The Money By Ramey Dividend Portfolio: December 2022

Hi everyone! 2022 has come to a close and thus it is time to review our final month of dividend installment, December!

Here is the Dividend Portfolio December 2022 Update: December 2022 Dividends

December 2022 dividends came in at $1,698.79 which represents a (19.92%) decrease vs. $2,121.33 worth of dividends earned in December 2022.

While I don’t like to see a downward trajectory in the monthly dividends, keep in mind that this decrease is mainly due to selling stocks to help fund a multi-family real estate purchase. Overall I’m still bullish on dividend stocks, especially as our economy in the US has suffered one of the worst declines in recent decades – this just means that stocks are going on sale. I remain confident in the future of my country willing that we can remain a capitalist society with individuals rewarded for effort.

Want to see the progress of the portfolio? Check out Dividend Income: the Trend 2022 Dividend Payouts

2022 yearly ADI came in at $10,015.08! Amazing to see the solid income producing assets while passively investing.

December 2022 Top 10 Stocks by Value

As you can see, the top 10 positions by overall value rank in the MoneyByRamey dividend portfolio are made up of a solid 10 performers – all US based.

$JNJ maintains the #1 spot.

$PG jumps into the #2 spot. What a strong brand!

$KO solidly in the #3 spot.

$AAPL swings back into the #4 spot (last month it was $ADM).

$ADM falls to the #5 spot – still very respectable.

What else will I be adding to the portfolio in 2022 and beyond? I’ll be on the lookout for the next best stocks on the MoneyByRamey Dividend Stocks Watchlist.

December 2022 Top 10 Stocks by Dividend Income

$KO finally overtakes $JNJ as the top income producing stock! Why? Simply put, it is all in the reinvestment. In nearly all of my positions, I have been taking dividends as reinvestment and not cash, which allows me to accumulate more and more of the great stocks in my portfolio.

$JNJ still rock solid at the #2 spot for dividend income and the #1 spot for value! This has been a great stock to own!

$PG is great performer, being #2 for value and #3 for dividend income. Such a solid performer. This shows that consumer staples is still a solid sector to be involved in.

$XOM is #4 for dividend income. With oil prices on the rise, Exxon Mobil is set for years to come. With the world transition to more green energy inititaives, I’m not sure this will be a long-term play in the portfolio, but for now I am taking Exxon’s dividends in cash and using it to deploy into new trades.

Climbing into the top 5 is $SJM. This was due to an update of dividend increases – great to see Smuckers as such a solid dividend paying stock!

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