Get a 4.3% yield from North West Company

Get a 4.3% yield from North West Company

The company has decided to provide healthcare services in an underserved area of the country.

This should benefit both the firm’s bottom line and its customers as patients use much-needed services and, in turn, boost sales, profit and dividends.

NORTH WEST COMPANY (Toronto symbol NWC; www.northwest.ca) sells… Read More

Use these updates to boost your returns: T. Rowe Price Group Inc., North West Company and Stantec Inc.

T. ROWE PRICE GROUP INC. $152 is a buy. The company (Nasdaq symbol TROW; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 227.6 million; Market cap: $34.6 billion; Divd yield: 2.4%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; www.troweprice.com) last raised its quarterly dividend by 18.4% with the March 2020 payment. The… Read More

North West hikes its dividend

NORTH WEST COMPANY $34.63, is a buy. This retailer (Toronto symbol NWC; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (www.northwest.ca; Shares outstanding: 48.8 million; Market cap: $1.7 billion; Dividend yield: 4.2%) sells food, and everyday products and services through 244 stores. Those locations are mainly in northern communities… Read More

Get a sustainable 5.4% yield from North West Company

Get a sustainable 5.4% yield from North West Company

This firm’s focus on remote regions helps protect it from bigger brick-and-mortar chains as well as online sellers.

A recent deal to sell certain stores should also protect future cash for investor dividends. 


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NORTH WEST COMPANY, (Toronto symbol NWC; www.northwest.ca) sells food and everyday products and… Read More

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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

Virtual meetings should spur your income

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies are now shifting their annual shareholder meetings away from physical locations to the Internet. Even after the current crisis ends, it’s likely many firms will continue these “virtual” meetings.
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Better networks help investors

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC. $50 remains a buy. The company (New York symbol VZ; Income-Growth Dividend Portfolio, Utilities sector, Shares o/s: 4.1 billion; Market cap: $205.0 billion; Dividend yield: 4.9%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; www.verizon.com) raised the dividend for its investors by 2.1% with the November 2019 payment. The new… Read More