2nd Qtr 2017 : Dividend and Portfolio Update
image credit to Izquotes.com The last company in my holding “ Accordia Golf Trust “ announced the result and dividend on 25 th May w hile I was still busy catching “Pokemon “ . Is time to calculate and tabulate my dividend & interest income to be received in coming months for 2nd Qtr 2017 . Total Dividend & Interest Income for 2 nd Qtr 2017 = $62,964.11 ** Total amount receive still about $972 lower than last year (same period ) due to lower dividend from Accordia Golf Trust which reduced by - $1940.4 ( DPU 4.31 cts in 2 nd Qtr 2016 vs 3.59 cts in 2017 ). *** Most of the REITs and Blue Chips also declaring lower dividends in view of challenging business environment, especially the Oil & Gas sectors and Telco. **** Increasing my holding in corporate bond from the cash received, resulting in an increase of interest income from $465 in 2 nd Qtr 2016 to $5102.67 in 2 nd Qtr 2017.