A Yield to Caution

PIZZA PIZZA ROYALTY INCOME CORP. $9.77 (Toronto symbol PZA; Shares o/s: 24.6 million; Market cap: $240.3 million; Dividend yield: 8.8%; www.pizzapizza.ca) holds certain trademarks and trade names used by Pizza Pizza restaurants in Canada.
Those exclusive names are licensed to Pizza Pizza for 99 years. In return, it… Read More

Cisco prospers with acquisitions and research

CISCO SYSTEMS INC. $47 (Nasdaq symbol CSCO; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing sector; Shares outstanding: 4.5 billion; Market cap: $211.5 billion; Dividend yield: 2.8%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.cisco.com) makes hardware and software that links and manages computer networks.
The company paid its first quarterly dividend of $0.06… Read More