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Week of March 16th-New Positions and Thoughts

While I said I was working on REDUCING positions, I managed to INCREASE positions. I guess the deals got too good. I started a small position in HOME DEPOT. I do feel it can go a little lower here but Home Depot will be fine long-term and I thought it was a good chance to…

Growth Stock Updates-Fortinet, Genpact, and Mimecast
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Growth Stock Updates-Fortinet, Genpact, and Mimecast

I recently began supercharging my portfolio with more growth and tech stocks. Fortinet had an earnings report today. How did it do? Fortinet beat earnings and revenue. A 21% increase in revenue year over year here. Earnings of .76 vs. .59 from this quarter a year ago. So, that is looking pretty awesome here. Gross…

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Growth Stock-Fortinet

In efforts to supercharge my portfolio with some growth stocks I recently added Fortinet to the lineup: Fortinet is a Cybersecurity company with some nice fundamentals. They do the usual firewall security stuff; however, one of their hot-ticket items is SD-WAN (Software-defined wide Area Networks). They have even surpassed Cisco with sales in SD-WAN. Their…

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JANUARY DIVIDEND REPORT

Okay, it’s that time again. My January Dividend Report along with some notes on Dividends: Brokerage Account AEO $22.96 PMM (Putnam Municipal CEF) $7.36 SNDR $3.30 Macy’s $4.53 Eastman Chemicals $33 Quest Diagnostics $4.08 Leggett and Platt $14 Total = $89.23. If we look at three months back ago (same companies last report) we see…

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NOVEMBER DIVIDEND REPORT

It is that time again, time for another DIVIDEND STOCK REPORT. Putnam $7.36 General Mills $10.29 Darden Restaurants $7.04 Ennis $28.13 Kaiser Aluminum $3.00 Eaton Vance $18.75 Cash Interest $0.75 TOTAL $75.32 Now, let’s compare where this particular quarter’s income was previously. Three quarters ago, I was sitting at a total DIVIDEND INCOME of $56.06…

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Investment Book Review-Retirement Investing for Income only!

I will start by saying this is one of the best books I’ve ever read on investing. It’s written by Bruce Miller, who is a Certified Financial Planner. Unlike many investment books, he never gets wordy or uses overly technical jargon. His manner of writing is extremely clear and the order of the layout is…

Quarter Two Dividend Report

Quarter Two Dividend Report

Dividend Report for Quarter Two At this point, I’m receiving dividends from Macy’s ($7.17), Schneider Trucking, American Eagle Outfitters ($16.23), General Mills ($10.29) and Ennis ($4.05). While this doesn’t seem like a whole lot, I have only been doing investing and dividend investing for five months. Recently I opened new stock positions in Quest Diagnostics…