Get a 4.3% yield from Emera Inc.

Get a 4.3% yield from Emera Inc.

Asset sales will impact the company’s revenue and earnings in the short term but the proceeds of those sales will let it pay down debt related to a recent acquisition.

Investors will also benefit from legal changes that make it easier for the company to raise… Read More

These current holdings aim to give you more

NUTRIEN LTD. $61 is a buy for investors. The stock (Toronto symbol NTR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares o/s: 572.9 million; Market cap: $34.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.8; Dividend yield: 3.9%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.nutrien.com) lets you tap the world’s largest producer of agricultural fertilizers, shipping about… Read More

Blue chip ETFs focus on Canada

Blue chip ETFs focus on Canada

These two blue chip ETFs hold mostly large-capitalization, widely traded stocks on the Canadian exchange. Both mirror, or track, the performance of major stock market indexes as opposed to narrower ones focused on resources or themes, such as solar power or biotech.

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Here’s 2 more stellar income picks for you

In addition to TC Energy (see page 101), we see Enbridge and Emera as solid long-term holdings for income-seeking investors.
Their recent acquisition of U.S. firms has broadened each company’s geographic footprint and will spur growth—as well as dividends—for years to come.
However, we think Emera is… Read More

Updating IGM Financial Inc., Emera Inc. and Stanley Black & Decker Inc.

IGM FINANCIAL INC. $38 (Toronto symbol IGM; Conservative-Growth Payer Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 238.3 million; Market cap: $9.1 billion; Dividend yield: 5.9%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.igmfinancial.com) is Canada’s largest independent mutual-fund provider with $161.7 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2019.
IGM last… Read More

Get 4.2% yield from Emera Inc.

Get 4.2% yield from Emera Inc.

Improved sales of electricity and natural gas led to a 17.1% jump in earnings for this company during the most-recent quarter. At the same time, its recent $13.9 billion acquisition continues to bolster its earnings.

A recent law change will make it easier for the company… Read More

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

Here are 5 Canadian dividend stocks we recommend holding in your portfolio
One of the key points in our three-part investment advice is to invest mainly in well-established dividend-paying stocks. Successful investors pay a lot of attention to dividend yields from Canadian dividend stocks. Dividends can… Read More