Canada’s 100 best dividend stocks

We’ve graded Canada’s 100 best dividend stocks based on yield, reliability and value. Here’s the full Retirement 100 list

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From the November 2014 issue of the magazine.

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Name Ticker Industry Industry Subgroup Market Cap ($M) Price (Sept 8, 2014) Price (Sept 8, 2014) Dividend Yield Dividend Yield Dividend Growth (5Yr Avg) Price/ Earnings Dividends/ Earnings Debt/ Equity Price/ Cash Flow Price/ Book One-Year Total Return Five-Year Total Return Grade
Agnico Eagle Mines AEM Metals & Mining Gold Mining $7,780 $37.08 $37.08 0.94% 0.94% 16.4% 31% 9.07 1.66 21.5% -44.0% D
Agrium AGU Chemicals Agricultural Chemicals $14,720 $102.43 $102.43 3.20% 3.20% 90.6% 17.10 55% 60% 5.93 1.88 19.3% 98.4% C
Alimentation Couche-Tard ATD.B Retail – Consumer Staples Retail-Convenience Store $21,094 $37.26 $37.26 0.48% 0.48% 23.8% 23.18 11% 60% 13.10 4.69 81.2% 493.6% D
AltaGas ALA Oil, Gas & Coal Pipelines $6,836 $51.48 $51.48 3.44% 3.44% -5.7% 37.85 130% 114% 15.32 2.85 50.7% 311.3% D
ARC Resources ARX Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $9,442 $29.79 $29.79 4.03% 4.03% -6.8% 33.85 136% 26% 9.18 2.73 16.0% 125.2% D
ATCO ACO.X Utilities Electric-Integrated $5,318 $46.13 $46.13 1.86% 1.86% 11.1% 13.33 25% 116% 2.81 1.79 6.6% 141.6% B
Bank of Montreal BMO Banking Banking $54,446 $84.23 $84.23 3.70% 3.70% 1.7% 12.98 48% 213% 1.80 30.5% 104.4% A
Bank of Nova Scotia BNS Banking Banking $87,478 $71.87 $71.87 3.67% 3.67% 5.2% 12.18 45% 260% 215.86 1.98 24.5% 95.0% B
Barrick Gold ABX Metals & Mining Gold Mining $21,395 $18.37 $18.37 1.19% 1.19% -14.2% 82% 5.42 1.48 -6.5% -53.4% F
Baytex Energy BTE Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $7,568 $45.57 $45.57 6.32% 6.32% 6.7% 28.30 179% 86% 8.83 2.88 15.8% 153.8% D
BCE Inc BCE Telecom Telecom Services $38,245 $49.15 $49.15 5.03% 5.03% 16.2% 18.55 93% 120% 5.96 3.42 16.4% 135.9% C
Bombardier BBD.B Aerospace & Defense Diversified Manufacturer $6,442 $3.65 $3.65 2.74% 2.74% 0.0% 12.36 34% 335% 5.01 2.47 -23.9% -12.0% D
Brookfield Asset Management BAM.A Asset Management Real Estate $32,373 $51.60 $51.60 1.36% 1.36% 3.5% 10.73 15% 102% 11.52 1.57 43.2% 148.7% B
CAE Inc CAE Aerospace & Defense Aerospace/Defense Equipment $3,632 $13.72 $13.72 2.04% 2.04% 13.9% 19.06 39% 80% 13.66 2.53 21.4% 65.8% D
Cameco CCO Metals & Mining Non-Ferrous Metals $8,220 $20.77 $20.77 1.93% 1.93% 10.8% 15.39 30% 34% 29.44 1.48 3.1% -26.5% B
Canadian National Railway CNR Transportation & Logistics Transport-Rail $66,023 $80.69 $80.69 1.24% 1.24% 14.3% 23.87 30% 57% 16.42 4.95 63.2% 223.0% D
Canadian Natural Resources CNQ Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $48,836 $44.72 $44.72 2.01% 2.01% 30.5% 14.91 30% 49% 5.99 1.80 40.7% 44.9% B
Canadian Oil Sands COS Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $10,598 $21.87 $21.87 6.40% 6.40% 1.5% 13.50 86% 34% 11.28 2.22 14.6% 9.7% B
Canadian Pacific Railway CP Transportation & Logistics Transport-Rail $38,892 $225.79 $225.79 0.62% 0.62% 7.2% 38.27 24% 66% 18.86 5.47 80.7% 359.2% D
Canadian Tire CTC.A Retail – Discretionary Retail-Discount $9,204 $113.91 $113.91 1.76% 1.76% 15.5% 15.89 28% 56% 16.71 1.74 26.5% 114.0% B
Canadian Utilities CU Utilities Gas-Distribution $10,427 $39.68 $39.68 2.70% 2.70% 8.5% 19.36 52% 128% 5.69 2.56 17.9% 149.6% D
