Dividends

CM.PR.O To Reset at 3.713%

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has announced: the dividend rates applicable to its Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class A Preferred Shares Series 39 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (the “Series 39 Shares”) and Non-cumulative Floating Rate Class A Preferred Shares Series 40 (Non-Viabili ...

AX.PR.G To Be Redeemed

Artis Real Estate Investment Trust has announced: that it has delivered formal notice to the holder(s) of its Preferred Units, Series G (the “Series G Units”) that, on July 31, 2019, the REIT will redeem all of the 3,140,300 outstanding Series G Units at a price of $25.3125 (the “Redemption P ...

Stocks That Pay Monthly Dividends

Dividend and income investors, particularly those in retirement, know the importance of distribution frequency when it comes to selecting the securities they invest in.  Although most companies pay quarterly dividends, there is a sizable amount of companies that pay their dividends monthly which ma ...

Buy value dividend stocks with sustainable payouts to boost your portfolio returns

Investing in value dividend stocks leads to gains—if you avoid stock picks that have high, but unsustainable, dividend payouts One of the best ways to pick value dividend stocks with sustainable dividends is to seek out companies that have been paying dividends for at least 5 to 10 years. Compani ...

June 21, 2019

The federal NDP released its platform: NDP leader Jagmeet Singh said his party would raise corporate taxes to 18% (from 15%) and tax capital gains at a [inclusion] rate of 75%.…The party would maintain the current small business tax rate of 9%. The NDP would also increase the top marginal tax rat ...

BlackRock's Canucks Shaking Up PE

Christine Idzelis of Institutional Investor recently reported that private equity is driving two Canadians at BlackRock crazy, and they're trying to fix it:BlackRock’s new private equity fund is nearing its first purchase of a company, with a chance it could do something unusual in the industry: ...

LCS.PR.A : Annual Report, 2018

Brompton Lifeco Split Corp. has released its Annual Report to December 31, 2018. LCS / LCS.PR.A Performance Instrument OneYear ThreeYears FiveYears TenYears SinceInception Whole Unit -18.1% +1.1% +2.2% +6.7% +1.5% LCS.PR.A +5.9% +5.9% +5.9% +5.6% +5.6% LCS -55.2% -12.1% -7.2% +6.2% -6.2% ...

EFN.PR.C : Convert or Hold?

It will be recalled that EFN.PR.C will reset At 6.210% effective June 30, 2019. EFN.PR.C was announced 2014-2-26 as a FixedReset, 6.50%+481, but was not added to HIMIPref™ at that time as the company did not have a credit rating. The company received an initial rating from DBRS on 2015-9-24 and H ...

MFC.PR.L : No Conversion to FloatingReset

Manulife Financial Corporation has announced (on June 5): that after having taken into account all election notices received by the June 4, 2019 deadline for conversion of its currently outstanding 8,000,000 Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 15 (the “Series 15 Preferred Shares”) ( ...

Maxed out your RRSP and TFSA? What’s next? Non-registered investments vs. HISAs or GICs

So, you’ve maxed out your registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) and tax-free savings account (TFSA). Maybe you’re a diligent saver. Or you’ve just sold a home or a business. Maybe you’ve inherited wealth. Whatever the reason, you’ve got additional money to invest. And if you were thin ...