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  • Portfolio Examples Using $250,000 0 comments
    Feb 16, 2014 10:46 PM

    CAGR is an adjusted, consensus forwad Compound Annual Growth Rate for the dividend or distribution. LTM = Last Twelve months. The calculation is the Q1-14 dividend minus the Q1-13 dividend - with that calculation dividend by the Q1-13 dividend.

    Here is the data requested by a number of readers of my last article:

    A 60s example Plan B - ten years 250,000

     Current LTM Div 
    CompanyYieldCAGRGrowthInvestedYr 0Yr 1Yr 2Yr 3Yr 4Yr 5Yr 6Yr 7Yr 8Yr 9Yr 10
    REITs
    O5.223.00%19.64%2499913051344138514261469151315581605165317031754
    OHI6.114.00%9.09%2499915281589165317191788185919342011209121752262
    MLPs
    EPD4.136.00%6.15%2499810321094116012291303138114641552164517441849
    MMP3.248.50%14.95%2500481188095510361124122013231436155816901834
    VNR8.293.50%3.75%2499920722145222022972378246125472636272928242923
    Consumer Staples
    CL2.178.00%9.68%24997542586633683738797861930100410841171
    GIS3.057.50%15.15%250007628198809461017109311751264135814601570
    SJM2.538.00%11.54%2500063268273779685992810021083116912631364
    BDCs
    ARCC8.261.00%0.00%2500120642085210621272148216921912213223522582280
    HTGY6.730.00%0.00%2499916831683168316831683168316831683168316831683

    Total Income2499961243112907134101394214507151051573916412171261788418689

    Yield on original dollars 4.975.165.365.585.806.046.306.566.857.157.48

    Year over year Growth  3.823.903.974.054.124.204.274.354.434.50

    The average yield is 4.97 and the average CAGR is 4.95.
    A mid-70s example - ten years - 250,000

     Current LTM Div 
    CompanyYieldCAGRGrowthInvestedYr 0Yr 1Yr 2Yr 3Yr 4Yr 5Yr 6Yr 7Yr 8Yr 9Yr 10
    REITs
    O5.223.00%19.64%2499913051344138514261469151315581605165317031754
    OHI6.114.00%9.09%2499915281589165317191788185919342011209121752262
    MLPs
    EPD4.136.00%6.15%2499810321094116012291303138114641552164517441849
    EEP7.852.00%0.00%2500119632002204220832125216722112255230023462393
    VNR8.293.50%3.75%2499920722145222022972378246125472636272928242923
    Consumer Staples
    CL2.178.00%9.68%24997542586633683738797861930100410841171
    GIS3.057.50%15.15%250007628198809461017109311751264135814601570
    SJM2.538.00%11.54%2500063268273779685992810021083116912631364
    BDCs
    ARCC8.261.00%0.00%2500120642085210621272148216921912213223522582280
    HTGY6.730.00%0.00%2499916831683168316831683168316831683168316831683

    Total Income2499931358314029144971499015507160521662617231178681853919248

    Yield on original dollars 5.435.615.806.006.206.426.656.897.157.427.70

    Year over year Growth  3.283.343.403.463.513.573.643.703.763.82

    The average yield is 5.43 and the average CAGR is 4.30.
    A mid-80s example - ten years - 250,000

     Current LTM Div 
    CompanyYieldCAGRGrowthInvestedYr 0Yr 1Yr 2Yr 3Yr 4Yr 5Yr 6Yr 7Yr 8Yr 9Yr 10
    REITs
    O5.223.00%19.64%2499913051344138514261469151315581605165317031754
    OHI6.114.00%9.09%2499915281589165317191788185919342011209121752262
    MLPs
    EPD4.136.00%6.15%2499810321094116012291303138114641552164517441849
    EEP7.852.00%0.00%2500119632002204220832125216722112255230023462393
    VNR8.293.50%3.75%2499920722145222022972378246125472636272928242923
    Bank Preferred
    JPM-D6.400.00%0.00%2500016011601160116011601160116011601160116011601
    USB-O5.930.00%0.00%2500114841484148414841484148414841484148414841484
    WFC-O5.760.00%0.00%2500014401440144014401440144014401440144014401440
    BDCs
    ARCC8.261.00%0.00%2500120642085210621272148216921912213223522582280
    HTGY6.730.00%0.00%2499916831683168316831683168316831683168316831683

    Total Income2499971617216466167721708917417177581811218479188611925719668

    Yield on original dollars6.476.596.716.846.977.107.247.397.547.707.87

    Year over year Growth  1.821.861.891.921.961.992.032.062.102.13

    The average yield is 6.47 and the average CAGR is 1.95.
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