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Bert's February Dividend Income Summary

Mar. 07, 2018 9:40 AM ETO, T, PEP, CSCO, BHP, MO4 Comments
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Two months are over in 2018. Where has time gone? Seriously, the first two months have 2018 have flown by! But no matter how busy you are, what you have going on in life, or how many hours you may be working, there is one thing that I love about dividend investing. Your dividend income is ALWAYS working for you in the background, and you barely have to lift a finger to receive the benefits. Well, February was not different from January or any of the months before it. Time to dive in to my February Dividend Income summary!

February Dividend income summary

This February, my wife and I received $260.93 in dividend income, a 19.82% increased compared to last year! I'm excited about the 20% increase this month give my single digit dividend growth rate in January. The chart below summarizes the companies that cut me a dividend check last month.

January was a boring dividend month. I didn't receive any dividends from new companies compared to last year and the increase experienced was due to DRIP and nice dividend increases. Well, that changed in February as a few portfolio moves from 2017, and even early 2018, impacted my results. First, as I am sure you are all sick of hearing, I have purchased Realty Income (O) three times in 2018. The first two purchases totaled 28 shares and were made before the ex-dividend date for the February dividend. Because of this, the dividend income I received from Realty Income nearly doubled compared to January 2017. Boom! And I cannot wait until March my dividend income total will reflect my full position post-purchases in 2018.

This one made me laugh, because it felt like ages ago. I had to do a double-check when I tallied the dividends received from AT&T. For a

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