Dividends

CM.PR.S Settles Firm on Good Volume

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has announced: that it has completed the offering of 18 million Basel III-compliant Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class A Preferred Shares Series 47 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (the “Series 47 Shares”) priced at $25.00 per share to raise gross procee ...

2018 Canadian Dividend Aristocrats

Looking for the best of the best dividend stocks? The Canadian Dividend Aristocrats list is the perfect place to start. To be included in the Canadian Dividend Aristocrats list, a Canadian company must match the following criteria. The company’s security is a common stock or income trust listed ...

Calculating the impact of tax reform

In a number of places around the world, it’s an exciting time to be a taxpayer — or tax attorney. That’s because a variety of countries have brought or are bringing tax cuts to fruition. At the end of 2017, the US saw the passage of a tax reform bill with many elements to it, ranging from hou ...

The Best Stocks With Dividends Share These Qualities

Characteristics of the best stocks with dividends typically include long dividend track record, along with market dominance Stock prices rise and fall. However, the best stocks with dividends like to ratchet their dividends upward over time—holding them steady in a bad year, and raising them in a ...

DFN.PR.A To Get Bigger

Quadravest has announced: Dividend 15 Split Corp. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has filed a preliminary short form prospectus in each of the provinces of Canada with respect to an offering of Preferred Shares and Class A Shares of the Company. The offering will be co-led by National ...

SBC.PR.A Semi-Annual Report 17H1

Brompton Split Banc Corp. has released its Semi-Annual Report to June 30, 2017. Figures of interest are: MER: “The MER per Class A share, excluding Preferred share distributions (which were covered by the portfolio’s dividend income), was 1.64% for the first six months of 2017 compared to 1.77% ...

Couch Potato Portfolio Returns for 2017

They contained no marijuana stocks and no bitcoin, but the Couch Potato portfolios put up another good year in 2017. Once again, investors were rewarded for simply following a disciplined, low cost, broadly diversified strategy and ignoring the blather of market forecasters. Before we get to the p ...

New Issue: NA FixedReset, 4.60%+458, NVCC-Compliant

National Bank of Canada has announced: that it has entered into an agreement with a group of underwriters led by National Bank Financial Inc. for the issuance on a bought deal basis of 8 million non-cumulative 5-year rate reset first preferred shares series 40 (non-viability contingent capital (NV ...

New Issue: NA FixedReset, 4.60%+258, NVCC-Compliant

National Bank of Canada has announced: that it has entered into an agreement with a group of underwriters led by National Bank Financial Inc. for the issuance on a bought deal basis of 8 million non-cumulative 5-year rate reset first preferred shares series 40 (non-viability contingent capital (NV ...

Tax reform: A year-end bonus for fixed income?

Despite the near non-stop drama of the legislative process, we ended December with the U.S. Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 being signed into law. What does this mean for fixed income investors? In my opinion, the news is overwhelmingly positive for the U.S. investment grade market; here are four reas ...