Stantec is the better choice for investors

The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed the pace of new construction projects. But, the large backlog of orders for both of these leading engineering firms will help them rebound with the global economy. Still, for your new buying, we prefer Stantec given SNC’s new restructuring plan will… Read More

Get steady income with these industrials

These two Canadian industrial firms are leaders in their niche markets. Their strong reputations should continue to help them win new customers and contracts. Both of those are key to future dividend increases.
STANTEC INC. $43 is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol STN; Cyclical-Growth Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing… Read More

Contract boosts Stantec’s reputation

STANTEC INC. $41 is a buy. The stock (Toronto symbol STN; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 111.5 million; Market cap: $4.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Dividend yield: 1.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.stantec.com) offers you exposure to this leading seller of consulting, project-delivery, design… Read More

Their recent dividend hikes seem secure

THOMSON REUTERS CORP. $101 is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol TRI; Conservative Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 500.0 million; Market cap: $50.5 billion; Dividend yield: 2.1%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; www.thomsonreuters.com) last raised its quarterly dividend with the March 2020 payment. Investors now receive $0.38… Read More