New plants should keep dividends high

BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE PARTNERS L.P. $40.45 (Toronto symbol BEP.UN; Units outstanding: 296.3 million; Market cap: $12.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 6.3%; www.brookfieldrenewable.com) has interests in 217 hydroelectric generating stations, 77 wind farms and 537 solar power facilities. In all, it operates over 16,000 megawatts… Read More

Key acquisitions strengthen these renewables

BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE PARTNERS L.P. $40 (Toronto symbol BEP.UN; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Utilities sector; Units outstanding: 310.1 million; Market cap: $12.4 billion; Dividend yield: 6.5%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.bep.brookfield.com) has interests in 217 hydroelectric generating stations, 537 solar facilities, 77 wind farms, four biomass facilities and… Read More

Pembina and Innergex are both buys

PEMBINA PIPELINE $45.01 (Toronto symbol PPL; Shares outstanding: 502.4 million; Market cap: $22.6 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 3.9%; www.pembina.com) owns pipelines that carry almost all of B.C.’s oil and half of Alberta’s conventional oil. In addition, its network transports 30% of Western Canada’s natural… Read More