Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2017. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF respectively mirror subindexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend… Read More

These renewables offer growth and income

BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE PARTNERS L.P. $39.30 (Toronto symbol BEP.UN; Units outstanding: 296.3 million; Market cap: $11.6 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 6.9%; www.brookfieldrenewable.com) has interests in 218 hydroelectric generating stations, 104 wind farms and 544 solar-power facilities. In all, it operates over 17,400 megawatts of generating… Read More

TRP hikes its dividend

TRANSCANADA CORP. $58.96 (Toronto symbol TRP; Shares outstanding: 914.0 million; Market cap: $54.6 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 5.1%; www.transcanada.com) operates a 91,900-kilometre pipeline network that pumps natural gas from Alberta to eastern Canada and the U.S. Its other operations include 4,900 kilometres of… Read More

TRP will lower its exposure to LNG

TRANSCANADA CORP. $56 (Toronto symbol TRP; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 914.0 million; Market cap: $51.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.9; Dividend yield: 4.9%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.transcanada.com) operates a 91,900-kilometre pipeline network that pumps natural gas from Alberta to eastern Canada and… Read More

Here are three top picks for 2019

Dear safe-money investor:
We’ve selected our top picks for 2019—one stock, one real estate investment trust (REIT) and one exchange-traded fund (ETF). Each offers an attractive combination of growth prospects and a reasonable price.
We feel that investors profit the most by holding a well-balanced portfolio… Read More

Green energy demand spurs their dividends

BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE PARTNERS L.P. $38 (Toronto symbol BEP.UN; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Utilities sector; Units outstanding: 310.0 million; Market cap: $11.8 billion; Dividend yield: 6.9%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.bep.brookfield.com) has interests in 218 hydroelectric generating stations, 544 solar power fields, 105 wind farms, four biomass facilities… Read More