Portfolio Update (March 2016)

The stock market seems to have recovered from the big drop in January. The two of the three major indices had closed above the close of 2015. Stock prices have climbed higher with more investors entering the market, pushing my portfolio overall PnL into the green zone.

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The stock market seems to have recovered from the big drop in January. The two of the three major indices had closed above the close of 2015. Stock prices have climbed higher with more investors entering the market, pushing my portfolio overall PnL into the green zone.

Dividends

For the month of March, 3 companies from my portfolio paid dividends. They include:

  1. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) on March 8 – $6.75
  2. Home Depot (NYSE: HD) on March 24 – $5.52
  3. Pepsico, Inc (NYSE: PEP) on March 31 – $7.03

All dividends paid for the month were reinvested. Dividend for PEP was paid on March 31 and reinvested on April 1.

Total year-to-date (YTD) dividends, as of March 31, is $34.36 or 0.60%, excluding the dividends that were reinvested.

Stock Symbol YTD Dividends
Home Depot, Inc. HD $5.52 0.55%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ $6.75 0.74%
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ADP $3.18 0.35%
Clorox Co CLX $6.16 0.63%
PepsiCo, Inc. PEP $7.03 0.72%
Abbott Laboratories ABT $5.72 0.58%
Total Dividends $34.36 0.60%

Stock Holdings

Stock Symbol Shares Cost Basis
With Dividends Without Dividends
Home Depot, Inc. HD 8.029 $1,014.19  $1,008.67
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 9.044 $924.43  $917.68
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ADP 11.027 $904.19  $901.98
Clorox Co CLX 8.034 $977.82  $973.51
PepsiCo, Inc. PEP 10.048 $978.32  $971.29
Abbott Laboratories ABT 22.104 $989.04  $983.32
Total Investment Amount $5,775.44  $5,756.45

Profit & Loss

HD had seen a swing into profit in March as compared to the previous month while ABT continued to be in the red.

Stock Symbol Profit/Loss
Home Depot, Inc. HD $57.12 5.63%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ $54.13 5.86%
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ADP $85.04 9.41%
Clorox Co CLX $34.95 3.57%
PepsiCo, Inc. PEP $53.51 5.47%
Abbott Laboratories ABT $64.43 6.51%
Total Profit/Loss $220.32 3.83%

Portfolio Outlook

The companies in my portfolio looks healthy and are recovering. There is nothing to be worried about for the time.

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