Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, May 25, 2018

TORONTO-DOMINION BANK, $76.40, Toronto symbol TD, raised its quarterly dividend 11.7% with the May 2018 payment. Investors now receive $0.67 a share, instead of $0.60. The new annual rate of $2.68 yields 3.5%.

The bank also reported-stronger-than-expected earnings for its fiscal 2018 second quarter, which ended… Read More

Blue chip ETFs focus on Canada

Blue chip ETFs focus on Canada

These two blue chip ETFs hold mostly large-capitalization, widely traded stocks on the Canadian exchange. Both mirror, or track, the performance of major stock market indexes as opposed to narrower ones focused on resources or themes, such as solar power or biotech.

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New firm keeps its dividend promise

NUTRIEN LTD. $65 (Toronto symbol NTR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 644.2 million; Market cap: $41.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: n.a.; Dividend yield: 3.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.nutrien.com) is the new firm formed by the merger of Agrium (old symbol AGU) and rival fertilizer… Read More

This resources merger has a bright future

NUTRIEN LTD. $59 (Toronto symbol NTR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 643.8 million; Market cap: $38.0 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.7; Dividend yield: 3.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.nutrien.com) is the new firm formed by the merger of Agrium (old symbol AGU) and rival fertilizer… Read More