Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 6/3/22

After an up week the previous week, this week was a down week for my accounts. This week saw a decent amount of dividends received. Also, I made buys in each my brokerage accounts including adding a couple of new positions. The options trading was not very active this week. Let’s check out the details for the week.

Dividends

This week I received the following dividends in the Traditional IRA:

  • Fidelity Government Money Market (SPAXX) – $0.39
  • Hanes Brands Inc. (HBI) – $15.00
  • Visa Inc. (V) – $6.61
  • Kroger Co. (KR) – $0.22
  • Enbridge Inc. (ENB) – $69.72

This week I received the following dividends in the Roth IRA:

  • Fidelity Government Money Market (SPAXX) – $0.02
  • Nationwide NASDAQ 100 Risk Managed Income ETF (NUSI) – $2.15
  • Amplify CWP Enhanced Dividend ETF (DIVO) – $1.30

All of the dividends received this week were reinvested into the underlying positions. The total amount of dividends received came to $95.44.

Buys/Sells

This week I made the following buys in the Traditional IRA:

  • Vanguard Total Stock Market Index ETF (VTI) – 0.10 shares
  • Tractor Supply Co. (TSCO) – 0.10 shares
  • 3M Co. (MMM) – 0.10 shares
  • Lowes Companies Inc. (LOW) – 0.10 shares

This week I made the following buys in the Roth IRA:

  • Amplify CWP Enhance Dividend ETF (DIVO) – 0.416 shares
  • Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR) – 0.073 shares
  • Innovative Industrial Properties Inc. (IIPR) – 0.148 shares
  • Invesco NASDAQ Next Generation ETF (QQQJ) – 0.195 shares
  • J.P. Morgan Equity Premium Income ETF (JEPI) – 0.26 shares
  • Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF (SCHD) – 0.063 shares
  • Vanguard Growth Index ETF (VUG) – 0.040 shares

In the 401k this week, I made the following buys :

  • Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund – 2.4718 units
  • Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund – 8.6374 units
  • DFA Commodity Strategy Portfolio – 1.1718 units
  • Vanguard Total International Stock Market Index Fund – 2.1436 units

In the taxable brokerage account this week, I made the following buys:

  • MercadoLibre Inc. (MELI) – 0.00502 shares
  • Palantir Technologies Inc. (PLTR) – 1.12262 shares (new position)
  • Materialise Nv – ADR (MTLS) – 0.13633 shares
  • SoFi Technologies Inc. (SOFI) – 1.32038 shares (new position)

No sells were made this week.

Options Trading

In the Traditional IRA, I made the following options trades this week:

Opened Positions
  • Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) – sold a covered call at a strike price of $20.00 with an expiration date of June 10, 2022. The premium received for this trade was $4.71.
Expired Positions
  • Verizon (VZ) – a covered call at a strike price of $52.50 with an expiration date of June 3, 2022 expired out of the money. This trade was held for about 7 days for a profit of $7.56.
  • Camping World Holdings (CWH) – a covered call at a strike price of $28.50 with an expiration date of June 3, 2022 expired out of the money. This trade was held for about 10 days for a profit of $39.31.
  • AT&T Inc. (T) – two covered calls at a strike price of $22.00 with an expiration date of June 3, 2022 expired out of the money. This trade was held for about 11 days for a profit of $5.63.

For the week, I received $4.71 in options premium.

Account Updates

The Traditional IRA finished the week at about $118,040 invested. As a result, this account decreased by -$1,980 week over week.

The Roth IRA finished the week at about $3,381 invested. As a result, this account gained $63 week over week. When the $100 contribution made this week is factored in, the account finished down for the week.

The 401k finished the week at about $12,479 invested. As a result, this account gained $164 week over week. When the $269 contribution made this week is factored in, the account finished down for the week.

The taxable brokerage account finished the week at about $360 invested. As a result, this account gained $21 week over week. When the $25 contribution made this week is factored in, the account finished down for the week.

The little bit of bitcoin in my account finished the week at about $16. Week over week, this account remained flat.

This brings the total amount invested to about $134,276. As a result, the total amount invested decreased by -$1,732 week over week. You can see all of the positions in my portfolio by clicking “Portfolios” in the menu above.

Wrap Up

This week I received a total of $100.15 of income from dividends and options premium. June is setting up to be a big month for dividends. Time will tell how well this month will be for options premium. As always, I keep following my plan and staying invested. That wraps it up for this week. Thanks for following along!

*Disclaimer – I am not a financial professional. The information shared here should not be considered financial advice. I am just a factory worker sharing my experience as I strive to achieve financial freedom. Before investing or making any financial decision do your own research and due diligence or consider seeking the advice of a financial and/or tax professional.

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I am just a blue collar factory worker trying to reach financial independence by spending less, earning more, saving and investing.

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