Our High-Growth Payers: Pembina Pipeline Corp.

PEMBINA PIPELINE CORP. $50 (Toronto symbol PPL; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio; Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 509.7 million; Market cap: $25.5 billion; Dividend yield: 4.6%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.pembina.com) owns pipelines that carry almost all of B.C.’s oil and half of Alberta’s conventional oil. In addition, its… Read More

Here’s our Pick of the Month

ALTAGAS LTD. $18.22 (Toronto symbol ALA; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (416-365-3535; www.altagas.ca; Shares outstanding: 275.6 million; Market cap: $5.1 billion; Dividend yield: 5.3%) processes, transports, stores and markets natural gas for producers. It also operates natural gas utilities and is a power generator, with gas-fired, coal-fired, wind, biomass… Read More

Their high yields come with steady gains

While they sometimes lack high-growth potential, utilities are generally stable, profitable businesses with limited competition—and they offer investors high yields. As a result, as a group, they have a better long-term stock market performance than the overall market and come with less volatility and risk.
The… Read More