DGI Adventure 11-13-16 Sold Covered Call – Target Corporation (TGT) – $74.00 Strike – Dec 09 Expiration

About a month ago I sold a cash secured put against TGT shares that expired on 11/04/16. The share price closed at $66.53, which means that I got assigned 100 shares for $67/ea. Then on 11/07/16, the FBI said Hillary had been a good girl, and the market rallied because she was a shoe-in to… Read More DGI Adventure 11-13-16 Sold Covered Call – Target Corporation (TGT) – $74.00 Strike – Dec 09 Expiration

DGI Adventure 10-30-16 End of the Year Stock Watchlist – IRA Account Candidates

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a stock watch list. Over the summer I spent most of my research energy looking at bond funds, so my watch lists from May (twice), July and August were focused on that. The last time I did a watch list of actual stocks was waaay back in March! So… Read More DGI Adventure 10-30-16 End of the Year Stock Watchlist – IRA Account Candidates

DGI Adventure 10-14-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Target Corporation (TGT) – $67.00 strike – Nov 04 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Tuesday 10/11/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. I went through the full blown investment thesis process back when I wrote up the original TGT put investment thesis, which was published in August. The point of this post is just to document the trade.… Read More DGI Adventure 10-14-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Target Corporation (TGT) – $67.00 strike – Nov 04 Expiration

DGI Adventure 09-08-16 Sold Cash Secured Put  – HCP, Inc. (HCP) – $37.50 strike – Sept 16 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Thursday 09/01/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. I went through my investment thesis process back on June 22nd when I first sold a put for HCP, so I won’t do a full-blown write-up here. I have updated the portfolio and income tracker back… Read More DGI Adventure 09-08-16 Sold Cash Secured Put  – HCP, Inc. (HCP) – $37.50 strike – Sept 16 Expiration

DGI Adventure 06-16-16 – Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Gorman-Rupp Co (GRC) – $25.00 strike – September 16 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Monday 6/13/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. Please visit the core philosophies article on my investment thesis process for a deeper explanation of the components of this article. Dividend Cycle GRC’s current dividend distribution is $0.105/share. It will likely go ex-dividend sometime around… Read More DGI Adventure 06-16-16 – Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Gorman-Rupp Co (GRC) – $25.00 strike – September 16 Expiration

DGI Adventure – 12-09-2015 Investment Anti-Thesis – Chevron Corporation (CVX) – No Sale

This is the second installment in a new series where rather than using the investment thesis process to explain why I want to buy a particular stock, I use it to explain why I’m steering clear…for now anyway. Today’s edition borders on DGI sacrilege, as I dare to question a Dividend Champion! Dividend Cycle Chevron… Read More DGI Adventure – 12-09-2015 Investment Anti-Thesis – Chevron Corporation (CVX) – No Sale