Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2020. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF mirror, respectively, sub-indexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend stocks… Read More

Enjoy 9.0% yield from IGM Financial Inc.

Enjoy 9.0% yield from IGM Financial Inc.

The market downturn has hurt fee revenue for this fund management leader. Still, the company’s ETFs have seen rising demand as investors look to strengthen their returns in this low-interest rate environment.

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IGM FINANCIAL INC., (Toronto symbol IGM; is Canada’s largest independent mutual-fund provider with… Read More

Investors can count on this dividend

ENBRIDGE INC. $40 is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol ENB; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $80.0 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.6; Dividend yield: 8.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; operates pipelines that pump oil and natural gas from Western Canada… Read More

You should opt for IGM over Great-West

Interest rate cuts in Canada and the U.S., along with coronavirus fears, will continue to hurt the performance of Great-West’s investment portfolio. The insurer relies on strong returns on those investments to help pay future claims. On the other hand, low rates should increase demand… Read More

A 27.9% earning jump for Power Corp.

A 27.9% earning jump for Power Corp.

Improved sales of life insurance, investment funds and other financial products drove the 27.9% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter.

A recent company reorganization should further unlock value for shareholders, already receiving a 4.9% dividend yield.

The stock nonetheless trades at just 10.4… Read More

Power Corp. unlocks investor value

POWER CORP. $34 is still a buy. The holding company (Toronto symbol POW; Conservative-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 377.4 million; Market cap: $12.8 billion; Dividend yield: 4.8%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; last raised its quarterly dividend by 6.0% with the June 2019 payment. Your… Read More