Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, June 7, 2019

ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP., $16.28, Toronto symbol AQN, operates through two main businesses: the Liberty Power Group produces and sells electricity from 39 clean energy facilities across North America; and the Liberty Utilities Group provides regulated electricity, natural gas, water distribution and wastewater collection… Read More

Slower sales weigh on General Mills

GENERAL MILLS INC. $44 (New York symbol GIS; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 596.8 million; Market cap: $26.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.6; Dividend yield: 4.6%; www.generalmills.com) is one of the world’s largest food makers. Its top brands include Big G (cereal), Green Giant (canned and… Read More

Keep holding these giant U.S. foodmakers

GENERAL MILLS INC. $42 (New York symbol GIS; Income-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 596.1 million; Market cap: $25.0 billion; Dividend yield: 4.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.generalmills.com) is one of the world’s largest foodmakers. Its top brands include Big G (cereal), Green Giant (canned… Read More

Q: Pat, may I have your thoughts on WPT Industrial REIT and Dream Industrial REIT? I was a shareholder of Pure Industrial REIT with great success until it was bought out. These warehouse REITs appear to be a great way to gain exposure to the online shopping phenomenon.

A: WPT Industrial REIT, $12.78, symbol WIR.U on Toronto (Units outstanding: 44.5 million; Market cap: $568.7 million; www.wptreit.com), is a Canadian REIT that owns and manages industrial properties in the U.S.

Right now, WPT has 54 properties in 15 states. In all, they include 18.1 million… Read More