Think AEX ETF increases Q2 dividend to €1,06

Think AEX ETF announced the Q2 dividend will be increased by 12,8% to €1,06. As a result of this dividend increase my yearly estimated dividend income will increase with €3,12.

Due to this dividend increase the yield on cost of will now be 3,86%.

Think AEX ETF is an ETF investing in the 25 stocks part of the AEX-index. The AEX index, derived from Amsterdam Exchange index, is a stock market index composed of Dutch companies that trade on Euronext Amsterdam.

National Grid increases final dividend from 30,44p to 31,26p

National Grid announced an increase of their final dividend from 30,44p to 31,26p. This is an increase of 2,7%. National Grid is a British multinational electricity and gas utility company.

As a result of the 200 shares National Grid I own, my yearly estimated dividend income will increase by €2,13.

The yield on cost of my National Grid position based on the full year dividend is now 5,35%.

This dividend increase is my 25th dividend increase over 2019. On the otherhand I have 3 dividend reductions. The 28 dividend changes resulted in €96,57 extra dividend per year.

Coresite increases dividend from $1,10 to $1,22 per quarter

Coresite Realty announced an increase of their quarterly dividend from $1,10 to $1,22. This is an increase of 10,9%.

I own 20 shares Coresite Realty so my yearly estimated dividend income will increase by $8,65.

As a result of the increased dividend my yield on cost will be 5,06%.

AGNC decreases monthly dividend with 2 cents

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AGNC Investment Corp announced this week a decrease of their monthly dividend from 18 cents to 16 cents. As a result of this dividend decrease my yearly estimated dividend income from AGNC will drop $16,51 per year.

After the dividend reduction was announced the stock price declined a few percent and I decided to make a small purchase of 14 more shares to keep my dividend income from AGNC on the same level as before.

Stock price is now very close to NAV, but there is still possible price pressure due to the current market development of interest rates. The lack of spread between long and short interest rates makes it that the stock price of mREIT’s is under pressure.