Sunday, September 27, 2020

Week in Review 39/20

 


Welcome and thanks for reading!

In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

 

Friday, September 25, 2020

Recent Buy - Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC.TO)

 

Monday, September 21st, I bought 170 shares of Manulife Financial Corporation at CA$ 18.39 per share plus commission.

 


Manulife Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups, and institutions in Asia, Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company offers individual life, and individual and group long-term care insurance; and guaranteed and partially guaranteed annuity products through insurance agents, brokers, banks, financial planners, and direct marketing. It also provides mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, group retirement and savings products, and institutional asset management services through agents and brokers affiliated with the company, securities brokerage firms, financial advisors, pension plan consultants, and banks; and banking products, such as deposit and credit products to Canadian customers. In addition, the company is involved in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance businesses; and run-off reinsurance operations, including variable annuities, and accident and health. Further, it manages timberland and agricultural portfolios; and engages in insurance agency, portfolio and mutual fund management, mutual fund dealer, life and financial reinsurance, and mutual funds marketing businesses. Additionally, the company holds and manages oil and gas properties; holds oil and gas royalties, and foreign bonds and equities; and provides investment management, counseling, advisory, and dealer services. Manulife Financial Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Recent Buy - Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (PNW)

 

Monday, September 21st, I bought 40 shares of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation at $ 69.56 per share plus commission.

 


Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, through its subsidiary, Arizona Public Service Company, provides retail and wholesale electric services primarily in the state of Arizona. The company generates, transmits, and distributes electricity using coal, nuclear, gas, oil, and solar generating facilities. Its transmission facilities consist of approximately 6,192 pole miles of overhead lines and approximately 49 miles of underground lines; and distribution facilities comprise approximately 11,191 miles of overhead lines and approximately 22,092 miles of underground primary cable. The company serves approximately 1.3 million customers. It owns or leases approximately 6,316 megawatts of regulated generation capacity. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Dividend Increase – Fortis Inc. (TSE:FTS)

 


Today, September 23rd the Board of Directors of Fortis Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.477 to CA$ 0.505 per share that’s payable December 1, 2020 to holders of record November 18, 2020. This represents a 5.87% increase over last quarterly dividend.

 

In addition, the Corporation has extended its targeted average annual dividend per common share growth of approximately 6% to 2025 based on a 2020 annualized dividend of $1.91. Effective December 1, 2020, the 2% discount offered on common share issuances under the dividend reinvestment plan will be reinstated.

 

With current price CA$ 52.90 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.82%.

 

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Week in Review 38/20

 


 

Welcome and thanks for reading!

In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

 

Friday, September 18, 2020

Dividend Increase – Emera Inc. (TSE:EMA)

 


 

On Wednesday, September 16th the Board of Directors of Emera Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.6125 to CA$ 0.6375 per share that’s payable November 15, 2020 to holders of record November 1, 2020. This represents a 4.08% increase over last quarterly dividend.

 

“Emera’s overall business continues to perform well despite the challenges of the global COVID-19 pandemic,” said Scott Balfour, President and CEO of Emera Inc. “We are pleased to be in a position to increase our dividend at a level consistent with our target growth rate, and to reaffirm our dividend growth rate target of four to five percent through to 2022.”

 

With current price CA$ 54.18 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.71%.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Dividend Income - August 2020




Summer is gone, autumn has begun and it is time to report my dividend income. In August 2020 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

 

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Week in Review 37/20

 


Welcome and thanks for reading!

In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Recent Buy - UGI Corporation (UGI)

 

Wednesday September 9th, I bought 80 shares of UGI Corporation at $ 33.47 per share plus commission.

 


 UGI Corporation distributes, stores, transports, and markets energy products and related services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through four segments: AmeriGas Propane, UGI International, Midstream & Marketing, and UGI Utilities. It distributes propane to approximately 1.6 million residential, commercial/industrial, motor fuel, agricultural, and wholesale customers through 1,800 propane distribution locations; and sells, installs, and services propane appliances, including heating systems and propane-powered generators. The company also distributes liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) to residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, wholesale and automobile fuel customers; and provides logistics, storage, and other services to third-party LPG distributors. In addition, it engages in the retail sale of natural gas, liquid fuels, and electricity to approximately 13,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers at 41,000 locations. Further, the company distributes natural gas to approximately 655,000 customers in the portions of 44 eastern and central Pennsylvania counties through its distribution system of 12,300 miles of gas mains; and supplies electricity to approximately 62,000 customers in northeastern Pennsylvania through 2,500 miles of lines and 14 substations. Additionally, it operates electric generation facilities, which include coal-fired, landfill gas-fueled, solar-powered, and natural gas-fueled facilities; a natural gas liquefaction, storage, and vaporization facility; propane storage and propane-air mixing stations; and rail transshipment terminals. It also manages natural gas pipeline and storage contracts; develops, owns, and operates pipelines, gathering infrastructure, and gas storage facilities; and offers heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, mechanical, and electrical contracting services. UGI Corporation was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Dividend Increase – Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

 


Yesterday September 9th the Board of Directors of Philip Morris International Inc. announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.17 to $ 1.20 per share that’s payable October 13, 2020 to holders of record September 24, 2020. This represents a 2.56% increase over last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price $ 80.47 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.96%.

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Week in Review 36/20

 


Welcome and thanks for reading!

In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

 

 

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