2015 M* DIVIDEND MACHINE PORTFOLIO

During 2015 we bought 19 stocks for a total investment of $108,226.  Holdings and results are below.

2015 DIVIDEND MACHINES
2018-11-07
BASIS
VALUE
Dividend Income
Dividend Yield
Capital Gain $
% GAIN

$108,226
$132,964
$4,469
3.36%
$24,738
22.86%
HOLDINGS
Symbol
Price
Basis
Date Acquired
Forward Annual Dividend
Dividend Yield
Gain
AVA
 $            52.28
 $       35.42
2/11/2015
 $       1.49
2.85%
47.60%
CAT
 $          135.10
 $       79.94
3/9/2015
 $       3.44
2.55%
69.00%
CAT
 $          135.10
 $       85.30
6/29/2015
 $       3.44
2.55%
58.38%
CHCO
 $            75.93
 $       47.28
4/10/2015
 $       2.12
2.79%
60.60%
CMI
 $          146.73
 $     105.20
11/8/2015
 $       4.56
3.11%
39.48%
COP
 $            70.03
 $       65.66
2/27/2015
 $       1.22
1.74%
6.66%
CVX
 $          120.87
 $     109.54
4/27/2015
 $       4.48
3.71%
10.34%
EMR
 $            69.87
 $       45.48
10/16/2015
 $       1.94
2.78%
53.63%
LHO
 $            33.56
 $       37.10
6/1/2015
 $       0.90
2.68%
-9.54%
MDP
 $            60.38
 $       44.82
10/23/2015
 $       2.18
3.61%
34.72%







MHLD
 $              3.70
 $       14.18
5/5/2015
 $       0.20
5.41%
-73.91%
OXY
 $            73.72
 $       77.54
1/9/2015
 $       3.12
4.23%
-4.93%
PAYX
 $            68.48
 $       48.39
7/13/2015
 $       2.24
3.27%
41.52%
QCOM
 $            63.21
 $       49.00
11/20/2015
 $       2.48
3.92%
29.00%
SO
 $            47.01
 $       52.13
1/22/2015
 $       2.40
5.11%
-9.82%
TU
 $            34.31
 $       35.16
2/18/2015
 $       2.88
8.39%
-2.42%
WASH
 $            52.29
 $       36.87
5/11/2015
 $       1.72
3.29%
41.82%
WDR
 $            20.23
 $       33.95
9/28/2015
 $       1.00
4.94%
-40.41%
WHG
 $            41.84
 $       57.15
12/3/2015
 $       2.88
6.88%
-26.79%
STR
 $                  -  
 $       22.15
8/3/2015


12.87%
Cash
 $        2,500.00
Note #1 Dominion bought Questar on 9/16/2016 for $25/sh proceeds are included in the portfolio balance
 




During 2015, I used the same four screening criteria as I used 2014.  In 2014, I changed the dividend yield hurdle to 3.5% from 3.0% in 2014 and continued to require 3.5% in 2015.  Other than that increase required yield, all other criteria remained the same.

M* MoneyMadam
Disclosure:  Long CAT, COP, CVX, EMR, LHO, QCOM, WHG, MDP, MHLP