2015 M* DIVIDEND MACHINE PORTFOLIO

Updated 3/29/2019


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

3/29/2019
2015 DIVIDEND MACHINES
  VALUE BASIS Yield on Basis Dividend Income Yield on Value % GAIN
  $131,571 $108,226 4.11% $4,443 3.38% 21.57%
Holdings
Symbol Price Basis Date Acquired Annual Dividend Dividend Yield % Gain
AVA $40.62 $35.42 2/11/2015 $1.55 3.82% 14.68%
CAT $135.49 $79.94 3/9/2015 $3.44 2.54% 69.49%
CAT $135.49 $85.30 6/29/2015 $3.44 2.54% 58.84%
CHCO $76.19 $47.28 4/10/2015 $2.12 2.78% 61.15%
CMI $157.87 $105.20 11/8/2015 $4.56 2.89% 50.07%
COP $66.74 $65.66 2/27/2015 $1.22 1.83% 1.64%
CVX $123.18 $109.54 4/27/2015 $4.76 3.86% 12.45%
EMR $68.47 $45.48 10/16/2015 $1.96 2.86% 50.55%
MDP $55.26 $44.82 10/23/2015 $2.30 4.16% 23.29%
             
MHLD $0.74 $14.18 5/5/2015 $0.20 26.93% -94.76%
OXY $66.20 $77.54 1/9/2015 $3.12 4.71% -14.62%
PAYX $80.20 $48.39 7/13/2015 $2.24 2.79% 65.74%
QCOM $57.03 $49.00 11/20/2015 $2.48 4.35% 16.39%
SO $51.68 $52.13 1/22/2015 $2.40 4.64% -0.86%
TU $37.04 $35.16 2/18/2015 $2.88 7.78% 5.35%
WASH $48.15 $36.87 5/11/2015 $1.88 3.90% 30.59%
WDR $17.29 $33.95 9/28/2015 $1.00 5.78% -49.07%
WHG $35.27 $57.15 12/3/2015 $2.88 8.17% -38.29%
STR - $22.15 8/3/2015     12.87%
LHO - $37.10 6/1/2015     1.89%
Cash $6,280.00          
Data Source MarketXLS
 #1 Dominion bought Questar on 9/16/2016 for $25/sh proceeds are included in the portfolio balance
#2  LHO shares bought by Pebblebrook Hotels 11/30/18 for $37.80/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.

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Disclosure:  Long CAT, COP, CVX, , QCOM, WHG,, MHLP