Passive income, personal finance and fintech.
Things are looking good at the moment. The busy-season is coming to an end and easter holiday is just around the corner. The dividends are also treating me well, with March yielding a strong year-over-year growth of 71.6%.
I bought my first shares of Statoil back in January, and now it's time to collect my first dividend payment. But Statoil offer a dividend reinvestment plan, which I now need to decide if I should sign up for or not.
I was looking forward to writing this month dividend report, as I'm finally able to compare year-on-year growth. But it turns out that the stock that paid me last February has changed its payout month to March this year, effectively ruining my desire to compare year-on-year growth.
As the number of stocks in my portfolio is increasing I'm spending more and more time on tracking the expected dividends. So I thought why not write a web crawler that does this job for me?
2018 is flying by during the busy season, and the dividends keep on coming. January is a slow month for my European stocks, but the Americans did not let me down. Resulting in January actually beating the 2017 average.