Big banks start 2017 with dividend hikes

All of the Big Five banks hold our highest Dividend Sustainability Rating, but only two have announced payout increases for the first half of fiscal 2017.
BANK OF MONTREAL $97 (Toronto symbol BMO; Income-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares o/s: 645.8 million; Market cap: $63.5… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, December 16, 2016

PFIZER INC., $32.84, New York symbol PFE, is one of the world’s leading prescription drugmakers. Its top-selling brands include Lyrica (epilepsy), Celebrex (arthritis pain) and Enbrel (plaque psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis).

The company also makes over-the-counter medications and supplements, including Advil (pain relief), Centrum (vitamins) and Robitussin… Read More