New businesses enhance their prospects

METRO INC. $48 (Toronto symbol MRU; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding 227.4 million; Market cap: $10.9 billion; Dividend yield: 1.5%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; operates 600 grocery stores and 700 drugstores, in Quebec and Ontario.
With the March 2018 payment, Metro raised its quarterly dividend… Read More

Helly Hansen purchase already paying off

CANADIAN TIRE CORP. (Toronto symbols CTC $236 and CTC.A $155; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 66.8 million; Market cap: $10.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend yield: 2.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; owns 501 Canadian Tire stores. They sell automotive parts and products, and household and sporting goods… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, October 19, 2018

SNC-LAVALIN GROUP INC., $46.91, Toronto symbol SNC, is a leading Canadian engineering and construction company that specializes in large-scale infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, transit systems and water-treatment plants.

SNC last raised its quarterly dividend with the March 2018 payment. Investors now receive $0.287 a.. Read More