Dividend Growth Investing

What is DGI?

Before showing you what our portfolio manager can do, please make sure you understand what Dividend Growth Investing really is. If you are not sure, please read David van Knapp's series on DGI. Starting with basic terminology like dividend, following with 5 year rule, The Power of Compounding and Reinvesting Dividends. How to create portfolio and estimate stock valuation. Series finishes with buying suggestions and eventually holding/selling criteria. Links to complete series can be found here.

What will my portfolio look like? Demo Portfolio

Your portfolio will contain key statistics including internal rate of return and yield on cost. Dividend reinvesting can be set separately for each dividend. Future dividends can be set to be reinvested automatically on each stock separately. Portfolio might be also shared publicly - check out our demo portfolio.

Stock Drip Value XIRR Yield on Cost Avg DGRMin DGR
Chevron Corporation (CVX) $569.11 12.18% 8.31% 9.79% 7.95%
Dover Corporation (DOV) $409.37 14.52% 6.18% 13.20% 10.81%
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) $643.57 12.82% 6.71% 9.08% 7.05%
McDonald's Corporation (MCD) $732.20 17.72% 9.94% 14.70% 9.09%
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) $430.43 6.53% 5.13% 10.13% 6.86%
Total: $2784.69

Drip settings for stock JNJ

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Prediction of future dividends is based on estimated yearly dividends multiplied by conservative dividend growth rate.

Stock Screener

At the moment you can set stock screener filter according to dividend yield, payout ratio, DGR3, DGR5 and sector diversification in your non-testing portfolios. You can also limit stocks paying and raising dividends more than 5, 10 or 25 years maintained by Dave Fish. According to your preferences in stock screener, suggestions for portfolio's least performing stocks and best CCC stocks will be shown.


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Personal suggestions

Based on your Stock Screener preferences, we will show worst portfolio stocks and best stocks from CCC list.

Switching 100% of CVX for BLX would result in following sector diversification:

Sector with CLX

Sector with BLX


Simple tool to check dividend yield daily. If your desired dividend yield is met, email is sent to let you know.

StockDesired Dividend YieldCurrent Dividend yield
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) 3 % 2.43%
Altria Group (MO) 4 % 3.40%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) 4.100 % 3.74%
Aqua America, Inc. (WTR) 2.700 % 2.33%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) 4 % 2.80%
Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) 2.800 % 2.48%
Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) 4 % 3.40%
CVS Health Corporation (CVS) 2.600 % 2.43%
Discover Financial Services (DFS) 2.300 % 1.92%
General Mills, Inc. (GIS) 3.300 % 3.34%
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) 3.200 % 3.03%
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) 4 % 3.49%
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 3 % 2.59%
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) 3.300 % 2.99%
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) 3 % 1.65%
Mastercard Incorporated (MA) 3 % 0.76%
Nike, Inc. (NKE) 1.500 % 1.30%
Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) 3.200 % 2.72%
Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG) 4 % 3.16%
QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) 4 % 4.24%
Unilever PLC (UL) 3.700 % 2.69%
V.F. Corporation (VFC) 3.300 % 3.08%
Visa Inc. (V) 0.800 % 0.72%
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) 3.300 % 2.89%

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