May 2015 – Portfolio Review (+ 13.03%)

Dividends earned in May 2015 = $357.66 * (Total dividends YTD = $1,336.86) * Total dividends were a combination of: $ 244.80 –> Dividend Fund ($240 regular distribution + $4.80 interest) monthly dividend $   67.87 –> SDLP (Seadrill Partners) quarterly dividend $   44.99 –> RIGP (Transocean Partners) quarterly dividend $ 357.66 YTD Performance Dividend Project Investment … Read more

Apr 2015 – Portfolio Review (+ 11.56%)

Dividends earned in April 2015 = $244.80 * (Total dividends YTD = $979.20) * Total dividends were a combination of a $240 regular distribution + $4.80 interest. YTD Performance Dividend Project Investment Portfolio = + 11.56 % S&P 500 Index = + 1.29 % I use S&P 500’s closing values right from the source… Standard and Poor’s website. Did I … Read more

Q1 2015 – Portfolio Review (+ 8.20%)

Dividends earned in March 2015 = $244.80 * (Total dividends YTD = $734.40) * Total dividends were a combination of a $240 regular distribution + $4.80 premium distribution. YTD Performance Dividend Project Investment Portfolio = + 8.20 % S&P 500 Index = + 0.44 % Before I write any further, my calculations of the S&P 500’s performance come right … Read more

Two Great Oil Investments… Right Now!

If you’re like me and looking for great oil investments while prices of oil are at multi-year lows, then consider buying these 2 offshore drilling companies: Seadrill Partners Limited Transocean Partners Limited Seadrill Partners Limited Seadrill Partners Limited (ticker symbol: SDLP) is a company formed by Seadrill Limited (ticker symbol: SDRL) to own, operate, and … Read more

Seadrill (SDRL) Investment Thesis

I first heard about Seadrill (SDRL) a few years back but never pulled the trigger to buy into this stock. As oil prices shot past $100 I thought that I had definitely missed the boat. For investors not familiar with this company it was a dividend dynasty paying out a very attractive dividend yield. A … Read more