COVID-19 boosts the appeal of Utilities ETFs

Central banks are keeping interest rates down in order to counter the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. (The Supplement on page 69 offers you more info on how high deficits and low interest rates in the wake of the coronavirus will affect governments going… Read More

Get a 5.2% yield from Pembina Pipeline Corp.

Get a 5.2% yield from Pembina Pipeline Corp.

New operations contributed to a 7.1% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter.

While its acquisition strategy has already benefited investors, its future purchases should further expand its reach, revenue and cash flow.

The stock trades at a low 8.0 times the company’s 2019… Read More

Telus expands a key niche

TELUS $47.42 (Toronto symbol T; Shares outstanding: 601.0 million; Market cap: $28.4 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.7%; is Canada’s third-largest wireless carrier after Rogers Communications (No. 1) and Bell Mobility (No. 2). The company’s wireless business has 9.89 million subscribers and… Read More

Pembina adds key assets

PEMBINA PIPELINE $48.92 (Toronto symbol PPL; Shares outstanding: 502.4 million; Market cap: $25.0 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 5.2%; will now acquire Kinder Morgan Canada (Toronto symbol KML) for $2.3 billion. That firm owns crude oil storage and terminal businesses at Edmonton and Vancouver wharves,… Read More