Dividends

8 Lessons I Learned from One of My Worst Dividend Growth Investments, A 5-Part Series. Lessons 1 & 2

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links (AL), meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. See disclaimer. They say the hardest lessons in life are learned through experience. Well let’s just say a 38.6% loss in about ...

ENB.PR.Y : Convert or Hold?

It will be recalled that ENB.PR.Y will reset at 3.737% effective September 1, 2019 ENB.PR.Y is a FixedReset, 4.00%+238, that commenced trading 2013-6-6 after being announced 2013-5-28. It is tracked by HIMIPref™ but relegated to the Scraps – FixedReset (Discount) subindex on credit concerns. Th ...

FTN.PR.A : Semi-Annual Report, 2019

Financial 15 Split Corp has released its Semi-Annual Report to May 31, 2019. Figures of interest are: MER: 1.01% of the whole unit value, adjusted “to reflect the normal operating expenses of the Company excluding any one time offering expenses. ” Average Net Assets: We need this to calculate p ...

LCS.PR.A Seeks Mandate Change to Broaden Portfolio

Brompton Group has announced: that it will hold a special meeting (the “Meeting”) of holders of Class A Shares and Preferred Shares (the “Shareholders”) of Brompton Lifeco Split Corp. (the “Fund”). The purpose of the Meeting is to consider and vote upon an extraordinary resolution to im ...

2 Canadian Dividend Growth Stocks Increasing Dividends

Each month I update readers of all the dividend increases in the Canadian Dividend All-Star List (Canadian companies that have increased their dividend for 5 or more years in a row.) along with a summary of these companies. Tracking recent dividend increases can be a good way to generate new div ...

MAPF Performance: July, 2019

Malachite Aggressive Preferred Fund’s Net Asset Value per Unit as of the close July 31, 2019, was $8.1297. Returns to July 31, 2019 Period MAPF BMO-CM “50” Preferred Share Index TXPR*Total Return CPD – according to Blackrock One Month +0.50% +1.51% +1.31% N/A Three Months -3.58% ...

BMO.PR.T : Convert or Hold?

It will be recalled that BMO.PR.T will reset at 3.624% effective August 25, 2019 BMO.PR.T is a FixedReset, 3.90%+224, NVCC-compliant issue that commenced trading 2014-6-6 after being announced 2019-05-28. It is tracked by HIMIPref™ and is assigned to the FixedReset (Discount) subindex. The most l ...

RY.PR.H : Convert or Hold?

It will be recalled that RY.PR.H will reset At 3.65% effective August 24, 2019. RY.PR.H is a FixedReset, 3.90%+226, NVCC-Compliant issue that commenced trading 2014-6-3 after being announced 2014-5-23. The bank gave notice of extension on 2019-7-22. The issue is tracked by HIMIPref™ and has been ...

ENB.PR.Y To Reset to 3.737%

Enbridge Inc. has announced: that it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem its currently outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Preference Shares, Series 3 (Series 3 Shares) (TSX: ENB.PR.Y) on September 1, 2019. As a result, subject to certain conditions, the holders of the Series 3 Shares ha ...

How the Dividend Income of Canadian Dividend Growth Stocks Did During the 2008-2009 Global Financial Crisis

57%* of dividend-paying firms across the world either cut (43%*) or eliminated their dividend (14%*) during the financial crisis of 2008-2009 and “the year after 2008’s global market decline, aggregate dividends fell by 20%.”* *Source: “Global Dividend-Paying Stocks: A Recent History,” ...