#HYHRD: portfolio #review 8/26 $GAIN $GLAD $GOF $GUT $HIX $HPF $HPI $HPS $HYB $IVH $JPC $JPI $JPS $KIO $LDP



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; ACSF, AGD, ARCC, ARR, AWP, BDCL, BDJ, BFK, BGH, BKN, BTA, BXMX, CEFL, CLM, CRF, CSQ, CXE, DFP, DHF, DHY, DIAX, EAD, ECC, EVN, FFC, FHY, FIF, FLC, FPF, GAIN, GLAD, GOF, GUT, HIX, HPF, HPI, HPS, HYB, IVH, JPC, JPI, JPS, KIO, LDP, LEO, MAIN, MAV, MFM, MHI, MITT, MORL, NAD, NCLH, NEWT, NHF, NRO, NRZ, NVG, NZF, OAKS, OIA, ORC, OXLC, PDT, PFD, PFO, PHK, PHT, PMF, PML, PMM, PMX, PSEC, PSF, QQQX, RA, REML, RFI, RNP, RQI, SAR, SCM, SPXX, STK, TICC, TLI, TPZ, TWO, & UTF. Quite a list, eh? (89 total issues held; 17 common stocks, 4 ETNs, and 68 CEFs, of which 17 are tax-free muni CEFs.) Most pay monthly! Only ARCC, BDCL, BXMX, DIAX, MITT, NEWT, NRZ, OXLC, QQQX, SAR, SPXX, STK, TICC, & TWO pay quarterly.

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 The trade logs are no longer updated because; a) it was a duplication of effort (the brokerage does it automatically), b) it was exceedingly tedious, c) figures from the brokerage were subject to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 $13,515.59 per year with yield on cost of 9.32% with total cost of $144,955.59.
    • Unrealized change now shows $5,309.59 or 3.53% since purchase, leaving total value of the portfolio at $150,265.18.
      • This is after my ongoing ‘harvesting’ of gains in the accounts, monthly withdrawals of dividend income, and now also includes cash.
      • I am now also calculating unrealized change with total dividends received, and it shows $136,653.53 or 48.53% since portfolio inception on 4/4/12.
        • I usually buy every month; either weekly, semimonthly, or monthly. I sell in 100+ share lots using limit sell orders and specifying AON.
        • If I have any 100+ share limit sell orders specifying AON and the holding hits a target (like a new 52-week high), the order executes.
        • Cash proceeds from the sale(s) of holdings and/or dividend payments are left in cash to either buy more or partially withdraw.

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

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

First, 1 year sharebuilder joint account;


Now, YTD sharebuilder Pat’s Roth account (until March of 2018 when I will be able to show 1 year performance charts);


Now, YTD sharebuilder Arlene’s Roth account (until March of 2018 when I will be able to show 1 year performance charts);


Now, the latest Fidelity performance (sorry, no fancy graph and data only current as of 7/31/17);


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


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

  • August 26th Update
    • Monthly withdrawals from settled cash in our accounts continue to augment our income.
    • Additional investments beyond the 12 “free” trades each month from the Advantage Plan cost $1.00 each.
    • The Advantage Plan is $10/month for the joint taxable account, and $12/month for each Roth IRA account. (But, it is no longer available!)
    • This blog is now hosted on wordpress.com. My domain, hyhrd.com, will redirect here until it expires.
    • On August 1st, I sold 100 shares of JPC just under new 52-week highs in each of our Roth IRA accounts held at Capital One Investing.
    • On August 1st, the #HYHRD portfolio hit a new #milestone. We’ve received over $125,000.00 in dividends siince portfolio inception on 4/4/12.
    • On August 6th, I decided to make sharebuilder investments in our joint taxable account on a weekly basis instead of once a month.
    • On August 7th, I decided to make sharebuilder investments in our Roth IRA accounts on a weekly basis to add some new holdings.
    • On August 7th, I sold 50 shares of BDJ at a new 52-week high in my Roth IRA account held at Capital One Investing.
    • In August, new holdings were added to both Roth IRA accounts held at Capital One Investing; AGD, AWP, BXMX, DIAX, IVH, KIO, OXLC, QQQX, RA, REML, & SPXX.
    • On August 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th the extra weekly sharebuilder investments in our accounts are using additional trades @ $1.00 each.
    • On August 16th, I sold 10 shares of OXLC & 5 shares of REML and bought 4 shares of KIO & 4 shares of IVH in my Robinhood account.
    • On August 22nd, I sold 4 shares of REML, 10 shares of RA, 2 shares of OXLC, 10 shares of KIO & 10 shares of IVH in my Robinhood account.
    • On August 22nd, I bought 2 shares of NCLH, my first non-dividend payer, in my Robinhood account.

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


This is an old 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 (the screenshot below is outdated, but the latest info on my google sheets). There’s also 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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