These high yields reflect cyclical pressures

Russel Metals and Ford offer investors above average dividend yields. That’s mainly because they operate in cyclical industries with uneven cash flows. Even so, we feel their current dividends are sustainable.
RUSSEL METALS INC. $29 (Toronto symbol RUS; Cyclical-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares… Read More

These high-yielding automakers are still buys

TOYOTA MOTOR CO. ADRs $127 (New York symbol TM; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; ADRs outstanding: 1.5 billion; Market cap: $190.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend yield: 3.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.toyota. com) sold 2.24 million vehicles in its fiscal 2016 first quarter, ended June… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, May 25, 2018

TORONTO-DOMINION BANK, $76.40, Toronto symbol TD, raised its quarterly dividend 11.7% with the May 2018 payment. Investors now receive $0.67 a share, instead of $0.60. The new annual rate of $2.68 yields 3.5%.

The bank also reported-stronger-than-expected earnings for its fiscal 2018 second quarter, which ended… Read More