Get a 5.4% yield from TransAlta Renewables

Get a 5.4% yield from TransAlta Renewables

Higher power generation helped spur this firm’s revenue 6.8% in the most-recent quarter. 

At the same time, clean, renewable power—and the stable cash flow it produces—holds a lot of conceptual appeal for investors. A diverse mix of long-term hydroelectric, wind and solar power contracts will help… Read More

Wind power in safe jurisdictions offers you a 6.4% yield

Wind power in safe jurisdictions offers you a 6.4% yield

Lower power generation was largely responsible for this renewable energy generator’s  13.6% drop in revenue during the most recent quarter.

However, selling wind power under long-term guaranteed contracts to clients including its parent company makes this firm’s high dividend relatively safe.

TRANSALTA RENEWABLES, (Toronto symbol RNW; www.transaltarenewables.com),… Read More

This renewables leader cuts your risk

This month, we’re adding a new buy for our Canadian Wealth Advisor subscribers. TransAlta Renewables supports its high dividend for investors by selling wind power under long-term guaranteed contracts. That includes electricity sales to its top-quality parent, TransAlta Corp. The company further cuts risk for investors by… Read More

COVID-19 boosts the appeal of Utilities ETFs

Central banks are keeping interest rates down in order to counter the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. (The Supplement on page 69 offers you more info on how high deficits and low interest rates in the wake of the coronavirus will affect governments going… 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

Great time for you to buy

TC ENERGY INC., $57.86, is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol TRP; Shares o/s: 939.8 million; Market cap: $54.4 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 5.6%; www.transcanada.com) generates steady cash flow for investors mainly through its 92,600-kilometre pipeline network; it pumps natural gas from Alberta to eastern… Read More