Military contracts support Calian Group Ltd 3.4% yield

Improved software and training sales due to recent acquisitions helped generate a 21.7% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter.

A recent software release and other contracts emphasize the company’s strong relationships with the defense community.

The stock yields 3.4% after the most recent dividend… Read More

Updating Calian Group Ltd.

CALIAN GROUP LTD. $28 (Toronto symbol CGY; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding; 7.8 million; Market cap: $218.4 million; Dividend yield: 4.0%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; has two main operations: Business and Technology Services (70% of revenue) provides clients with engineers, health-care… Read More

Updating Gannett Co., Inc., Calian Group Ltd., and SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

GANNETT CO., INC. $11 (New York symbol GCI; Cyclical- Growth Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector: Shares outstanding: 113.7 million; Market cap: $1.3 billion; Dividend yield: 5.8%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Average; publishes newspapers in the U.S. and U.K., including its flagship daily, USAToday.
The company pays a quarterly dividend of $0.16… Read More

Niche markets protect their high yields

These two firms are leaders in their individual markets. That helps offset their cyclical risk, and lets them maintain their high dividend yields.
RUSSEL METALS INC. $29 (Toronto symbol RUS; Cyclical- Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 62.0 million; Market cap: $1.8 billion;… Read More