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TRP expands in Mexico

TC ENERGY INC., $57.83, is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol TRP; Shares outstanding: 983.5 million; Market cap: $57.8 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 6.2%; www.tcenergy.com.) recently formed an alliance with Mexico’s state-owned power company (Comision Federal de Electricidad) to jointly build and operate a new,… Read More

Our updates help keep you on track

NEWMONT CORP. $43.90, remains a buy for long-term growth and as a hedge against inflation. The company (New York symbol NEM; Shares outstanding: 793.7 million; Market cap: $35.3 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 5.0%; www.newmont.com) is the world’s largest gold producer. It also produces copper, silver, lead… Read More

Smart move for IBM

IBM, $125.74, is still a buy. The company (New York symbol IBM; Shares outstanding: 903.2 million; Market cap: $109.8 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 5.3%) has now transferred $16 billion of its pension obligations (about 40% of its total liabilities) to life insurance companies Prudential Financial… Read More

IMO invests in lithium

IMPERIAL OIL LTD., $64.87, is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol IMO; Shares o/s: 636.7 million; Market cap: $41.3 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 2.1%; www.imperialoil.ca) is teaming up with E3 Lithium Ltd. (Toronto Venture symbol ETL) to extract lithium from below the historic Leduc oil field,… Read More

Taiwan offers top stocks

ISHARES MSCI TAIWAN INDEX FUND, $45.22, is a buy for aggressive investors. The ETF (New York symbol EWT; buy or sell through brokers) gives you direct exposure to some of the top public companies of this East Asian powerhouse economy.
The fund’s largest holding is Taiwan Semiconductor at 20.9%… Read More

These ETFs give you the best of top indexes

The major Canadian and U.S. stock markets, while still subject to volatility, have moved back up since their initial COVID-19 drop. Nonetheless, we think that if you can afford to stay in the market for several years or longer, now is still a good time… Read More

Tap into Vietnam’s best

VANECK VECTORS VIETNAM ETF, $13.02, is a buy for aggressive investors. This emerging-markets ETF (New York symbol VNM) lets you tap leading Vietnamese companies as well as foreign firms that get a significant share of their revenue from this Southeast Asian nation. The fund started up in August 2009… Read More

BCE adds a provider

BCE INC., $59.87, is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol BCE; Shares outstanding: 911.9 million; Market cap: $55.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 6.2%) is Canada’s largest traditional telephone service provider. The telecom also offers wireless services and high-speed Internet access to consumers and businesses. That’s… Read More

These retailers have made all the right moves

Both Loblaw and Metro successfully weathered the pandemic. In fact, the shares of both are now trading near all-time highs for our subscribers! Meanwhile, many of their customers who opted for home delivery (or in-store pickup) during pandemic lockdowns are sticking with that value-added service… Read More

TD extends key relationship

TD BANK, $87.48, (Toronto symbol TD; Shares outstanding: 1.8 billion; Market cap: $159.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.1%; www.td.com) purchased the U.S. credit card portfolio of retailer Target Corp. (New York symbol TGT) in March 2013. TD also then became the exclusive issuer of… Read More

This 6.4% yield is sustainable income

With a focus on renewable energy, this power generator holds a lot of conceptual appeal for investors. TransAlta Rewewables supports its high dividend by selling its wind and other power under long-term guaranteed contracts. This includes sales to its blue-chip parent, TransAlta Corp. To further cut… Read More

Q: May I have your recommendation on the ETF trading under the symbol XDIV? I am considering it for its dividend income. Thanks.

A: iShares Core MSCI Canadian Quality Dividend Index ETF, $23.46, symbol XDIV on Toronto (Units outstanding: 30.4 million; Market cap: $713.2 million; www.blackrock.com/ca), tracks the MSCI Canada High Dividend Yield 10% Security Capped Index.

This index aims to invest in Canadian stocks with above-average dividend yields… Read More