Saputo widens its market reach

SAPUTO INC. $39 (Toronto symbol SAP; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 388.7 million; Market cap: $15.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Dividend yield: 1.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; is Canada’s largest producer of dairy products, including milk, butter and cheese. It also operates dairies in the… Read More

Wireless growth will fuel dividend increases

BCE INC. $53 (Toronto symbol BCE; Income-Growth Portfolio, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 898.0 million; Market cap: $47.6 billion; Dividend yield: 5.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; is Canada’s largest traditional telephone service provider: it has 3.1 million residential customers in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and the Atlantic provinces. It… Read More