Rising dividend offsets a modest yield

Broadridge’s rising revenue and earnings give it lots for room to keep increasing its dividend. With its higher share price, the current dividend yields a modest 1.4%.
Until April 2007, the company was a subsidiary of Automatic Data Processing (ADP) . That’s when ADP set it… Read More

U.S. activist investor has plans for Canada’s Open Text

U.S. activist investor has plans for Canada’s Open Text

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his opinion on a Canadian software specialist that has attracted an activist investor from the U.S.

Open Text has a broad international market for its software, but the activist investor aims to raise the company’s… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, May 18, 2018

SUN LIFE FINANCIAL INC., $55.83, Toronto symbol SLF, provides several financial services, including life insurance, individual wealth management and institutional asset management. Its clients are spread across North America and Asia.

With the June 2018 payment, the company will increase its quarterly dividend by 4.4%, to… Read More

Here’s our Pick of the Month

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS $115.09 New York symbol BR; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (201-714-3000; www.broadridge.com; Shares outstanding: 116.7 million; Market cap: $13.6 billion; Dividend yield: 1.3%) serves the investment industry in three main areas: investor communications, securities processing and transaction clearing.
Broadridge is trading near new all-time highs this week after… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, May 11, 2018

SYMANTEC CORP., $19.52, symbol SYMC on Nasdaq, sells computer-security technology, including antivirus and email-filtering software, to businesses and consumers.

The stock dropped 32% today after the company unexpectedly said it was looking into unspecified financial issues. It also warned it may have to amend financial results… Read More