Investing in Commodity Stocks

Investing in Commodity Stocks

Here are some tips on successfully investing in commodity stocks
There are four primary categories of commodities currently traded on the market: Energy (gasoline, oil, etc.) Metals (gold, silver, platinum and copper) Livestock (pigs, cows, etc.) and Agricultural (corn, cocoa, coffee, cotton, etc.)
Note that resource and… Read More

Rising cash flow set to spur dividends

IMPERIAL OIL LTD. $48 (Toronto symbol IMO; Cyclical-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio; Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 847.6 million; Market cap: $40.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.8; Dividend yield: 1.3%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.imperialoil.ca) is Canada’s second-largest integrated oil company, after Suncor Energy. U.S.-based ExxonMobil (New… Read More

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