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…)
Spread Joy & Happiness For Someone In Need It’s been 10 days since I got the email from the guys at Rockstar Finance asking me to spend $100 with the aim to Do Good. The timing was perfect, because each Read 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…)
Hello, sharing an update of my investment actions today. Some trades where made:
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…)
In this blog post we shall example the balance sheet and talk a bit about ratios like p/e and p/e. It´s super important that you understand the red line between equity, debt and dividends, and this blog post will teach Read 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…)
Summary Dividends received: 4 Dividend Income in September 2017 landed: 258 NOK or $33.61 Almost $300 LESS than the total dividend income from September 2016! No reinvestments Sold Telenor with a 40% total return Hello everyone, once again it’s time for Read more…
This week I held a presentation on Dividend Growth Investment at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). Since I know many of my readers are still at the beginning of their investment career, I’d like to share my slides with you guys!
As a new way of following my progress, I will start to write a monthly Passive Income Report each month. This will not include my dividend income. Rather, I want to show you other ways of increasing your income-stream without doing any more work. You just have to work smarter. Let’s go ahead and take a look: (more…)
Before we dig into the Dividend Income Summer Update, I want to talk a bit about how my summer has been. The summer of 2017 has been wonderful. On Saturday I turned 25 years old. I celebrated my day by doing a 15-hour hike with my family in the Norwegian fjords. My dog at 11 was struggling a bit because of the previous hikes this week, but as always, he managed. (more…)
It´s Friday evening here in Norway now. What could be better than starting the evening easy with some stock talk about The Dividend Zombies before moving on to a horror movie like The Shining or the Silence of the Lambs?
Today we are going to take a look at how a Consultant thinks and solves a problem. After this exercise, my goal is for you to understand that having a global perspective of the world is crucial when trying to become a good investor. Also, I hope that you follow this progress when evaluating companies:
- Evaluate the general market.
- Evaluate the isolated stock in the market.
We are going to go through a real case that I had when I participated in a workshop with a very famous American consulting firm. (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. Tanger Factory Outlet (SKT) Yesterday, I started a position in Tanger Factory Outlet (SKT). I bought Read more…
Sponsored post: The following article is one of the few paid advertisements that I choose to post because I care about the subject. Saying “no” when friends or family ask for money might be the smartest thing you do. Remember: The single most important benefactor for living a happy life is having good relationships. Don’t screw them over money. (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…)
Dear readers, some of you are old loyal readers that enjoy seeing new posts once a week about stocks or dividend income, and some of you are totally new to Stockles. That means that you might not know the true purpose of my blog.
Stockles, What’s the true purpose?
The goal behind this blog is to educate, inform and inspire people to live their lives in a more comfortable and exciting way. So, this time, we will step away from the normal stock blog post, and I will tell you how you can travel the world on a budget. Seems interesting? Then continue reading. (more…)
Yesterday was one of the sunniest days here in Bergen, Norway. I had an offer to go on a date with a beautiful girl this Saturday, but as any sane and reasonable 24-year-old in his best years, I followed Read 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 Read more…
A month ago, my mother said that she was a bit concerned. She wasn’t very happy to say the least that having money or financial independence was my main goal in life. She literally asked me what I was going to do with all of this money, and didn’t I have any extended purpose than just getting rich?
Well, In 2015, November 28th I wrote some posts about the hyped stocks Fingerprint and Sensys Gatso Group. I wanted to warn new beginners that the current stock price was insane, and if they wanted to buy or keep this stock, they should be aware of the risk. (more…)
The Trading Level The trading level described the earliest of your days as an apprentice in the world of investing. Most likely, you came here because you thought that investing in stocks could be cool and maybe even profitable. You’ve Read more…