Is a higher dividend yield better? Not Always. Learn how to spot the good from the bad to avoid this costly mistake.

Is a higher dividend yield better? Not Always. Learn how to spot the good from the bad to avoid this costly mistake.

Investors interested in dividends should only buy the highest-yielding Canadian dividend stocks if they meet these criteria—and don’t have these risk factors
Dividend yield is the percentage you get when you divide a company’s current yearly payment by its share price.

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Dividend Investing vs. Value Investing

Dividend Investing vs. Value Investing

In choosing dividend investing vs value investing, it’s important to recognize that both can lead to favourable returns
To decide between dividend investing vs value investing, investors must first distinguish between the two. The best dividend stocks respond to tough economic times by doing their best to maintain,… Read More

Q: Hello, Pat, et al: I would be very interested in reading your comments on the ETF trading under the symbol XDIV. Thanks.

A: iShares Core MSCI Canadian Quality Dividend Index ETF, $24.36, symbol XDIV on Toronto (Units outstanding: 22.2 million; Market cap: $540.8 million; www.blackrock.com/ca), tracks the MSCI Canada High Dividend Yield 10% Security Capped Index.

This index aims to invest in Canadian stocks with above-average dividend yields… Read More