January 2021 Dividend Report

Let’s look at my results for the first month of 2021.

In January I was paid by the following companies:

MRK Merck & Co., Inc. $13.65
CAH Cardinal Health Inc $7.65
AVB AvalonBay Communities Inc $16.69
EQR Equity Residential $9.04
ESS Essex Property Trust Inc $7.79
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. $6.72
WPC WP Carey Inc $23.53
PM Philip Morris International Inc. $24.30
EMN Eastman Chemical Company $8.80
OMC Omnicom Group Inc. $19.50
AQN Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp $8.49
VIAC CBS Corporation Common Stock $7.02
MO Altria Group Inc $33.54
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. $13.77
INGR Ingredion Inc $7.20
PEP Pepsico Inc $5.37
FRT Federal Realty Investment Trust $23.85

In total, then, I was paid $243.66 (804.14 ILS)

Dividend Changes

I realized six dividend increases from the following companies:

L3Harris Technologies: 20% (!)

Kimberly-Clark: 6.5%

Intel Corportaoin: 5.3%

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co:  2.8%

Consolidated Edison: 1.3%

STAG Industrial: 0.7%;

There were no dividend cuts this month.


I added to my existing positions as follows:

Existing Positions:

Added 7 shares to my LHX position at $172.81 per share
Added 6 shares to my LMT position at $335.81 per share
Added 10 shares to my KMB position at $131.30 per share
Added 20 shares to my GIS position at $56.1 per share
Added 7 shares to my ABBV position at $109.13 per share
Added 25 shares to my MO position at $42.16 per share
Added 15 shares to my ED position at $69 per share
Added 20 shares to my VZ position at $56.89 per share


New Positions:

Started new position into Northrop Grumman (NOC) and purchased 10 shares at an average cost of $291.31 per share

These purchases have increased my PADI to $4,168. 

My portfolio as of January 31st, 2020:


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[…] Dividends From Scratch – $243.66 – Holy dividends. Dividends from Scratch is just crusing along here. The dividend stocks that paid you were great. However, what really caught my eye during your summary were the dividend increases received. That’s how you keep pushing the dividend snowball downhill! […]

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