Portfolio Update (April 2015)

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The month of April was filled with uncertainties if the Fed will be raising the interest rates. The uncertainty brought fears to investors, causing some of the stock prices to plummet. At the last few trading days of April, the Fed suddenly announced that they will revise the interest rates again in June, bringing relief to investors, bringing them back to the market.


Received dividends from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in the month of April. After all charges are deducted, total dividends received is S$18.29. Year-to-Date dividends received from GlaxoSmithKline and from my dividend portfolio is 1.48% and 1.20%.

Stock Code YTD Dividends
Singapore Post Limited S80.SI $37.50 1.21%
Starhill Global REIT P40U.SI $25.80 1.34%
Suntec REIT T80U.SI $51.54 1.60%
GlaxoSmithKline GSK $32.96 1.48%
Mapletree GCC Tr RW0U.SI $0.00 0.00%
Total Dividends $147.80 1.20%

Profit & Loss

Profit and loss changes during the month of April was mixed but ended slightly lower compared to the end of March. This is mainly because of the uncertainties of the raising of interest rates by Fed.

Stock Code Realised Profit/Loss Unrealised Profit/Loss
Singapore Post Limited S80.SI 84.64%
Starhill Global REIT P40U.SI 9.22%
Suntec REIT T80U.SI 11.03%
GlaxoSmithKline GSK 38.23%
Mapletree GCC Tr RW0U.SI 16.00%

Purchased 14 shares of Sherwin-Williams Co on 9 April after the share price broke its recent high of 291.27. Although the share price did not manage to continue rising, the company’s fundamentals still did not change and I continued holding on to the shares of the company.

Similarly, share prices took a hit in April on fears of the Fed raising the interest rates, causing the income portfolio to shed a few points.

Stock Code Realised Profit/Loss Unrealised Profit/Loss
Kroger Co KR 0.34%
Hyatt Hotels Corporation H 5.82%
Saia Inc SAIA 7.90%
Apple Inc. AAPL 3.74%
Xerox Corp XRX 2.50%
Jetblue Airways JBLU 25.92%
Skyworks Solutions Inc SWKS 29.50%
Twitter TWTR 20.97%  
Celgene Corporation CELG  7.29%
Visa Inc V 2.13%
Avago Technologies Ltd AVGO 14.71%
AmerisourceBergen Corp. ABC 20.52%
Sherwin-Williams Co SHW 3.44%

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