#HYHRD: portfolio #review 4/8 $PML $PMM $PMO $PMX $PSEC $PSF $RA $RFI $RNP $RQI $TICC $TLI $TPZ $UTF



I’m Pat Rosenheim, a.k.a. the PandA Trader.

It’s time for the weekly review of positions in the HYHRD (High Yield High Return Dividend) portfolio.

The spreadsheets for each individual account are now found in the Google docs spreadsheet.

I only post for my holdings, but they’re as accurate as I can make them. The symbols are; ARR-B, BBK, BDCL, BDJ, BFK, BGH, BKN, BTA, CEFL, CMU, CSQ, CXE, DFP, DHF, DHY, EAD, EVN, FFC, FHY, FIF, FLC, FMN, FPF, GOF, GUT, HIX, HPF, HPI, HPS, HYB, IQI, IVH, JPC, JPI, JPS, KIO, LDP, LEO, MAV, MFM, MHI, MORL, NAD, NHF, NMZ, NRO, NVG, NZF, OIA, ORC, PDT, PFD, PFO, PHK, PHT, PMF, PML, PMM, PMO, PMX, PSEC, PSF, RA, RFI, RNP, RQI, TICC, TLI, TPZ, & UTF. Quite a list, eh? (70 total issues held; 3 common stocks, 1 Preferred issue, 3 ETNs, and 63 CEFs, of which 23 are tax-free muni CEFs.) Most pay monthly!

This post examines all positions in the accounts. The trade logs are no longer updated because; a) it was a duplication of effort (the brokerage does it automatically), b) it was exceedingly tedious, c) figures from the brokerage were subject to change, making totals only approximate, and d) maybe it doesn’t need to be updated so frequently. I will post performance screenshots from our brokerages when they are available.

Not currently tracked or reported is my wife’s TSA, except for updates on the Balances chart.

“Smithers, release the hounds!”

  • To date (from the Google sheets, for all holdings):
    • Expected Dividends now shows $14,539.90 per year with yield on cost of 8.987082% on total cost of $161,786.65
    • Unrealized change now shows -$3,391.35 or -2.14% since purchase, leaving total value of the portfolio at $158,395.30.
      • This is after my recent ‘harvest’ of gains in the accounts, monthly withdrawals of dividend income, and doesn’t include cash.

Let’s see how the rest of it breaks down;

Here’s what the #HYHRD (High Yield High Return Dividend) portfolio TTM performance YTD screenshots looks like;

First, sharebuilder (joint account only);


Now, the latest Fidelity performance (sorry, no fancy graph and data only current as of 2/28/17);


Next, Fidelity 2016 performance (again, sorry, no fancy graph). Monthly data as of 12/31/16;


I took a look at our portfolio performance on AOL (SigFig) because they track our aggregated actual holdings over 1 year (and I can compare it to the S&P 500, NASDAQ, and Dow Jones Industrial Average over the same time period!), and this is what I saw;


The above chart shows our performance had been affected by the move to Capital One Investing (Sharebuilder) to Fidelity, as a chunk of our portfolio had apparently gone missing during the transitions!

This data is further broken down on each separate sheet on our spreadsheets (but not shown here to save time and space).

  • April 8th Update
    • Monthly withdrawals from settled cash in our accounts continue to augment our income.
    • Withdrawals are subject to a minimum withdrawal amount of $10.00 (No withdrawals will be taken if under $10.00).
    • Automatic investments now take place every Tuesday (as of 10/18/16 @ 3 investments/week), but might change…again…
      • Additional investments beyond the 12 “free” trades each month from the Advantage Plan cost $1.00 each.
      • This 5th week, 13th investment might be a good way to add an investment to our Roths or taxable account.
      • The Advantage Plan is $10/month for the joint taxable account, and $12/month for each Roth IRA account. (It is no longer available!)
    • FFC, FLC, GOF, GUT, MAV, MHI, PFD, PFO, PHK, PHT, PMF, PML, & PMX are being DRIPped in Fidelity accounts because they may reinvest at a discount!
      • Capital One (sharebuilder) doesn’t offer this DTC dividend reinvestment discount plan.
    • I have decided to no longer post or update the trade logs or dividend pages because;
      1. it was a duplication of effort (the brokerage does it automatically)
      2. it was exceedingly tedious
      3. figures from the brokerage were subject to change for a few days, making totals only approximate
      4. maybe it doesn’t need to be updated so frequently.
      5. brokerage(s) also continuously update cost basis for all our holdings.
      6. Dividends Received page has screenshots of all my dividends/interest received YTD.
    • For the week ending 12/31/16, my blog(s) had been repeatedly hacked by (mostly) Russian IP addresses, and I grew weary of restoring them so I deleted them.
      • No, I am not wearing a tinfoil hat! I merely checked my website logs. When the attacks reached 1,800+ per hour I decided to take the hacked sites down.
      • This blog is now hosted on wordpress.com. My domain, hyhrd.com, will redirect here until it expires.
    • I initiated partial transfers of our Roth accounts from Fidelity to Capital One Investing (ShareBuilder) at the beginning of March.
    • The only holding left in these accounts is the “B” series preferred shares of ARR (ARRprB, ARRPRB, or ARR-B).
    • I converted 60 shares of ORC from my IRA to my Roth IRA @ Fidelity, representing approximately 1/7th of the remaining value of my IRA.
    • I bought an additional 85 shares of ORC in my Roth IRA with accumulated cash.
    • These remaining 145 shares of ORC are being transferred to Capital One Investing (ShareBuilder).

Here’s a look at our balances from the 2017 Balances sheet (updated ~monthly, and usually a week or so late);


This is a screenshot of a table at the bottom of my holdings sheet that shows; position size rank, % change since purchase rank, rank by yield, and rank by total return (screenshot below is outdated). The latest info is on my google sheets. There’s a table on the Holdings tab, the Dividends tab, and the Dates tab. Each one is a bit unique and may offer some insight or value perhaps? Worth a look, it is. Scroll down, you must…



I’m not telling anyone to buy anything or giving anyone any advice, because that’s illegal. You see, I have no letters after my name, like RIA, CFA, etc. I SIMPLY DO NOT GIVE ADVICE. I only tell (and show!) what I do. You, like me, are all alone in this.

And remember, always do your own due diligence!

panda_wildePat Rosenheim
(PandA Trader)
High Yield, High Return Dividend


About PandA Trader

I am, I think... "Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience and rebellion that progress has been made." -- Oscar Wilde
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