Canadian Western Bank CWB Banking Banking $3,224 $40.16 $40.16 1.99% 1.99% 11.6% 15.15 30% 38% 4.16 2.11 37.2% 142.2% C
CCL Industries CCL.B Containers & Packaging Containers-Metal/Glass $3,944 $113.98 $113.98 1.05% 1.05% 9.9% 25.85 27% 68% 10.48 3.47 57.5% 463.7% D
Cenovus Energy CVE Oil, Gas & Coal Oil-Integrated $25,434 $33.60 $33.60 3.17% 3.17% 21.82 69% 50% 7.41 2.44 12.2% D
CI Financial CIX Asset Management Asset Management $10,058 $35.28 $35.28 3.40% 3.40% 7.8% 21.25 72% 26% 15.66 5.30 12.6% 113.4% C
CIBC CM Banking Banking $42,073 $105.97 $105.97 3.77% 3.77% 2.3% 13.38 51% 143% 2.46 34.2% 115.5% B
Constellation Software CSU Software Computer Software $5,785 $272.99 $272.99 1.60% 1.60% 73.2% 54.88 88% 105% 16.96 20.62 60.4% 769.4% D
Crescent Point Energy CPG Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $18,101 $42.75 $42.75 6.46% 6.46% 0.0% 82.21 531% 29% 7.48 1.95 19.1% 62.2% D
Dollarama DOL Retail – Consumer Staples Retail-Discount $6,263 $94.42 $94.42 0.68% 0.68% 25.87 18% 73% 21.39 8.55 26.4% F
Eldorado Gold ELD Metals & Mining Gold Mining $5,802 $8.10 $8.10 0.25% 0.25% 11% 17.67 1.01 -7.4% -31.0% D
Emera EMA Utilities Electric-Integrated $4,800 $33.78 $33.78 4.29% 4.29% 7.5% 17.06 73% 106% 6.30 1.90 18.8% 100.6% B
Empire EMP.A Retail – Consumer Staples Food-Retail $6,960 $75.40 $75.40 1.43% 1.43% 8.1% 21.79 31% 61% 8.16 1.22 -7.7% 90.5% C
Enbridge ENB Oil, Gas & Coal Pipelines $46,914 $55.43 $55.43 2.53% 2.53% 13.6% 34.86 88% 152% 16.46 5.18 31.7% 217.3% D
Encana ECA Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $18,302 $24.70 $24.70 1.24% 1.24% -25.3% 51.35 64% 88% 5.38 2.46 38.5% -4.9% F
Enerplus ERF Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $4,552 $22.18 $22.18 4.87% 4.87% -18.0% 54.10 263% 55% 4.78 2.33 28.8% 42.5% D
Fairfax Financial Holdings FFH Insurance Property/Casualty Ins $11,474 $504.69 $504.69 2.17% 2.17% 1.8% 20.23 44% 32% 20.50 1.19 24.7% 55.0% C
Finning International FTT Industrial Services Machine Tools $5,763 $33.46 $33.46 2.12% 2.12% 8.4% 17.34 37% 79% 10.14 2.92 60.1% 122.1% D
First Capital Realty FCR Real Estate Real Estate $3,927 $18.72 $18.72 4.59% 4.59% 1.0% 19.30 89% 117% 13.51 1.17 18.0% 99.7% C
First Quantum Minerals FM Metals & Mining Metal-Copper $14,634 $24.37 $24.37 0.41% 0.41% 55.1% 24.23 10% 55% 25.22 1.61 34.8% 74.8% C
Fortis FTS Utilities Electric-Integrated $7,298 $33.89 $33.89 3.78% 3.78% 4.3% 21.31 81% 127% 7.38 1.49 14.8% 64.4% C
Franco-Nevada FNV Metals & Mining Gold Mining $9,203 $59.05 $59.05 1.48% 1.48% 27.4% 300.06 444% 0% 36.50 2.62 25.6% 108.4% D
Genworth MI Canada MIC Insurance Financial Guarantee Insurance $3,609 $37.98 $37.98 3.69% 3.69% 9.52 35% 13% 25.23 1.10 37.4% 94.0% B
George Weston WN Retail – Consumer Staples Food-Misc/Diversified $11,083 $86.52 $86.52 1.94% 1.94% 2.9% 40.62 79% 102% 5.16 1.74 5.5% 84.9% C
Gibson Energy GEI Oil, Gas & Coal Pipelines $4,507 $36.40 $36.40 3.30% 3.30% 33.39 110% 80% 13.33 3.22 66.4% D
Gildan Activewear GIL Apparel & Textile Products Apparel Manufacturers $7,598 $62.14 $62.14 0.76% 0.76% 20.74 16% 7% 26.28 3.61 32.3% 189.1% D
Goldcorp G Metals & Mining Gold Mining $22,401 $27.54 $27.54 2.38% 2.38% 24.9% 17% 16.04 1.04 -7.7% -33.6% D
Great-West Lifeco GWO Insurance Life/Health Insurance $32,254 $32.29 $32.29 3.81% 3.81% 0.0% 13.20 50% 27% 5.84 2.01 12.2% 61.5% C
