These two renewables deliver high yields

These two renewables deliver high yields

BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE PARTNERS L.P. $44.13 (Toronto symbol BEP.UN; Units outstanding: 296.3 million; Market cap: $13.1 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 6.3%; www.brookfieldrenewable.com) has interests in 219 hydroelectric generating stations, 106 wind farms and 545 solar-power facilities. In all, it operates over 17,400 megawatts of generating… Read More

TransAlta Renewables’ 7% yield is powered by wind

TransAlta Renewables’ 7% yield is powered by wind

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his views on one of Canada’s largest generators of wind power. The company is also among the country’s largest publicly traded renewable power firms.

Pat notes that renewable energy relies heavily on government subsidies, although the… Read More

Their high yields come with steady gains

While they sometimes lack high-growth potential, utilities are generally stable, profitable businesses with limited competition—and they offer investors high yields. As a result, as a group, they have a better long-term stock market performance than the overall market and come with less volatility and risk.
The… 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

Q: Hi: I bought TransAlta when it was $13.00 and it’s been on a downward spiral ever since. Do you see any improvement in the future? Thanks.

A: TransAlta, $7.33, symbol TA on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 287.9 million; Market cap: $2.1 billion; www.transalta.com), is one of the biggest operators of coal-fired electric generating plants in Alberta.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has mandated that electric plants phase out coal power in the province by… Read More