Dividend income October 2015

With the dividend payment from GE hitting my account earlier today I can close October with my usual dividend income report.

This month I received four dividends:

  • Coca Cola: 9.38EUR
  • GlaxoSmithKline: 21.61EUR
  • Philip Morris: 52.85EUR
  • General Electric: 6.50EUR

As always, these are the net dividends I receive after currency conversion and dividend tax. Adding it all up gives a total of 90.34EUR in dividends for October.

Over the last couple of months my portfolio has seen some double-digit swings, a couple of weeks ago my total return plunged into the red but thanks to the strong performance of the stock market in October I’m once again at a total gain of over 11%. While it’s nice to see the portfolio value go up so fast, the downside of this is that dividend yields on a lot of stocks I’m interested in are becoming less attractive.

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6 thoughts on “Dividend income October 2015

  1. JC @ Passive-Income-Pursuit

    Another solid month of dividends. Great job. The rally in the markets has been annoying to say the least. I was hoping to be able to purchase at the lower valuations/higher yields but didn’t have any cash available. Oh well, another market dip is sure to come in the future.

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  2. Geblin

    Another solid month. The price swings on the stock market is really crazy lately. I bought some stocks early this month and they are already up 10+ %. Crazy…

    Keep up the great work.

    Cheers,
    Geblin

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