Fortis helps stabilize your portfolio

Fears of rising inflation and a possible recession continue to hurt stock markets. Despite the current uncertainty, we feel high-quality stocks like Fortis will continue to spur your returns.
The company gets most of its revenue from its regulated power and gas businesses, which gives it… Read More

Fortis remains our #1 income pick

In January when we decided on income pick for 2021, we considered a wide range of factors. They include the safety of a company’s dividend and how likely its underlying operations are to support regular dividend increases. That’s regardless of any future economic shock like… Read More

Fortis is now a continental leader

Over the past two decades, Fortis has transformed itself to add value for shareholders. From its start as a regional power provider for Atlantic Canada, the company has expanded and now serves more than 3.3 million power and gas customers across North America.
Fortis is now… Read More

U.S. businesses spur earnings for Fortis Inc.

U.S. businesses spur earnings for Fortis Inc.

Stronger earnings from this company’s U.S. operations as well as favourable currency movements helped lift its overall earnings by 10.9% in the most-recent quarter.

A series of recent U.S. acquisitions means the company now gets about 65% of its earnings from businesses south of the border.

The… Read More

More to Fortis than dividends

Several factors recommend Fortis as our top Income Portfolio buy for 2019. They include the company’s long history of annual dividend hikes and its plan to continue raising that payment over the next five years. Fortis has plenty of room to meet that goal: it… Read More

Savvy acquisitions lift Fortis

Dear client:
Since 2004, Fortis has successfully used acquisitions to speed up its growth. Generally, we feel it pays to take a skeptical view of firms that use that strategy to fuel their expansion. That’s because hidden problems with new businesses can limit any expected profit… Read More