Portfolio Value Update - October 2023

Portfolio Value
In October, my portfolio value decreased by $5,500 from $143,505 to $138,005. October was another month of big declines but not as bad as September. In November, my portfolio value should increase because the stocks have bounced back. Just in the past 4 trading days, the TSX Composite Index is up by a thousand points. Let’s see how November plays out.

Dividends received in October 2023: $719.96
Dividends received in October 2022: $653.13
Year-Over-Year Dividend Growth: $66.83 or 10%
Year-To-Date Dividend Income: $6,999.70

The dividend growth is at 10% compared to the same period of last year. The growth rate is sustained by dividend reinvesting and dividend increases.