With several of my holdings showing no sign of recovery, and feeling inspired to be more selective with my choices, in August I made some large adjustments to my dividend portfolio.
In my M1 Finance account, I had one pie that was made up of several Global X ETF’s. They were higher yield, but as the ETF’s themselves didn’t seem to be as well established, they didn’t bounce back with the rest of the market over the summer. I decided to cut my losses on them and move the money to more reliable dividend earners.
The other major change I made was moving several REIT’s from Dividend Stocks pie to my REIT specific pie. It wasn’t a change that necessarily had to happen, but it’s one of those little things that makes my brain happier.
Now, on to the dividend earnings report!
August has historically been a low earning month for me. However with Ruger paying an unusually large dividend in for the quarter, I got bumped up to a more normal monthly level.
GLAD Gladstone Capital Corp. +$2.32
GAIN Gladstone Investment Corp. +$1.73
RGR Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. +$8.82
ORC Orchid Island Capital, Inc. +$3.53
PG Procter & Gamble Co. +$1.47
O Realty Income Corp. +$0.84
COST Costco Wholesale Corp. +$0.22
SDIV Global X SuperDividend ETF +$2.31
ALTY Global X SuperDividend Alternatives ETF +$2.53
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF +$2.38
T AT&T +$3.17
Total = $29.32
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