DGI Adventure – 12-21-2015 CORRECTION – “Growing Contenders” Watch List

Whoops! Last weekend I ran the dividend contenders list through a set of quantitative filters, and after it was all said and done 13 stocks piqued my interest. Well I screwed up the formula in the cell that calculated the dividend cushion ratio. I accidentally inverted the numerator and denominator in the final ratio calculation,… Read More DGI Adventure – 12-21-2015 CORRECTION – “Growing Contenders” Watch List

DGI Adventure – 12-13-2015 “Growing Contenders” Quantitative Watch List

Since I published the last watch list, I decided to pull the trigger on CMI, and am already contemplating if I need to buy more to average down. I also put in a limit order for VLO which came awfully close to executing in Friday’s trading session. Here’s hoping it triggers next week. My wife… Read More DGI Adventure – 12-13-2015 “Growing Contenders” Quantitative Watch List

DGI Adventure – 12-01-2015 Limit Order Executed – Cummins Inc. (CMI) – $96.66/share

LOE – Limit Order Executed Well that was quite a morning! Apparently I bought 16 shares of CMI for $96.66/share for a total investment of $1553.51 (including $6.95 trade commission). Before Thanksgiving, I had decided that I was ready to initiate a position in CMI even though there is a long time before the next… Read More DGI Adventure – 12-01-2015 Limit Order Executed – Cummins Inc. (CMI) – $96.66/share

DGI Adventure – 11-25-2015 Investment Thesis – Cummins Inc (CMI) – $98.00/share

Please visit the core philosophies article on my investment thesis process for a full explanation of the components of this article. Dividend Cycle CMI should go ex-dividend sometime in mid-February. The Q4 dividend for 2015 hasn’t been paid yet, but the ex-dividend date was 11/18/15, so I’ve missed out on this quarter. I’m disappointed too,… Read More DGI Adventure – 11-25-2015 Investment Thesis – Cummins Inc (CMI) – $98.00/share

DGI Adventure – 11-21-2015 “High” Yield Quantitative Watch List

There are only six weeks remaining in 2015, and we have a lot of capital still to deploy. Limit orders for JNJ and MMM remain unexecuted in my wife’s ROTH IRA account as the share prices went pretty much in the opposite direction of the price limits set. That represents about $3,000 that’s allocated, but… Read More DGI Adventure – 11-21-2015 “High” Yield Quantitative Watch List