My investments for week 3 of 2017 included just UL. The yield this week was 3.41% compared to 1.53% last week. The yield is much higher this week because I decided to use a different strategy for my automatic buys. In the past I was putting about $50 a month to various positions but now as I reach close to $1,000 cost basis in most of my positions, I believe I have done a good job diversifying even though its a small amount invested. Now I have decided to take a look at the 52 week highs for these companies and buying ones that have dipped from their highs more than 5%. Out of the ones that met this criteria UL was down about 15% from its high so I picked this as my investment to average down on a great company with a great yield. The amount of yearly dividends added ($8.51) is much larger than last weeks $1.91. This marks 55 consecutive weeks without paying commissions on my purchases! The weeks without paying commission fees keep adding up! As always, slow and steady has been a great strategy for me!
Total Invested - $250.00Commissions Paid - $0.00
Current Streak - 55 weeks*
Yearly Dividends Added - $8.51
Yield - 3.41%
*Paid Commissions fees on selling motifs but not on a purchase in over a year!
Full Disclosure: Long UL, ALL HOLDINGS IN MY PORTFOLIO
I paid $0 in commissions for my purchases made in 2016! How much did you pay in commissions in 2016? Would you consider using my strategy?
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