Regulated assets support their dividends

Rising interest rates are generally bad news for utility stocks, as they increase their borrowing costs at the same time they make bonds more attractive to investors who might otherwise invest in utilities. However, steady cash flows from Canadian Utilities’ regulated businesses will let it… Read More

Three solid picks for income seekers

The Bank of Canada recently raised its benchmark interest rate, from 0.5% to 1.0%, in response to rising inflation. It also signalled more hikes are likely in the coming months.
Generally, rising interest rates are bad news for high-yielding utility stocks, such as the three we… Read More