Canadian blue chip stocks are big, well-established, dividend-paying corporations in Canada with strong business prospects.
Canadian blue chip stocks are investments in companies that also have sound management that should be able to make the right moves to keep competing successfully in a changing marketplace.
The root of the term “blue chip” stems from the game of poker, as the blue chips represent the highest value. Investing in blue chip stocks can give you an additional measure of safety in today’s turbulent markets.
Most of the best Canadian blue chips offer both capital gains growth potential and regular dividend income. The dividend yield is certainly one of the most concrete indicators of a sound investment. It is the percentage you get when you divide the current yearly dividend payment by the share or unit price of the investment. It’s an indicator we pay especially close attention to when we select stocks to recommend in our investment newsletters.
Most of the Canadian blue chip stocks you hold in your portfolio should offer good “value”—that is, they should trade at reasonable multiples of earnings, cash flow, book value and so on. Ideally, they should also have above average-growth prospects in expanding markets.
Find the best Canadian blue chip stocks to hold in your portfolio by following TSI Network and using our three-part Successful Investor strategy:
Invest mainly in well-established companies;
Spread your money out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry; Resources & Commodities; the Consumer sector; Finance; Utilities);
Downplay or avoid stocks in the broker/media limelight.
Trying to find Canadian blue-chip stocks that pay high dividends? First let’s take a look at what makes a blue-chip stock.
Start by looking for strong companies, a history of dividends and reliable yields when looking for the best blue-chip stocks with high dividends.
Top stocks today to invest in often exist outside the broker/media limelight and are more likely to undervalued and have lower risk. As well, they are very likely blue chips with a history of success and sustainable dividends
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