Recent Buy – Inter Pipeline Ltd

Inter Pipeline Ltd

As the market continues its relentless climb, I have been weary and finding it harder to find some good investment opportunities. The purchases have all but dried up in my portfolio. However, I was finally able to pull the trigger last week when I saw a pretty good opportunity in the energy sector. Midstream/pipelines were one of the best performers in 2016 and the stock picking competition resulted in Top 3 to be pipelines. However, they seemed to have pulled back a bit this year, and I decided to add to my existing position.

I added 100 shares in Inter Pipeline Ltd (IPL.TO) @ C$26.00. The company pays C$1.62 in dividends annually and currently yields 6.15%.

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Inter Pipeline Ltd Dividend Increase

Inter Pipeline Ltd

Inter Pipeline Ltd (IPL.TO) announced a 6.12% increase to its monthly cash dividend from $0.1225 to $0.13 per share. The new dividend will be payable starting December 15th, 2015 to shareholders on record as of November 23, 2015. The annual dividend rate goes up from $1.47 to $1.56. Yield going forward is 6.25%.

“This marks Inter Pipeline’s thirteenth consecutive dividend increase to its shareholders,” said Christian Bayle, President and Chief Executive Officer. “This increase reflects our record financial performance, driven by significant new cash flow contributions from major organic growth projects completed on our Canadian pipeline systems, as well as the continued strong performance and expansion of our bulk liquid storage business in Europe.”

My portfolio consists of 150 shares of Inter Pipeline Ltd, which increases my annual dividends from $220.50 to $234.00, an increase of $13.50.

Recent Buy – Inter Pipeline Ltd

Inter Pipeline Ltd

A new quarter and I am already putting some of my cash to work. Whenever I make a purchase, I like to share my buys to document and illustrate how I am building my income stream over the course of months/years. My main goal is simply to keep investing at regular intervals and build my passive income over the course of time. In a sort of ways, I am building my own pension, hoping to get to a point where I can simply live off my dividends without touching my principal investment.

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