Refineries will support their dividends

When it comes to oil stocks, we recommend dividend investors stick with integrated producers such as Imperial Oil and Chevron. That’s because low oil prices lift profits at their refineries. The support that offers integrated firms makes their dividends more stable than those of pure-play… Read More

Three more value picks for you ETF portfolio

We continue to assess the merits of ETFs that have underperformed for investors over the past 3 years: Below we give you a snapshot of funds focused on global energy stocks, copper miners and U.S. telecoms. Each faces industry pressures that impact your returns. Still,… Read More

New projects set to spur your value

CHEVRON CORP. $110 remains a buy for investors. The leading integrated oil and gas producer (New York symbol CVX; Cyclical-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 1.9 billion; Market cap: $209.0 billion; Dividend yield: 4.3%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.chevron.com) last raised your quarterly dividend by 6.2%… Read More

Revenue gains lift debt for Parkland Fuel

Revenue gains lift debt for Parkland Fuel

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his advice on a gas-station, convenience store, and a fuel-distribution company active in Canada, the U.S., and the Caribbean.

Pat is impressed by the company’s ability to integrate numerous acquisitions as it keeps growing same-store sales… Read More