#HYHRD: What’s on the agenda? $DHY $CSI $GUT $DHF $HHY $HIX $ARRPRB

Taking a look at the Dividend Calendar on my blog, it’s clear to see we have some upcoming dividend paydays and the last of 8 consecutive ex-dividend days;

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But, this doesn’t tell the whole story. See how the entry for Wednesday, August 31 seems cut short? Well, to see the whole story we need to switch to month view, so we click the tab for month;

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#HYHRD: Rolling on the #dividend train with $BST $DHY

This is another followup to my recent posts; #HYHRD: Rolling on the #dividend train with $ARRPRB $EAD $DHY $IVH $HHY $PHT $HIX $LDP $BGH $DFP in which I outlined my plan to roll some dividends during the 8-day continuous parade of symbols going ex-dividend. We now end that parade with ex-dividend for DFP, FFC, FLC, PFD, & PFO on Monday, the 22nd of August.

But, that same day we start a 6-day continuous parade of dividends.

This is the sixth post in the series, Thursday I posted the 5th, #HYHRD: Rolling on the #dividend train…

And now, today’s results (after the fold);

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#HYHRD portfolio #sharebuilder update for 8/23 $GOF $GUT $HTD $PHK $RNP $RQI

Hey, things change…

I invest in 6 closed end funds (listed in post title) as found on cefconnect.com, selecting only “high yield tax-free high return” issues for this taxable account. The selection will not vary much, if at all.

UPDATE: May 21st, 2016 I decided to make the ‘sharebuilder’ investments twice each month again, usually on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday unless a Holiday disrupts the plan, or I want to own something before it goes ex-dividend.

UPDATE: August 7th, 2016 I decided to grab some yield and changed up the investment plan. I’ll now be adding 6 different CEFs that offer higher average yield, higher average return, and equal or lower risk. We shall see…

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#HYHRD: Ex-div & pay dates 8/20 $DHF $DHY $EAD $FFC $FHY $FLC $FPF $GOF $GUT $HHY $HIX $HPF

I only post for my holdings, but they’re as accurate as I can make them. The symbols are; ARI-A, ARR-B, BDJ, BGH, CLNY-C, CMRE-D, CMU, CSI, CXE, DFP, DHF, DHY, EAD, FFC, FHY, FLC, FPF, GOF, GUT, HHY, HIX, HPF, HPI, HPS, HTD, IVH, JPC, JPI, JPS, KIO, LDP, MAV, MFM, MHI, NMZ, PDT, PFD, PFO, PHK, PHT, PSF, RNP, RQI, RSO-C, STK, TOO-B. Quite a list, eh? (46 total issues held; 0 common stocks, 6 Preferreds, and 40 CEFs.)

These series of blog posts are sometimes delayed, and used to be issued weekly. Since the majority of our holdings pay dividends near the end and/or beginning of the month it’s no longer warranted to issue so frequently. There are usually 4 posts in this series, plus the sharebuilder updates are issued twice a month. I think you should try to catch all 4, plus the sharebuilder update if you’re so inclined. Occasionally I’ll throw something else up for ridicule or admiration like my recent post about “Profiting from Preferreds”, so feel free to be entertained! I just put another post up titled “Rolling on the #dividend train” and will keep that updated through next week…

These are the upcoming declared dividend pay dates and amount(s) expected from each stock (projected on the ex-dividend date, or after market close the prior trading day).

These amounts are a compilation from all of our accounts, so some is taxable, some is tax-deferred, but most is tax-free. If you check out my Expected dividend spreadsheets you can see how it all breaks down, or you could just read my posts and look at the screenshots (ooooh, pretty pictures!).

Speaking of pretty pictures, here’s the most recent and pertinent dates spreadsheet (from my Expected Dividends workbook) as well as the dates for the remaining CEFs, and following that is the new! graph of monthly dividends since inception as found on my Dividends Received page on my blog;

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#HYHRD: portfolio #review 8/20 $ARI-A $ARR-B $BDJ $BGH $CLNY-C $CMRE-D $CMU $CSI $CXE $DFP

It’s time for the weekly review of positions in the HYHRD (High Yield High Return Dividend) portfolio.

The spreadsheet for each individual account are now found in the Google docs spreadsheet.

I only post for my holdings, but they’re as accurate as I can make them. The symbols are; ARI-A, ARR-B, BDJ, BGH, CLNY-C, CMRE-D, CMU, CSI, CXE, DFP, DHF, DHY, EAD, FFC, FHY, FLC, FPF, GOF, GUT, HHY, HIX, HPF, HPI, HPS, HTD, IVH, JPC, JPI, JPS, KIO, LDP, MAV, MFM, MHI, NMZ, PDT, PFD, PFO, PHK, PHT, PSF, RNP, RQI, RSO-C, STK, TOO-B. Quite a list, eh? (46 total issues held; 0 common stocks, 6 Preferreds, and 40 CEFs.)

These series of blog posts are sometimes delayed, and used to be issued weekly. Since the majority of our holdings pay dividends near the end and/or beginning of the month it’s no longer warranted to issue so frequently. There are usually 4 posts in this series, plus the sharebuilder updates are issued twice a month. I think you should try to catch all 4, plus the sharebuilder update if you’re so inclined. Occasionally I’ll throw something else up for ridicule or admiration like my recent post about “Profiting from Preferreds”, so feel free to be entertained! I just put another post up titled “Rolling on the #dividend train” and will keep that updated through next week…

This post examines the spreadsheet for all positions sold in the accounts. The only screenshot from the MS Excel workbook that I will post has all the aggregate information (the tradelogs spreadsheet).

I will also post screenshots (see below) from the Thomas Dividend Manager program (link below in the weekly update) for each account in our portfolio.

Not currently tracked or reported is my wife’s TSA, except for quarterly updates on the 2016 Balances sheet.

“Smithers, release the hounds!”

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