Get 2.4% from Intact Financial Corp.

Get 2.4% from Intact Financial Corp.

This firm is one of our three 2020 #1 picks and has continued to perform well despite the serious impact of COVID-19 on the economy.

A recent acquisition that gives the company access to the U.S. market continues to drive growth for investors.

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Two of these picks just raised your dividends

GREAT-WEST LIFECO INC. $24 remains a hold. The company (Toronto symbol GWO; Conservative Growth Payer Portfolio, Finance sector; shares outstanding: 928.9 million; Market cap: $22.3 billion; Dividend yield: 7.3%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.greatwestlifeco.com) is Canada’s second-largest life insurer, after Manulife Financial. It also offers mutual funds and… Read More

We have key updates on your dividend payers: Intact Financial Corp., Calian Group Ltd. and Newell Brands Inc.

INTACT FINANCIAL CORP. $151 is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol IFC; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 143.0 million; Market cap: $21.6 billion; Dividend yield: 2.2%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.intactfc.com) will raise its quarterly dividend with the March 2020 payment. Investors will then receive… Read More

Mid-cap ETFs aim to lift your gains

Many investors overlook mid-cap stocks, thinking that a combination of large- and small-cap stocks will provide their portfolios with all the diversification they really need. However, as a group, U.S. mid-cap stocks have often performed better than large caps and are generally less risky than… Read More

U.S. unit helps you to a 25% gain

INTACT FINANCIAL CORP., $138, is a buy. The stock (Toronto symbol IFC; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares o/s: 139.2 million; Market cap: $19.2 billion; Dividend yield: 2.2%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.intactfc.com) gives you exposure to Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance.
In March 2019,… Read More