Dividends

Here are some tips on how to find a best portfolio pick. Some of them might surprise you

Your best portfolio pick will almost always come from a high-quality stock with a history of paying dividends Investing is relative, not absolute. It’s an art, not a science. Every stock offers a balance of risk and potential reward. Above all, you’ll want to make sure that your best portfolio ...

April 2, 2020

It was a good day for oil: Canada’s main stock index rose on Thursday, led by energy shares as crude prices posted their biggest-one day gains on record on Thursday. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX Composite index finished unofficially up 221.39 points, or 1.72%, at 13,097.76. Nine of the ...

BRF.PR.A To Reset At 3.137%; Interconvertible with BRF.PR.B

Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. has announced (on April 1, they say, but I swear I looked on their site and on Globe Newswire that night and didn’t find anything): Brookfield Renewable Power Preferred Equity Inc. (“BRP Equity”) has determined the fixed dividend rate on its Class A Preferen ...

MATCO MARKET INSIGHTS – FOCUS ON DIVIDENDS, AVOID CYCLICALS

Despite a severe market correction brought on by fears of a global pandemic around the coronavirus, or COVID-19, Anil Tahiliani, a portfolio manager and vice-president at Calgary-based Matco Financial Inc., is hanging in with his portfolio selections and has in fact added to some existing holdings ...

Filing your clients’ 2019 taxes: what’s new and noteworthy

The Thursday, April 30 tax filing deadline for individuals is coming up fast. Here’s a summary of new limits, new rates, tax changes and new services. Tax filing season is upon us, and the first thing to note is the filing deadline: Thursday, April 30. For business owners and their spouses, the t ...

MAPF Performance : February, 2020

Malachite Aggressive Preferred Fund’s Net Asset Value per Unit as of the close February 28, 2020, was $7.6268. Returns to February 28, 2020 Period MAPF BMO-CM “50” Preferred Share Index TXPR*Total Return CPD – according to Blackrock One Month -6.27% -4.33% -3.38% N/A Three Month ...

MFC.PR.N : No Conversion To FloatingReset

Manulife Financial Corporation has announced (although not yet on their website): that after having taken into account all election notices received by the March 4, 2020 deadline for conversion of its currently outstanding 10,000,000 Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 19 (the “Serie ...

PVS.PR.H Soft on Good Volume

Partners Value Split Corp. has announced (on March 2, although not yet on their website): the completion of its previously announced issue of 6,000,000 Class AA Preferred Shares, Series 10 (the “Series 10 Preferred Shares”) at an offering price of $25.00 per Series 10 Preferred Share, raising g ...

BAM.PF.E To Reset At 3.568%

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has announced: that it has determined the fixed dividend rate on its Cumulative Class A Preference Shares, Series 38 (“Series 38 Shares”) (TSX: BAM.PF.E) for the five years commencing April 1, 2020 and ending March 31, 2025, and also determined the quarterly div ...

HSE.PR.E To Reset At 4.591%

Husky Energy has announced that it: is providing notice that the Company does not intend to exercise its right to redeem its Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares, Series 5 (Series 5 Shares) on March 31, 2020. As a result, subject to certain conditions, the holders of Series 5 Shares have the righ ...