Here are key updates on 3 dividend payers

INTEL CORP. $56 remains a buy. The computer chip maker (Nasdaq symbol INTC; Conservative-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 4.0 billion; Market cap: $224.0 billion; Dividend yield: 2.5%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.intel.com) last raised your quarterly dividend by 5.3%… Read More

Spinoff would add to H&R’s value

H&R REIT says it wants to raise its unit price to narrow the gap between it and the REIT’s net asset value (NAV) per unit. As of December 31, 2020, NAV—the market value of its properties less any mortgage liabilities—stood at $21.93.
As we often remind… Read More

New ETFs that help investors cut their tax bill

This month, we look at three tax-efficient ETFs launched by Horizons earlier this year.
The ETFs don’t hold actual stocks or other investments, but rather financial instruments called “total return swaps” that replicate the returns of indexes.
Instead of paying dividends or interest that is taxable each… Read More

Q: Hi, all. May I have TSI’s opinion on Stryker Corp.?

A: Stryker Corporation, $206.97, symbol SYK on New York (Shares outstanding: 373.1 million; Market cap: $76.8 billion; www.stryker.com), is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. The firm is based in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Stryker’s investors benefit from its three business segments:

The Orthopaedics segment (37% of total revenue)… Read More