dividend income.

Portfolio Returns

  • Month: 2.11%

  • Year-to-date: 26.76%

  • Life-to-date: 26.77% (annualized)

My PCP holdings are always available by selecting the holdings option from the menu in the header. The next PCP update will be mid-January.

Full Disclosure: Long all the aforementioned securities. See a list of all my income holdings here.