High-yielding REIT focuses on German properties

Pat McKeough responds to many requests from members of his Inner Circle, looking for specific advice on the stock market, investment strategy and the economy. Every week, his comments and recommendations on the most intriguing questions of the past week go out to all Inner… Read More

This Canadian REIT’s high yield is built in Europe

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle asked him about a Canadian REIT that does most of its business outside the country.

Almost all of Dream Global REIT’s properties are in Germany and the Netherlands. Economic conditions in both countries suggest rental income is secure… Read More

Q: Pat: What do you think of Dream Global REIT? It has a good dividend and offers international diversification in the real estate business.

A: Dream Global REIT, $11.05, symbol DRG.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 175.1 million; Market cap: $1.9 billion; www.dream.ca/global), is a Canadian real estate investment trust that focuses on investing outside the country. It aims to grow by acquiring various types of properties in certain European… Read More

Laurentian Bank offers high dividend yield

Laurentian Bank offers high dividend yield

This Canadian continues to increase its earnings and expand its Internet operations outside of Quebec, but strong competition from the Big Five may frustrate its growth.

LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA (Toronto symbol LB; www.laurentianbank.ca)is Canada’s eight-largest publicly traded bank, with total assets of $43.1 billion.

Laurentian Bank… Read More

Dividend Stocks: Research pays off for Pfizer

Dividend Stocks: Research pays off for Pfizer

The leading drugmaker continues to use share buybacks to increase shareholder value as it bolsters its revenue and earnings.

PFIZER INC. (New York symbol PFE; www.pfizer.com) is one of the world’s leading prescription drugmakers. Its top-selling brands include Lyrica (epilepsy), Celebrex (arthritis pain), Prevnar (pneumonia)… Read More