DGI Adventure 10/6/16 – Limit Order Executed – Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) – $83.00/share

I mentioned a couple weeks back that I had placed some gaff fishing limit orders for VNQ in my traditional IRA account. Well one of those orders executed yesterday 10/05/16. Woo hoo! Let’s talk about it! First some background on where the cash for those limit orders came from. Back in May I transferred that… Read More DGI Adventure 10/6/16 – Limit Order Executed – Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) – $83.00/share

DGI Adventure 05-13-16 Limit Order Executed – The GAP Inc. (GPS) – $18.15/share

I increased my stake in GPS yesterday. I placed a limit order to buy 100 shares at $18.33/share on Tuesday when the price opened down 11% over night after management revised their Q1 earnings forecast. I had to wait a bit…but not too long to get filled. I set the limit order during the low… Read More DGI Adventure 05-13-16 Limit Order Executed – The GAP Inc. (GPS) – $18.15/share

DGI Adventure – 03/31/16 – Payday & Stockholder Anniversary: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

I got paid yesterday. Woo hoo! GILD paid $0.43/share and I own 53 shares, which means I woke up $22.79 richer this morning. I own 15 shares in my ROTH IRA and the other 38 in the taxable account. It’s a little bigger position than I intended to have, but that doesn’t mean I have… Read More DGI Adventure – 03/31/16 – Payday & Stockholder Anniversary: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

DGI Adventure – 01-10-2016 Investment Thesis – Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) – $96.10/share

Please visit the core philosophies article on my investment thesis process for a full explanation of the components of this article. Dividend Cycle GILD paid its first dividend ever in June of 2015, so it has yet to establish a predictable dividend calendar yet. If I had to guess the next dividend will be in… Read More DGI Adventure – 01-10-2016 Investment Thesis – Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) – $96.10/share

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