Mid-Week Update Dividend Increases – REIT’s, Rockets & Refills

Mid-Week Update Dividend Increases – REIT’s, Rockets & Refills

Here’s a quick Mid-Week update with info on all the dividend increases for June 12-14th. A 10 day streak of dividend increases continues onward todaycasey general store dividend increase with two additional dividend announcements by Casey’s General Stores and Alexandria REIT.

You’ll find all of the dividend increases in the  2012 Year To Date Dividend Increases report  – just click the link to see the Google Docs Spreadsheet with all the details.

Thursday, June 14th

Alexandria REIT (ticker: ARE) is a real estate investment trust (REIT), that engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. With a 4% increase in their quarterly dividend, the current yield is now 2.9%.

Casey’s General Stores (ticker: CASY) operates convenience stores under the Casey’s General Store, HandiMart, and Just Diesel names in 11 Midwestern states, primarily Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois. CASY raised it’s dividend by 10% but only has a current yield of 1.24%.

Wednesday, June 13th

Colony Financial (ticker: CLNY) operates as a real estate finance and investment company that focuses primarily on acquiring, originating, and managing commercial mortgage loans, and other commercial real estate-related debt investments. CLNY announced a $.01/share raise in it’s quarterly dividend which now brings it’s yield up to over 8%.

Tuesday, June 12th

Rockwell Automation (ticker: ROK) provides industrial automation power, control, and information solutions, operating primarily in two segments, Architecture and Software, and Control Products and Solutions. Also raised it’s dividend by over 10% and now pays a quarterly dividend yielding just over 2.7%


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A Pair Of Dividend Increases – Pack n’ Ship

A Pair Of Dividend Increases – Pack n’ Ship

Before getting to today’s dividend increases, I thought I’d give you a brief update on the DDI Portfolio. It’s no secret thfedex delivers daily dividends income stream passive cash flowat the broader markets peaked about the 1st of May and with that, the DDI Portfolio had increased to just over $150k in total value. Painful as it is, I decided to check the value of the account yesterday. The good news was with yesterday’s small bounce, the portfolio had gained back $1200 for the day, but had come off of a low of about $140k after Monday’s declines.Dropping from $150k to $140k for the month of May, brings the short-term loss for my  portfolio to almost 7%. That’s an 84% drop on an annual basis  – ouch!

So what’s the point?

what point dividend capital gainFirst off – I think this shows that it’s usually a bad idea to take daily/weekly/monthly returns and extrapolate them into annual returns. Even during the crash of 2008, the average portfolio “only” dropped 50-60% – no where close to the 84% I quoted above.

Second – If you look back at the DDI portfolio earlier this year, it was valued in the $125-$130k range. Even with the drop in May, it’s clear that we’re still on a winning track.

Finally, I’ve said it a thousand times, but as an income portfolio, the DDI portfolio continues to generate $500-$600 per month in income, no matter what the underlying stocks do on a daily basis! That’s money that I’ll reinvest into more and more income producing stocks, that will generate more and more income…

Dividend Increases for Wednesday June 6, 2012

FedEx (ticker: FDX) – provides transportation, e-commerce, and business services in the United States and internationally in four segments: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, and FedEx Services. FDX announced a $.01/share dividend increase in it’s quarterly payout – putting the new yield at a measly 0.7% yield.

public-storage-pays-dividends-cash-shareholders-passive-incomePublic Storage Preferred S (ticker: PSApS) – operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT), that engages in the acquisition, development, ownership, and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States and Europe. The preferred S shares of PSA now have a quarterly payout of $.3688/share, up just over $.04/share – giving investors a current dividend yield of 5.7%. These preferred shares are currently trading at a premium to their $25 call price – currently trading in the low $26 range. You’ll need to factor this potential capital LOSS in to your investment analysis before adding any shares of this self-storage play.

Have questions, comments or feedback? Post a comment or drop me an email.

