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Archive for January, 2013

Posted by Martin January 30, 2013

New trade – Lorillard, Inc. (LO)

Today I added Lorillard, Inc.(LO) shares into my portfolio. It pays nice dividend with 23% dividend growth, 4 year dividend increase history and 21% annual expected return growth. My calculated fair value is at 41.33 a share and Morningstar lists their fair value at 41 a share. Their analysis expect better and more aggressive growth Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 30, 2013

List of great high yielding dividend stocks

I was finally able to update my watch list of dividend stocks I consider worth to watch closely and potentially add to my portfolio. I had the watch list created in my Google Spreadsheet, but today I finally changed my watch list page to reflect the table. It currently shows my most recent list of Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 29, 2013

Trade adjustment – DMD covered call repair

As I wrote in my article “My DMD covered call and fiscal cliff? my covered call against DMD may go against me. I expected that to happen if the fiscal cliff happens. Well, fiscal cliff didn’t happen (yet, and maybe won’t happen at all), nevertheless DMD is not going in my favor. Since the covered Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 28, 2013

New trade – Targa Resources Partners LP (NGLS)

Today I realized a new purchase and added Targa Resources Partners LP into my portfolio. 01/28/2013 09:33:55 Bought 25 NGLS @ 39.56 Total shares held as of today: 25 Estimated annual dividend: $68.00 Consecutive Dividend Increase: 5 years Dividend yield today: 6.93% Dividend 3yr Growth: 7.00%* Dividend paid since: 2007 * I wasn’t able to Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 27, 2013

Why I dumped mutual funds from my investing strategy

Why I dumped mutual funds from my investing strategy

I no longer believe in mutual funds. Earlier I thought they were a great investment vehicle, because they can provide diversification. But is it really such a significant trait of the funds that it can beat mutual funds flaws? People, those slightly informed about investing, know that generally, 95% of mutual funds do not exceed Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 27, 2013

My inspiration in last week #7

I often browse the internet to find ideas about investing, trading stocks, options, investing opportunities and strategies. I like to read about investors and what their investing/trading approach to create income you can live on is. This week I found the following interesting posts: Dividend Yield or Dividend Growth? – The Dividend Guy Dividend Yield Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 24, 2013

New trade – Ferrellgas Partners LP (FGP) put selling

FGP is one of the stocks I wish to buy and own. It is an MLP paying nice dividend and the stock is optionable. It pays 10.50% dividend as of this writing. However, the company has never increased its dividend since it started paying it in 1994. Thus I am willing to hold this stock Continue reading →

Wating for the stock can improve profits – attempting to buy NGLS

Wating for the stock can improve profits - attempting to buy NGLS

On many occasions I have read and heard dividend investors saying that it doesn’t matter much when you buy your dividend paying stock and if you invest regularly, in long term the prices will smooth into average anyway. However I like to wait for the stock I am interested in to pull back and buy Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 23, 2013

Closing trade – PIMCO All Asset All Authority Fund Class D (PAUDX)

Originally my plan was to use non transaction mutual funds (NTF) as a savings vehicle. You can save a small amount of money without paying any commission or fees and as long as you save enough to buy the stock, sell the fund and buy the stock. I was looking for the fund which can Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 23, 2013

Do you have your cash ready for market pullback?

Do you have your cash ready for market pullback?

In my previous article I advocated for keeping cash in my account for potential purchases when opportunities show up. The principle I was looking at is save cash in the account during market upward run, minimize buying, only when a stock you are interested in shows you an excellent buying opportunity such as a dip Continue reading →