Their Asian gains help offset a slower U.S.

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $22.46 (Toronto symbol MFC; Shares o/s: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $44.2 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.5%; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurer.
The company also sells other forms of insurance, including health, dental and travel plans; in addition, it offers mutual funds… Read More

Investing in stocks: The hidden drawbacks of split-share corporations

Investing in stocks: The hidden drawbacks of split-share corporations

Split-share corporations come with inherent drawbacks that can hand investors unexpected and unwelcomed costs before they’d planned
Split-share corporations: they’re just one of the areas that Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle can tap into our investment research. Members also get to ask investment questions of Pat and his… Read More

These two insurers just raised their dividends

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $22 (Toronto symbol MFC; Conservative-Growth Payer Portfolio; Finance sector; Shares o/s: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $44.0 billion; Dividend yield: 4.5%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurance provider. It also sells other forms of insurance, including health, dental and travel plans… Read More

These Canadian insurers thrive in Asia

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $23.19 (Toronto symbol MFC; Shares o/s: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $46.0 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 3.8%; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurer.
The company also sells other forms of insurance, including health, dental and travel plans; in addition, it offers mutual funds… Read More

Focus on Asia will help buoy these dividends

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $24 (Toronto symbol MFC; Conservative-Growth Payer Portfolio; Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $48.0 billion; Dividend yield: 3.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurance provider. It also offers other forms of insurance, including health, dental and travel plans,… Read More

Asia’s middle class drives these insurers

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $24.36 (Toronto symbol MFC; Shares o/s: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $49.3 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 3.6%; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurer.
The company also sells other forms of insurance, including health, dental and travel plans; in addition, it offers mutual… 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