Another quarter has passed and it is time to review my portfolio again. Dividend Income Dividends received from my SGD-denominated portfolio in Q3 2018 fell, when compared to the same quarter last year. This trend has persisted for quite some time and it is symptomatic of deeper issues that my portfolio is somehow not quite right. Shouldn’t an income investor receive more dividends through the passage of time? With some psychic pain, I persisted in my task of pruning the fundamentally weaker stocks from my portfolio. The drops in dividends received should stabilize in another quarter or two. On the other hand, the dividends received from my USD-denominated portfolio is growing steadily, a result from both capital injections into dividend growth stocks and dividend growth from said counters. Transactions In this quarter, I initiated a new and small entry into OCBC when its price fell from its peak. With …
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