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2022 Week 15 investing and trading report

I expected my options trading last week to be a disaster, so I was quite surprised that I could achieve positive returns and brought in over $600 in premiums. Of course, compared to premiums received in the previous months or during 2021, this is a mediocre result (and it is an overstatement). But given the market’s horrible conditions, bearish sentiment, volatility, and my last month’s loss, I consider it a good result.


Here is our investing and trading report:


Account Value: $102,446.08 -$6,031.58 -5.89%
Options trading results
Options Premiums Received: $668.00    
01 January 2022 Options: $8,885.00 +8.36%  
02 February 2022 Options: $10,009.00 +10.34%  
03 March 2022 Options: -$1,662.00 -1.47%  
04 April 2022 Options: $762.00 +0.74%  
Options Premiums YTD: $17,994.00 +17.56%  
Dividend income results
Dividends Received: $0.00    
01 January 2022 Dividends: $303.38    
02 February 2022 Dividends: $732.81    
03 March 2022 Dividends: $393.74    
04 April 2022 Dividends: $60.83    
Dividends YTD: $1,490.76    
Portfolio metrics
Portfolio Yield: 5.09%    
Portfolio Dividend Growth: 11.61%    
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 10 yrs: $52,235.61 33.48%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 20 yrs: $1,589,728.43 1018.81%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 25 yrs: $26,755,585.58 17,146.81%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 30 yrs: $1,466,881,262.46 940,078.12%  
Portfolio Alpha: 12.26%    
Sharpe Ratio: 9.00 EXCELLENT  
Portfolio Weighted Beta: 0.47    
CAGR: 456.23%    
AROC: 13.48%    
TROC: 4.29%    
Our 2022 Goal
2022 Dividend Goal: $4,800.00 31.06% In Progress
2022 Portfolio Value Goal: $151,638.03 67.56% In Progress
6-year Portfolio Value Goal: $175,000.00 58.54% In Progress
10-year Portfolio Value Goal: $1,000,000.00 10.24% In Progress


Dividend Investing and Trading Report

Last week we have received no dividends keeping our April’s dividend income at $60.83.

Last week, we have not purchased any dividend stock.


Here you can see our dividend income per stock holding:

Annual Dividend Payout week 15


Growth stocks Investing and Trading Report


Last week, we have not purchased any growth stocks.

Options Investing and Trading Report

Last week we rolled our strangle trades to keep our account safe.

These adjustments delivered income of $668.00 making our April options income $762.00.


We were actively trading our SPX strategy that delivered $445.00 gain.

You can watch all our trades in this spreadsheet. You can watch the spreadsheet and look for a “NEW” indication next to the trading date. When the indicator shows up, it is typically good for up to 3 days to follow that trade.

Expected Future Dividend Income

We have received $0.00 in dividends last week. Our portfolio currently yields 5.09% at $102,446.08 market value.

Our projected annual dividend income in 10 years is $52,235.61 but that projection is if we do absolutely nothing and let our positions grow on their own without adding new positions or reinvesting the dividends.

We are also set to receive a $5,900.27 annual dividend income ($491.69 monthly income). We are 11.30% of our 10 year goal of $52,235.61 dividend income.

Future Divi on YOC week 15

The chart above shows how our future dividend income is based on the future yield on cost and what dividend income we may expect in the future. The expected dividend growth depends on what stocks we are adding to our portfolio and the stocks’ 3 years’ average dividend growth rate. It is interesting to see what passive income we may enjoy 10, 20, 25, or 30 years from now.


Market value of our holdings

Our non-adjusted stock holdings market value decreased from $160,848.53 to $156,795.57 last week.

In 2022 we plan on accumulating dividend stocks, monetizing these positions, HFEA strategy, and SPX trading. We plan on raising more of our holdings to 100 shares so we can start selling covered calls. We continued rebalancing our options trades that released buying power significantly. That allowed us to start buying shares of our interest again.

Stock holdings trading week 15

Our goal is to accumulate 100 shares of dividend growth stocks we liked and then start selling covered calls or strangles around those positions. We also planned on reinvesting all dividends back into those holdings.

Investing and trading ROI


Our options trading delivered a 0.74% monthly ROI in April 2022, totaling a 17.56% ROI YTD. We hope that in 2022 we exceed our 45% annual revenue selling options against dividend stocks target, although as of today, we are getting behind this goal.

Our entire account is down -2.10%.

Our options trading averaged $4,498.50 per month this year. If this trend continues, we are on track to make $53,982.00 trading options in 2022. As of today, we have made $17,994.00 trading options.

Old SPX trades repair


Last week we have not adjusted any of our old trades. The market is playing with me. When all the ods looked good and I had a chance to get rid of one bad trade, the market tanked ruining my chance to improve the position. Now I am back at the beginning of my attempt to fix the old trade.

We however traded our SPX put credit spread strategy which you will be able to review in my next report. The SPX strategy held well so far, and our signals kept us away from opening new trades.


Market Outlook


The market’s bullish outlook changed quickly last week and we are back in the bearish territory. The odds of improving this market are now lesser and there is a higher possibility of going lower. We may still see a nice bounce next week but unless earnings season and better-than-great reports change the mood, this market is poised to go lower. If we get a bounce, it is likely going to be sold later.

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Investing and trading report in charts


Account Net-Liq


TW Account trading Net-Liq week 15


Account Stocks holding

TW Account holdings week 15

Last week, S&P 500 grew 52.02% since we opened our portfolio while our portfolio grew 17.72%. On YTD basis, the S&P 500 fell -12.75% and our portfolio -12.05%. We are outperforming the market although by a small percentage point.

The numbers above apply to our stock holdings only. Our overall account net-liq is down by -2.10% this year thanks to our options strategies that generated enough income to stay up a bit.

Stock holdings Growth YTD

TW Account holdings Growth YTD

Our stock holdings are starting to outperform the market. Hopefully, this trend will stay and we will be doing better than S&P 500 constantly.

Our 10-year goal is to grow this account to $1,000,000.00 value in ten years. We are in year two and we accomplished 10.24% of that goal.

Our 6-year goal is to reach $175,000 account value to be eligible for portfolio margin (PM) and today we accomplished 58.54% of that goal.

Our 2022 year goal is to grow this account to a $151,638.03 and today we accomplished 67.56% of this goal.


Investing and Trading Report – Options Monthly Income

TW Options Trading Income week 15

Investing and Trading Report – Options Annual Income


TW Options Annual Trading Income week 15

Our dividend goal and future dividends


TW Received vs Projected Dividends week 15

We planned to make $4,800.00 in dividend income in 2022. As of today, we received $1,490.76. This is in line with our projected dividend 2022 goal. We also accumulated enough shares to start making $5,900.27 a year.

TW Received vs Future Dividends week 15


Our account cumulative return


The chart below indicates our cumulative adjusted return since we started tracking this metric.

TW cumulative (overall) trading return wk 15

Here is the cumulative return for the year 2022:

TW cumulative (2022) trading return wk 15

Our win ratio overall:

TW trading win ratio (overall) wk 15

Our win ratio for 2022:

TW trading win ratio (2022) wk 15

As of today, our account overall cumulative return is 8.90% (note, data in this section are since March 13, 2021, only as that is the date we started tracking these metrics. Thus the results are skewed a bit and will show full picture next year.) and our 2022 cumulative return is -26.23%.

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