2012 Share Tips and some dividend re-investing

2012 Share Tips

This is the time of year when the financial magazines (Investors Chronicle, Shares etc.), brokers, newspapers and share tipsters suggest what shares we should all be buying for 2012.

You can trawl through the various newspapers, magazines and websites to find these 2012 share tips, or you can keep an eye on the 2012 share tips section of the ShareTips365 website. It’s being updated regularly as these 2012 share tips are announced.

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Re-investing yesterday’s RSA dividend

As I said yesterday, I was keen to reinvest the incoming RSA Insurance dividend as soon as possible, and I decided to reinvest it straight back into RSA shares, picking up some at 102.21p – reducing my overall average buying price for RSA shares very slightly (about 0.5p)

That’s it for this week. See you on the other side of the weekend.

United Utilities and some more dividend income

I bought into United Utilities earlier this week for the yield. And today I increased that holding with a further purchase at 603.33p bringing muy average buying price down from 617p to 604.7p

I’m keen to buy more United Utilities shares, and will be watching the share price closely with a view to further purchases around the 540p level.

RSA Insurance Dividend

A nice dividend from RSA appeared in my trading account today. I’ll be looking to invest it tomorrow.

Ex Dividend Dates

Don’t forget, if you’re interested in investing in shares for dividend income, a list of up-coming ex dividend dates is regularly updated on the Amateur Investor website.

Questor Income Tips

I listened to a short audio podcast on The Telegraph website earlier today called “Questor Income Tips“.

In the podcast, Garry White talks to Robert Miller about which companies offer the best dividends for hard-pressed investors.

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