Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, August 9, 2019

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS INC., $125.75, New York symbol BR, serves the investment industry in three main areas: investor communications, securities processing and transaction clearing.

Starting with the October 2019 payment, Broadridge will raise its quarterly dividend by 11.3%. Investors will then receive $0.54 a share instead… Read More

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2019. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF mirror, respectively, subindexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend… Read More

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

BCE Inc. offers a 5.3% yield

BCE Inc. offers a 5.3% yield

Earnings rose 24.8% in the last five years for this leading telecom thanks to key acquisitions and net subscriber gains.

A recent alliance with a leading dollar-store chain should also help spur demand for the company’s wireless services, which currently contribute 36% of its revenues.

The stock… Read More

Acquisition readies Telus for 5G

Acquisition readies Telus for 5G

The company recently paid $931 million for new 600 MHz radio frequencies. The purchase is key to the launch of its ultrafast 5G wireless Internet service.

In the meantime, the stock yields a high 4.6% yield and the company has raised its dividend an average 8.6%… Read More

Telus further plans for 5G

TELUS $49.19 (Toronto symbol T; Shares outstanding: 600.0 million; Market cap: $29.6 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.4%; www.telus.com) is Canada’s third-largest wireless carrier, after Rogers Communications (No. 1) and BCE (No. 2). It also sells landline telephone and Internet services in B.C., Alberta and… Read More