Get a 4.5% yield from Verizon

Get a 4.5% yield from Verizon

Subscriber growth and higher-value subscribers led to a 10.8% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter. 

The firm is selling its media businesses which have struggled in the face of strong competition. That will let it focus on its main wireless and high-speed… Read More

Get a 4.6% yield from Russel Metals

Get a 4.6% yield from Russel Metals

A new agreement to combine operations with a rival will help the firm compete in a more challenging energy market.

The firm already has a large client base and it should soon have a more diverse product offering and business platform.

RUSSEL METALS INC. (Toronto symbol RUS;… Read More

Key deal set to lift Russel dividend

RUSSEL METALS $34 is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol RUS; Cyclical-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 62.3 million; Market cap: $2.1 billion; Dividend yield: 4.5%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.russelmetals.com) has paid regular quarterly dividends of $0.38 a share… Read More