Wednesday, April 9, 2014

March 2014 Dividends

I have noticed that March 2014 was a very good month for dividend increases on my stocks. Lately I have noticed there have been months when I have had no dividend increases or just 1 or 2. In March 2014, of the 49 stocks I own, 27 or 55% gave me a dividend in March 2014. Of the 27 stocks that gave me a dividend, some 11 or 40% gave me an increased dividend.

March 2014 was a very good month indeed. My dividend income is up by 3.45% this year. This is good considering I have taken a big hit to my dividends because of my investment in TransAlta (TSAX-TA) which have recently decreased their dividends by some 38%. My spreadsheet showing this result and the stocks giving dividends is located here.

On my other blog I am today writing about Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX-SLF, NYSE-SLF) ...continue...

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