Monday, 31 July 2017

112. Week 30, Dividend status update 2017

Fasten your seatbelts! Not only am I truly excited about this week’s dividend earnings, this update will also share a MAJOR (yep, that’s in all caps) personal announcement.

Starting with the best news a person can possibly think of these days: MrsDLH and myself are happily expecting our second kid! BabyJ may be too young to realize what’s going on, but we’re definitely going to have to look for a future-proof car… Nissan Jukes do not allow for 2 infants unless you’re happy permanently mounting a skibox on top. Any advice is greatly appreciated!

Secondly, last week’s dividend made sure that this month of July lets the the year-on-year difference graph continue on a positive wave. This year, a 23 percent increase was found.
In cumulative sense, this year’s dividends are 8.7% ahead of last years

For now, let’s have a look at how much I was paid this week, without so much as stretching my legs! Presented in Pie graph format, it is clearly to be found that there are two actual heavy weights paying out: CIM and MORL worth 133 and 123 USD respectively.

In absolute figures:
All paying shares of this week in my portfolio  highlighted in full:


Share name
nr of shares
dividend paid
Etracs Monthly Pay 2xL WF MLP Ex-Energy
ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Lev Cl-End ETF
ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLev Mortg REIT ETN
New York Mortgage Trust Inc.
Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp
Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund
Five Oaks Investment Corp
Dynex Capital Inc.
Chimera Investment Corp.
ARMOUR Residential REIT-Pfd A

I’m looking forward to completing this month’s overview. Especially now that this blogging hobby has proven to be such an improvement in record keeping

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Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!


  1. Congrats! What a great news!
    With two kids you need a bigger ๐Ÿš— ๐Ÿ˜€
    We switched from a nissan note to. Toyota avensis station

  2. Cheers Pollie! We're super proud! I'm planning on trading in my Juke (with serious heart ache, personally, 'couse I love the machine) and was actually looking at some Notes. Better not for a family car?

  3. Hi, CIM looks a bit risky to me when looking at the 5 & 10 year EPS graphs. I prefer REITs with a 10 year history of growing EPS and growing DIV such as AMT, ESS, PSA.

    Best Regards

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  6. CIM 5 year EPS and DIV graph:

    CIM 10 year EPS and DIV graph:

    AMT 10 year EPS and DIV graph:

    ESS 10 year EPS and DIV graph:

    PSA 10 year EPS and DIV graph:

    1. Thanks for the Advice Bernhard! Will take these into consideration for my next round of investments!