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My Dividend Portfolio

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June 09, 2010 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: JNJ , PG , MCD

As a dividend growth investor you would find that over time some stocks tend to fall off your radar and no longer fit the rising income stream criteria that you purchased them for in the first place. Thus it is important to monitor your portfolio on a regular basis and place such stocks on your sell radar. M&T Bank (MTB) and British Petroleum (BP) are two companies which I am closely monitoring, since they have both frozen dividends for several quarters in a row.

The four important characteristics of successful dividend portfolios include entry and exit criteria, diversification, dollar cost averaging and selective dividend reinvestment. I have built my dividend portfolio around those important characteristics over the past few years. I have grouped the stocks I own by sector. I have also included additional information about each company, and I have also marked any companies which I do not find attractive at the moment with "HOLD". Just because a company is not attractively valued at the moment however does not mean that it is automatically a sell. Any companies which I have considered to be a sell have been sold off.  Continue Reading...

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#1) On June 09, 2010 at 11:26 AM, sagitarius84 (< 20) wrote:

I have grouped the dividend stocks I own by sector. I have also included additional information about each company, and I have also marked any companies which I do not find attractive at the moment with "HOLD".  What stocks comprise your dividend  portfolio?

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#2) On June 09, 2010 at 3:16 PM, ozzfan1317 (81.76) wrote:

I Own KO,MCD and BP I bought BP at about 45 and bought more at 39 they have the leak contained and are still dropping pure panic selling at this point.

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