Potash Corp. & Agrium Inc. merger should pay off

Agrium Inc. has now completed its merger with Potash Corp. The new combined company, Nutrien, has benefited from higher commodity prices and better-than-expected cost cutting following the merger. This industry giant has also made strategic acquisitions to further spur its earnings.

The company has raised its… Read More

Merger savings help Nutrien expand

NUTRIEN LTD. $71 (Toronto symbol NTR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 594.6 million; Market cap: $42.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.2; Dividend yield: 3.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.nutrien.com) took its current form on January 1, 2018, through the merger of Agrium (old symbol AGU) and rival… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, May 24, 2019

CAE INC., $33.85, Toronto symbol CAE, is a leading maker of flight simulators for commercial and military aircraft. It also operates pilot-training schools in over 30 countries and makes mannequins and other medical-simulators for training health professionals.

CAE last raised its quarterly dividend with the September… Read More

Agrium is the better choice ahead of merger

Canadian regulators recently approved the proposed merger of Agrium and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan. Other countries still need to approve the deal, but the companies expect to complete the transaction by the end of 2017.

Under the terms of the agreement, Potash Corp. investors will… Read More