This facilities operator offers a 6.7% yield

This facilities operator offers a 6.7% yield

This operator of senior-care facilities owns or manages more than 120 properties as well as home health-care branches.

The company enjoys steady cash flow in a growing business and recent acquisitions to expand its private-pay luxury facilities should help to offset a key risk for the… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, March 15, 2019

GREAT-WEST LIFECO INC., $31.41, Toronto symbol GWO, is Canada’s second-largest insurance company, after Manulife Financial (Toronto symbol MFC). It also offers mutual funds and wealth management services.

Starting with the March 2019 payment, the company raised its quarterly dividend by 6.2%, to $0.413 a share from… Read More

We prefer Extendicare for new buying

EXTENDICARE INC. $7.30 (Toronto symbol EXE; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (905-470-5534; www.extendicare.com; Shares o/s: 88.5 million; Market cap: $642.6 million; Dividend yield: 6.6%) owns 67 senior-care facilities in Canada. Together, they can house 8,950 residents on both a long- and short-term basis. The company manages… Read More

These high yields attract aggressive investors

DOREL INDUSTRIES INC. $17 (Toronto symbol DII.B; High-Growth Payer Portfolio; Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 32.4 million; Market cap: $550.8 million; Dividend yield: 9.4%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.dorel.com) makes ready-to-assemble home and office furniture; juvenile products such as car seats, strollers, high chairs, beds and cribs; and… Read More

Buy just one of these extra-risk picks

STANTEC INC. $31.13 (Toronto symbol STN; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (780-917-7288; www.stantec.com; Shares o/s: 113.9 million; Market cap: $3.5 billion; Divd. yield: 1.8%) sells consulting, project management, design and technology services. Most of its clients operate in the oil and gas, transportation and construction industries.
For the three months ended… Read More

These yields are high and sustainable

CHEMTRADE LOGISTICS INCOME FUND $16 (Toronto symbol CHE.UN; High-Growth Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Units o/s: 110.4 million; Market cap: $1.8 billion; Divd. yield: 7.5%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Average; www.chemtradelogistics.com) is one of the largest removal-service providers for firms that create acids and sulphur as by-products. The… Read More