Friday, 13 November 2015

New Purchase - HCP and WMT

On Nov 9, I added to my position in HCP.

Number of shares purchased
30
Price per share
$33.40
Commission
$9.95
Total cost per share
$33.75
Total cost
$1,012.55
Annual dividend per share
$2.26
Initial dividend yield
6.70%
Increase in forward 12-month dividends
$67.80


On Nov 13, I initiated a position in Walmart.

Number of shares purchased
50
Price per share
$56.40
Commission
$9.95
Total cost per share
$56.60
Total cost
$2,829.95
Annual dividend per share
$1.96
Initial dividend yield
3.46%
Increase in forward 12-month dividends
$98.00

Walmart's dividend growth is not very attractive, but the share price sure is.

My dividend income is now $9,491 per year.

On another note, I'm not doing so well with my put options. My timing on BBL, BTE and NOV really really sucked. On the bright side, it's called EXPERIENCE.