Third month since I started on my new portfolio and after reviewing of my investment plans, I had made investments and added four more companies into the portfolio.
The third company that I had added into my portfolio was Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NYSE: ADP). Bought 6 shares of ADP at $77.1975 each. The additions to the portfolio was followed by 4 shares of Clorox Co (NYSE: CLX) at $111.70, 5 shares of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) at $92.35 and 11 shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) at $43.78.
After buying all the shares that I had planned for this year, marking the end of the portfolio’s building phase. From October onwards, I will be moving into the consolidation phase where I will start buying more shares once a year and will be expecting to collect dividends once a month (surprising the dividend distributions are spaced out quite evenly). The dividends collected will be reinvested to buy more shares using DRIP.
Stock holdings as of September 30, 2015. Cost basis is the total invested amount, including dividends that were reinvested and the commissions and taxes paid. This cost will be used in the percentage calculations for YTD dividends, and profit and loss.
|Home Depot, Inc.||HD||4.01400||$480.55|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||5.02812||$509.59|
|Automatic Data Processing, Inc.||ADP||6.00000||$473.18|
|Total Investment Amount||$2,883.42|
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) paid a total of $3.75 of dividends, before tax, on September 09. The dividend has been converted to 0.02812 worth of shares at $93.1624 each via DRIP.
Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) has also paid a total of $2.36 of dividends, before tax, on September 17. The dividend has been converted to 0.01400 worth of shares at $118.1616 each via DRIP.
ADP began trading ex-dividend on September 09, 2015, with cash dividend of $0.49 per share to be paid on October 01, 2015.
|Home Depot, Inc.||HD||$2.36||0.50%|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||$3.75||0.76%|
|Automatic Data Processing, Inc.||ADP||$0.00||0.00%|
Profit & Loss
The month of September was with a lot of uncertainties. There were a lot of anticipations that the Fed will be raising their interest rates but when the announcement that the interest rates were not to raise this month, signalling that the global economy is still dangerously weak. That drove the stock prices to fall sharply.
|Home Depot, Inc.||HD||$16.23||3.39%|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||$39.08||7.69%
|Automatic Data Processing, Inc.||ADP||$8.98||1.90%