The pros and cons of stocks with high dividend yield

The pros and cons of stocks with high dividend yield

Are stocks with high dividend yield the most prized finds or bad investments in disguise?
Stocks with a high dividend yield are a key part of a successful portfolio—but at the same time, they can give investors a false sense of security. That’s because some investors… Read More

The highest-yielding Canadian dividend stocks: Here’s how to tell which ones to buy and which ones to avoid

The highest-yielding Canadian dividend stocks: Here’s how to tell which ones to buy and which ones to avoid

Investors interested in dividends should only buy the highest-yielding Canadian dividend stocks if they meet these criteria—and don’t have these risk factors
Dividend yield is the percentage you get when you divide a company’s current yearly payment by its share price.


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Here’s how to spot the best stocks for DRIP investing

Here’s how to spot the best stocks for DRIP investing

The best stocks for DRIP investing are high-quality, well-managed companies with a history of making dividend payments. Here’s how to find them.
Some dividend stocks give their shareholders the opportunity to participate in dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs). This lets investors use their dividends to buy new… Read More

How to tell if a stock paying a dividend will keep doing so

How to tell if a stock paying a dividend will keep doing so

7 suggestions on how to tell if a stock paying a dividend will continue to do so
We believe investors will profit most, and do so with the least risk, by buying shares of well-established, dividend-paying stocks with strong business prospects. That then raises the question,… Read More