Sunday, May 22, 2016

Loyal3 and Robinhood - Week 20: Recent Buys

May 16 - May 22

My auto investment for week 20 included only MCD.  I also initiated a position in SDIV in my Robinhood account.  The yield this week was 5.90% compared to 2.34% the week prior.  The yield is up significantly because of my investment in SDIV which yields around 7%.  The amount of yearly dividends added ($11.46) was lower than last week ($10.33).  This adds more to my forward looking dividends that week 19 even though I only invested about $200. This also marks 20 consecutive weeks without paying commissions!  This was one of my slowest weeks in a while, but in terms of dividends this was a great week.  As I have seen many DGI investors mention - BORING can be good. I think this week really shows how far I have come as an investor.  Slow and Steady.

Total Invested - $194.34
Commissions Paid - $0.00
Current Streak - 20 weeks
Yearly Dividends Added - $11.47
Yield- 5.90%

I also sold my position in BUD this week, but will not write a separate article on it as it was a very small position.  I wanted to close out a small position and continue to grow positions that I already have similar to my AXP sell last week.


Do you add to your positions after large drops due to earnings?

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