Archive | June 2018

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SELLING MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS CORP BOND

June 11, 2018.  As mentioned before, we are selling low-paying bonds in the 3-4% range….and will be buying higher paying positions. We sold Motorola Solutions which gave us a nice total return:  price appreciation plus dividend payments.  (the coupon is 3.75%) If you are happy with the yield of this bond, there is no need […]

SELLING TAILORED BRANDS CORPORATE BOND.

June 8, 2018,  We bought a Tailored Brands Corporate Bond in Feb 2017.  This was a distressed junky high risk bond.  Well, the bonds did go up, and in addition we have been receiving the dividends.  Essentially this was a ‘trade’. Altho the Company is doing ok, we do not want to hold on.  When […]

UTF CONTINUES AS A HOLD. RATES.

Welcome to the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio for a listing of current positions. June 5, 2018.  UTF is in the Core Portfolio and pays almost 8%    We saw a very positive article in seekingalpha.com today which talks about this holding.  We bought at a […]

FAKE JOB NUMBERS. WATCH WPC TO SELL.

June 4, 2018.  We purchased WPC in March and it is already up 10% with today’s price at $67.42 WPC follows a wave motion:  it has a history of hitting $72, dropping back down, and heading up again to $72. We fully expect WPC to hit $72 again at which point we will SELL….and will […]