Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, February 19, 2021

INTACT FINANCIAL CORP., $144.33, Toronto symbol IFC, is a buy.

The company is Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance. Intact insures more than five million individuals and businesses. Its major brands are Intact Insurance, Canada BrokerLink and belairdirect.

Intact last raised its quarterly dividend by… Read More

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

Trimark Investments

One challenge with researching investments over time is that companies sometimes change names as they grow and mature. As you search through our archives, one such example of this you will find is Trimark investments.

Long known as Trimark Investments or AIM Trimark, the company changed… Read More

Get a 3.2% yield from Cisco Systems Inc.

Get a 3.2% yield from Cisco Systems Inc.

Businesses have put off IT spending during the pandemic, which led to a 9.3% drop in revenue for this provider during the most-recent quarter. 

While its orders should rebound in the new year, a new security software acquisition is poised to accelerate its turnaround. 


These U.S. techs offer you reliable income

Businesses have slowed their purchases of new computer equipment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That has weighed on the share prices of these two tech giants. However, recent acquisitions are set to expand their profits—and dividends—when demand recovers.