You can reach me at: dailydividendinvestor@gmail.com

That’s your daily round-up for Wednesday, June 6th – thanks for reading!

For my 2012 Year To Date Dividend Increases report  please click anywhere on the chart below.

Company Ticker Yield New Old Frequency
FedEx FDX 0.7% .14 .13 Quarterly
Public Storage Pr. S PSApS 5.7% .3688 .32778 Quarterly


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Daily Dividend Investor Wishes You A Happy New Year 2012!

Daily Dividend Investor Update

To my loyal Daily Dividend Investor readers: Please note that I have migrated the blog over to a managed server located at: www.dailydividendinvestor.com

I will continue to update this WordPress site with duplicate content for a few weeks – most likely until the new year, but you may want to check in at my new hosted location for all the latest content. I am also using a better – easier to read theme that I hope you’ll enjoy. Thanks for reading and following along and don’t forget to LIKE our Facebook page!



Daily Dividend Investor Wishes You  A Happy New Year 2012!

happy new daily dividends investor year passive income growth 2012 2011I wanted to take just a moment to look back over 2011 – what a great year for the Daily Dividend Investor. It’s been said that whatever you focus your attention on will grow and prosper and that has definitely been the case for the DDI portfolio and blog.

In just the last month alone the DDI portfolio has put over 40 paychecks into my bank account and is on track to finish the month with over $550 in multiple monthly paycheck daily dividend investor passive income stream cash 2012passive income! That’s a 10% increase over my monthly income goal for 2011 and I’m excited to see the growth continue into 2012.

I hope you find value with each update of  the Daily Dividend Investor that I post. I’ve taken a slightly different approach to dividend investing and I’ll be sharing more about my process for building and growing the portfolio throughout the coming months.

There are many people who promote their list of stocks or a newsletter or some investing service – usually they will lure you in with stories of all the money you can make if you just buy their product before you get to see those “hidden gems” that they want you to invest in.

While there’s nothing wrong with selling newsletters or products – I’ve just chosen to take a different path. My goal is to be a transparent with you the reader, as I can by sharing the holdings of my portfolio – you don’t have to buy anything to see what I’ve put in my portfolio.

You’ll see all of the winners and the LOSERS that I’ve invested in.dividend winner daily income investor paycheck deposit positive cash flow 2012

I look forward to continuing to grow the DDI portfolio throughout 2012 and beyond. I have a lot planned for the Daily Dividend Investor blog – besides the normal Dividend increase updates, and the monthly portfolio reports I’m working on a video series where I show anyone how they can build a passive income stream from start to finish….stay tuned!

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I hope that 2012 is the best year ever for you and yours!

Happy New Year 2012!

How to remove *RISK* from your portfolio

risk reward seize day venture daily dividend investor income passive cash flow portfolioRISK – it’s such a scary word, especially right now.

We’d all like to remove risk, right? Nobody wants to think of their investments – their “nest egg”, whether they be in stocks, bonds, gold, real estate or fine art, ever going to $ZERO.

But we live with those fears everyday – some days more than others.

Wouldn’t it be fantastic to invest a dollar and know that you are GUARANTEED to not only to get your original dollar back, but also get a  monster return of 12% interest with no chance of  loss what so ever?

Of course there’s no such investment – no matter how large or small the rate of return is, because you can never remove RISK. Remember even CASH has a risk, as inflation eats away at your purchasing power on a daily basis.

A good friend of mine who audits banks for a living often reminds me,  “You can never REMOVE risk, you can only MANAGE it.”

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Stocks + Fireworks = Explosive week of gains

Stocks + Fireworks = Explosive week of gainsfireworks daily dividend investor explosive gains

You know by now that the main focus of the DDI portfolio is (daily) income generation, but with a week like this, the Capital Appreciation that we saw is always always a nice side benefit. The DOW started the week at 11,943 and with 5 straight days of solid gains ended the week at 12,582 for a total gain of 639 points. On a percentage basis the index rose a whopping 5.3%!

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