Income Trusts

11 Canadian Dividend Growth Stocks Increasing Dividends

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. Each month I update readers of all the dividend increases in the Canadian Dividend All-Star List (Canadian comp ...

More Fallout at the Caisse's Otéra Capital?

Hugo Joncas of TVA Nouvelles wrote an article discussing why a director of the Caisse's real estate lending subsidiary, Otéra Capital, was fired back in May. The article is in French but I used Google translate and some editing so my readers can get the gist of it:The Caisse de dépôt dismissed a ...

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,” ...

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 ...

14 Canadian Dividend Growth Stocks Increasing Dividends

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. Each month I update readers of all the dividend increases in the Canadian Dividend All-Star List (Canadian comp ...

3 Canadian Dividend Growth Stocks Increasing Dividends

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. I missed February and March, but normally each month I update readers of all the dividend increases in the Canad ...

Q: Pat, we really appreciate the research and information you and your team provide. Could you please give us your opinion on possible investment in Boston Pizza Royalties Fund (BPF-UN.TO)? Thanks.

A: Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund, $17.53, symbol BPF.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 21.8 million; Market cap: $382.2 million; www.bpincomefund.com), holds certain trademarks and trade names used by Boston Pizza International at its Boston Pizza restaurants in Canada (but not those in the U. ...

What are the pros and cons of investing in private REITs?

Q. Over the years I have done well investing in a private Real Estate Income Trust (REIT) and I wonder why they are not recommended more often by advisors. Am I missing something? And where can I find more information on REITs?– Jeff A. This is a great question, Jeff. For those who aren’t famil ...

Caisse Gains 4.2% in 2018

CTV News Montreal reports, Caisse de Depot grew 4.2% in 2018, bought more shares in SNC-Lavalin:The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec had a 4.2 per cent return on investment for the 2018 fiscal year, the lowest rate of return since 2011 – but higher and Quebec's baseline index of 2.4 percent ...

50 top Canadian stock picks for 2019 as chosen by the pros

Last year was a rough one for investors, with markets turning in their worst performance in 10 years. And volatility promises to be a constant challenge for investors in 2019. But where there is upheaval there is also opportunity, and the drop in valuations means there are potential bargains to be ...