Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2019. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF mirror, respectively, subindexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend… Read More

Rising dividends and cash flow should boost Emera’s appeal

Rising dividends and cash flow should boost Emera’s appeal

This multinational power plant and electricity provider expects $6.5 billion in new projects to increase its cash flow and help lift its dividend. The expanded operations should also help it pay down its debt following a major acquisition.


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EMERA INC. (Toronto symbol EMA; www.emera.com) owns… Read More

Their high yields come with steady gains

While they sometimes lack high-growth potential, utilities are generally stable, profitable businesses with limited competition—and they offer investors high yields. As a result, as a group, they have a better long-term stock market performance than the overall market and come with less volatility and risk.
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U.S. expansion pays off for Emera

EMERA INC. $50 (Toronto symbol EMA; Income Portfolio, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 235.9 million; Market cap: $11.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.8; Dividend yield: 4.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.emera.com) owns 100% of Nova Scotia Power, that province’s main electricity supplier. It contributes 20% of Emera’s earnings.
The remaining 80%… 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