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

Q: Hi, Pat. Thank you for your wealth of investment knowledge over the years it has helped my family build a good financial foundation for the present and future. Please, tell us more about Real Matters Inc. (REAL) on Toronto. Look forward to your reply. Thanks.

A: Real Matters Inc., $11.85, symbol REAL on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 84.9 million; Market cap: $957.7 million; www.realmatters.com), provides technology and network management solutions to the mortgage lending and insurance industries in Canada and the U.S. The company is based in Markham, Ontario. Its clients… Read More

Q: Pat, may I have your thoughts on Dream Industrial REIT? This warehouse REIT appears to be a great way to gain exposure to the online shopping phenomenon.

A: Dream Industrial REIT, $7.98, symbol DIR.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 152.2 million; Market cap: $1.2 billion; www.dreamindustrialreit.ca), offers investors a  portfolio of industrial properties in North America and Europe.

The REIT, originally named Dundee Industrial REIT, first sold units to the public and began trading… Read More