October turned out to be a volatile month. The news tried to trick investors to panicking and selling their shares. The bear market was finally here, they said, and now was the time to accumulate cash and wait for the asset prices to come down: Market sell-off shares parallel with Read more…
Aswath Damodaran is called the “Dean of Valuation: among the people working on Wall Street. He is a finance professor and widely respected as one of the foremost experts on corporate valuation. In his latest article, Country Risk: A Midyear Update For 2018, he sheds light on the various aspects one needs to Read more…
This is a guest post. The world is truly a global village. It is a dynamic set of interrelated systems allowing investors and traders in Country A to transfer financial resources to Country B, C etc. When these global payments transfers generate profits, many investors prefer to repatriate those funds Read more…
The following is an interview with me done by Pengeblogg, one of Norway’s most famous financial blogs. I’m honored that Pengeblogg wanted to interview me and very eager to read your comments. For Norwegian, click here to enter interview Can you tell me about yourself? I am a man, 25-30 years Read more…
February 2018 has been a fun month. Finally, something is happening in the market. In this post, I’ll show you what happened to my portfolio and what went inside my head when the temperature was high. The key to being a successful investor (also human?) is to think more than Read more…
[This is a sponsored post, but I highly approve of each company. As you well know, SBUX and HRL are already in my portfolio] If you’re looking to improve your portfolio in 2018, you can keep an eye out for some of the best stock dividends. They are looking to Read more…
My first Seeking Alpha article is up, super excited about this, and its about the Nordic markets. I know that many of you have missed information about Nordic stocks and the Nordic market, so this is an attempt to fix that. Excerpt From The Article: “As the S&P 500 continues Read more…
2017 will soon be in the books, and what a year it’s been. Financially, I’ve added more than $10,000 to the portfolio and $3,000 to the funds portfolio. The dividend income has risen from $336 to $1,117 which means a 232.44 % YTY growth. But my forecast for 2018 is even more motivating. Before we go ahead and look at the dividend forecast for 2018, let’s take a look at this months Dividend Income Update. (more…)
Welcome, The Dividend Income Report for November is finished, so lét´s go ahead and take a look:
- Total Dividend Income for November: §110.00 or 915.30 NOK
- Last year: $16
- Dividend Income VS Total Spending: 11.44%
- Payment from 9 companies
- Total Dividend Income is close to $1,100
- Total dividend income from 2016: 226.13%
On “Cyber Monday” I went shopping, hard. Normally, it takes quite the amount of coffee to make me optimistic enough to go shopping, but when the objects are quality stocks at a fair price, I’m way easier to get onboard. Let’s see what I bought. (more…)
Hello dear readers.
As you know, I want you to see the value of subscribing to my site. Therefore, I’m giving you a heads-up that the broker which most of us Norwegians and Swedes use, Nordnet, will offer free brokerage on Friday and on Monday. Remember to transfer money ASAP if you want to have some extra power tomorrow. (more…)
In this post, we analyse Veidekke, one of Scandinavia’s leading construction and property companies. The company has a dispersed ownership structure with emphasis on institutional owners. (more…)
Introduction to Accounting: What You Need to Know About Equity and Debt in Order to Understand the Concept of Dividends
In this blog post, we will analyse the balance sheet and talk a bit about ratios like P/E and P/B. It’s super important that you understand the red line between equity, debt, and dividends (I’ll write the Norwegian terminology in brackets), and this blog post will teach you exactly that! (more…)
Selling stocks isn´t something I want to do often, but let´s just make it simple: If you need money, sell. I purchased Target around $53 and sold yesterday at $59. Total profit was only 5%. I never intended this investment to be a buy-and-hold-forever kind of thing. However, owning a stock for only 188 days is short. I admit that. (more…)
Few things give me more pleasure than seeing my annual income rise, as well as buying stocks that have met some short term difficulties. (more…)
H&M is one of the most known retailers in the world. The combination of quality and cheap has been a success for a long time for the Swedish worldwide retailer. However, like most retailers, H&M is struggling. In the US, that’s mostly due to increased competition from Amazon, but is that also the case for H&M? I doubt it. Let me just quickly explain why. (more…)
The following article originally appeared on DivGro on 2017-07-9.
It’s hard to imagine that it has been five years since I started investing and bought my first stock, Netflix (NFLX). When I look back and think about the mistakes, lessons, and experiences over these years, I am quite humbled. (more…)
This blog post is about how I’m building a dividend growth portfolio from scratch. Last year I found out that my grandmother, who is now more than 90 years, has been quite the investor. She bought a Norwegian active fund (DNB Norge) following the Norwegian market decades ago, and never sold off a bit. The total return in the investment was more than 400% during two to three decades. First I thought, Holy shit! That’s awesome! (more…)
Lately, I’ve seen that many dividend investors tend to use portfolio value as one of their main goals or measures for success. Most investors haven’t experienced a recession or a major bear market, and I claim they should rethink their goals.
UPDATE: Not sure if YOC is usable after all. Instead, Dividend Income might be the key. However, you can read the article for fun anyways. Remember to check the comments for further info. (more…)
We are already in the middle of April and I can see spring is slowly coming. Even though the temperature is around 6 Celsius, the sun is shining. Summer is not that far away anymore.
It’s not that easy finding stocks that trade at an undervalued or fair price these days. At least not if one only looks at S&P 500. Luckily, I’m Norwegian so my periscopes are not just set on the US. It’s set on the globe, and we have some great companies here in the Nordic countries too. (more…)