These utilities offer income—and growth

PEMBINA PIPELINE $39.46 (Toronto symbol PPL; Shares outstanding: 389.5 million; Market cap: $15.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 4.4%; www.pembina.com) owns pipelines that carry almost all of B.C.’s oil and half of Alberta’s conventional oil. It also carries 30% of Western Canada’s natural gas… Read More

ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP. $11.64

ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP. $11.64 (Toronto symbol AQN; Shares o/s: 256.2 million; Market cap: $3.0 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 4.7%; www.algonquinpower.com) saw Emera Inc. (Toronto symbol EMA) sell 50.1 million shares in the company at $10.85 each. That represents a 75%… Read More

Emera cuts its AQN holdings

ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP. $11.64 (Toronto symbol AQN; Shares o/s: 256.2 million; Market cap: $3.0 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 4.7%; www.algonquinpower.com) saw Emera Inc. (Toronto symbol EMA) sell 50.1 million shares in the company at $10.85 each. That represents a 75%… Read More

ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP. $10.72

ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP. $10.72 (Toronto symbol AQN; Shares outstanding: 255.8 million; Market cap: $2.8 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 4.8%; www.algonquinpower.com) has tripled in size in the past three years, mostly through acquisitions.

The company’s regulated utility businesses now provide water,… Read More

Growth plans should keep dividends high

PEMBINA PIPELINE $29.06 (Toronto symbol PPL; Shares outstanding: 354.7 million; Market cap: $10.7 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 6.0%; www.pembina.com) owns pipelines that carry half of Alberta’s conventional oil, 30% of Western Canada’s natural gas liquids (NGLs) and almost all of B.C.’s conventional oil.

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Wind deal looks like a winner

ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP. $10.09 (Toronto symbol AQN; Shares outstanding: 240.5 million; Market cap: $2.4 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 5.0%; www.algonquinpower.com) has agreed to jointly develop the 150-megawatt Deerfield wind project in central Michigan with Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc.

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High yields from renewable power

ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP. $9.38 (Toronto symbol AQN; Shares outstanding: 239.5 million; Market cap: $2.3 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 5.3%; www.algonquinpower.com) has used acquisitions to nearly triple in size over the past three years and is planning more purchases.

The company’s… Read More

High yields backed by long-term contracts

ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP. $9.58 (Toronto symbol AQN; Shares outstanding: 238.9 million; Market cap: $2.3 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 4.9%; www.algonquinpower.com) has nearly tripled in size over the past three years through acquisitions. It plans to expand further with more purchases.

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