Q: I’d appreciate your comments on Canoe EIT. Its big dividend is attractive, but that often signals unidentified risk, I think. Thanks.

A: Canoe EIT Income Fund, $10.97, symbol EIT.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 123.3 million; Market cap: $1.4 billion; www.canoefinancial.com), changed its name from EnerVest Diversified Income Trust in November 2013. The stock symbol is unchanged.

Canoe EIT is a closed-end fund that invests in a portfolio… Read More

Get a 5.0% yield from Bank of Nova Scotia

Get a 5.0% yield from Bank of Nova Scotia

Despite the economic disruption brought on by COVID-19, including a 20.3% earnings drop in the fourth quarter, this bank still enjoys excellent prospects.

The stock trades at just 11.5 times the company’s 2021 earnings forecast.

BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA (Toronto symbol BNS; www.scotiabank.com) set aside $1.13 billion… Read More

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

Here are 5 Canadian dividend stocks we recommend holding in your portfolio during and after COVID-19
One of the key points in our three-part investment advice is to invest mainly in well-established dividend-paying stocks. The COVID-19 pandemic and the downturn it spurred in March 2020 highlight… Read More