Had a busy weekend manning a booth at a local festival for Heifer.org and spending time with family I didnt do my blog entry for the video...
EDIT: At the time this blog entry was posted I had a Youtube video here. That has been removed but I want the rest of my content to be remain. Nothing hidden no past mistakes ignored. All out in the open.
I've been invested with O for several years now and want to share some insight on that. The years where there was no growth in the dividend was rough to get through. Other companies were growing while O's dividend was lagging. Ok technically it grew but when it goes from $0.1445625 a month to $0.144875 its not really a raise its a gimmick to keep their streak.
Normally that is a concern for me but in O's case in handling the debt its understandable and it was reasons for protecting the investor (paying off debt before a credit liquidity crisis) and not something stupid like management messed up. My patience and faith is starting to be rewarded.
That is something that every investor will need to do. When do you bail out of a stock and sell and under what conditions. If we sell on every mistake made we wouldn't have any companies left.
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