With this blog post about my dividend income for December an amazing year of progress to financial independence comes to an end. It’s getting more excited each and every year. I will write a separate blog post about the year 2019 and my goals for 2020.
Income numbers December
The amount of dividend income for month 2019/12 was $191.35. Three companies paid me more than last quarter as a consequence of a raise or larger position. Here’s the breakdown:
Bank of America (BAC) – $7.02
BlackRock (BLK) – $13.20
Cummins (CMI) – $13.11
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) – $7.60
3M (MMM) – $41.76
Norfolk Southern (NSC) – $5.64
Realty Income (O) – $3.86
Southern Company (SO) – $21.70
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) – $8.28
Union Pacific (UNP) – $5.82
Wells Fargo (WFC) – $13.77
Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $49.59
My passive income for the month of September 2019 was $192.92 That means a decrease of 1% QoQ; The progress YoY is more meaningful; my dividend income for December last year was $131.95 so that’s an awesome increase of 45% YoY. Let’s look at the graph YTD:
Buys In December
During this month I bought 20 shares of Simon Property Group (SPG) for a price of $145.98. You can read more about this purchase in this article. It still trades at an attractive valuation with a P/AFFO of 13.5 and a dividend yield of 5.78%.
Dividend Income FY 2019
Including this month I collected a nice FY $2,961.57. This means I closed this year with an increase of 65% YoY. WOW!
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