New Stock Screener Utility

I’m proud to announce I have launched a new stock screener for Custom Stock Alerts.  There are several double handled sliders that allow you to quickly fine tune your filters you are interested in.  There are currently the following filters: Market Cap Dividend Yield P/E ratio 52 week range Equity type (stocks, ETFs, preferred shares coming soon) Enjoy the short demo: More explained after the break.

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Hosting Migration

I have a quick post to make regarding my hosting of Dividend Derek.  I’ve migrated the domain and site content from Amazon Web Services to Bluehost as part of a broader restructuring of my domains.  While I hope the transition is seamless, this is my first time migrating a WordPress site.  Please let me know if anything flat out doesn’t work or doesn’t seem right while I try to iron…

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Completed The UI Upgrade For Custom Stock Alerts

I wanted to write a quick post to let everyone know that I completed the Bootstrap 4 upgrade for Custom Stock Alerts that I first covered in this post.  Most of the upgrade was changing necessary code around to be compliant with Bootstrap 4 vs 3.  I did take the opportunity to rework the top navigation bar a little bit in preparation for more future changes.

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Interview on Dividends & Income Digest on Seeking Alpha!

Interview on Seeking Alpha I’m featured on the latest Dividends & Income Digest on Seeking Alpha! Q: What is the biggest investment risk you’ve taken, and has it paid off? A:  The biggest investment risk I have taken was investing in a “Canroy” called Harvest Energy Trust (ticker was HTE). It was a small oil and gas trust with both upstream and downstream operations. It was one of the first…

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Custom Stock Alerts

I am extremely proud to finally announce the project I have been diligently working on the past several months.  It is the prime reason I have not written nearly as much as I would have otherwise hoped. Custom Stock Alerts is a tool I created to help management my portfolio.  I feel there is a lack of good alerting capabilities in the stock market today.  There are some fringe tools but…

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2016 Updates

Sorry it’s been a while since I have posted, between all sorts of seasonal events with friends and family, I’ve been pretty heads down working on the project I am almost ready to formally announce.  In the meantime, here is my year end 2016 wrap up that I wrote on Seeking Alpha (link). Some of the excerpts: 2016: $3901 in dividends received December: $756 in dividends and a personal monthly…

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Huge Early Drop For Generic Healthcare Companies

Quick Look At Earnings There was a huge early drop for generic healthcare companies.  It took down McKesson (MCK), Cardinal Health (CAH) and AmerisourceBergen (ABC). Losers: OPXA -68%. STON -44%. SNMX -43%. CEMP -20%. MCK -17%. NVO -14%. ABC -13%. CAH -11%. GT -9%. TDOC -6%. ABBV -6%. AMZN-5%. I will keep an eye on this, I own Cardinal Health and they are due to report on Monday.  All three rank…

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