Home Capital Group HCG Specialty Finance Mortgage Banks $3,718 $53.07 $53.07 1.36% 1.36% 18.4% 13.25 18% 391% 2.83 59.9% 187.1% C
Hudson’s Bay HBC Retail – Discretionary Retail-Major Dept Store $3,232 $17.75 $17.75 1.13% 1.13% 130% 9.60 1.48 4.9% D
Husky Energy HSE Oil, Gas & Coal Oil-Integrated $31,663 $32.19 $32.19 3.73% 3.73% -3.0% 16.10 60% 20% 6.90 1.55 12.8% 37.8% C
IGM Financial IGM Asset Management Asset Management $13,179 $52.27 $52.27 4.11% 4.11% 1.0% 17.03 70% 27% 19.66 2.82 11.4% 56.6% C
Imperial Oil IMO Oil, Gas & Coal Oil-Integrated $47,330 $55.84 $55.84 0.93% 0.93% 5.4% 12.19 11% 28% 11.70 2.20 26.9% 46.2% C
Industrial Alliance Insurance IAG Insurance Life/Health Insurance $4,801 $48.00 $48.00 2.17% 2.17% 0.9% 12.09 26% 15% 1.48 16.6% 93.7% B
Intact Financial IFC Insurance Property/Casualty Insurance $9,580 $72.83 $72.83 2.64% 2.64% 7.9% 18.82 50% 22% 12.51 2.01 21.7% 153.0% D
Inter Pipeline IPL Oil, Gas & Coal Pipelines $11,870 $36.63 $36.63 3.52% 3.52% 9.0% 34.23 121% 151% 21.47 4.69 56.8% 425.8% D
Jean Coutu Group PJC.A Retail – Consumer Staples Retail-Drug Store $4,353 $23.18 $23.18 1.73% 1.73% 38.6% 12.33 21% 0% 15.39 4.53 31.0% 170.9% C
Keyera KEY Oil, Gas & Coal Gas-Distribution $8,142 $97.00 $97.00 2.66% 2.66% 6.7% 39.75 106% 90% 18.12 6.36 75.2% 542.9% F
Linamar LNR Automotive Auto Parts & Equipment $4,073 $62.86 $62.86 0.64% 0.64% 20.4% 14.06 9% 31% 6.93 2.71 89.3% 441.5% C
Loblaw L Retail – Consumer Staples Food-Retail $22,824 $55.18 $55.18 1.78% 1.78% 2.8% 229.92 408% 102% 9.89 1.50 23.2% 89.1% D
Magna International MG Automotive Auto Parts & Equipment $26,259 $123.52 $123.52 1.35% 1.35% 30.8% 14.85 20% 11% 8.94 2.51 49.2% 489.3% C
Manulife Financial MFC Insurance Life/Health Insurance $40,884 $22.00 $22.00 2.82% 2.82% -9.7% 10.28 29% 92% 4.88 1.47 27.6% 18.3% D
Methanex MX Chemicals Chemicals-Specialty $7,160 $75.72 $75.72 1.44% 1.44% 4.6% 13.71 20% 56% 8.73 3.64 50.7% 312.1% C
Metro MRU Retail – Consumer Staples Food-Retail $6,115 $71.58 $71.58 1.68% 1.68% 16.4% 15.33 26% 35% 13.71 2.30 9.7% 115.0% C
National Bank of Canada NA Banking Banking $17,444 $53.20 $53.20 3.61% 3.61% 8.2% 12.10 44% 386% 6.23 2.11 33.8% 116.7% C
Onex OCX Asset Management Private Equity $7,048 $63.41 $63.41 0.32% 0.32% 8.1% 15.22 5% 429% 4.16 5.80 23.2% 169.8% D
Open Text OTC Software Enterprise Software $7,618 $62.57 $62.57 1.21% 1.21% 31.62 38% 80% 16.49 4.24 72.2% 232.1% F
Pembina Pipeline PPL Oil, Gas & Coal Pipelines $16,507 $51.62 $51.62 3.37% 3.37% 1.7% 44.50 150% 42% 23.48 3.30 68.2% 361.1% D
Pengrowth Energy PGF Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $3,432 $6.49 $6.49 7.40% 7.40% -22.5% 45% 5.85 0.99 13.7% 3.3% D
Penn West Petroleum PWT Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $3,920 $7.92 $7.92 7.07% 7.07% -27.5% 31% 3.81 0.51 -30.7% -21.0% D
Peyto PEY Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $5,550 $36.11 $36.11 3.32% 3.32% -8.1% 27.99 93% 59% 10.56 3.98 27.0% 412.8% D
Potash Corp of Saskatchewan POT Chemicals Agricultural Chemicals $31,266 $37.70 $37.70 4.06% 4.06% 56.5% 21.03 85% 46% 11.33 3.20 25.1% 24.1% C
Power Corp of Canada POW Insurance Life/Health Insurance $14,609 $31.67 $31.67 3.66% 3.66% 0.0% 13.71 50% 26% 2.45 1.38 13.9% 37.7% B
Power Financial PWF Insurance Life/Health Insurance $25,104 $35.30 $35.30 3.97% 3.97% 0.2% 12.13 48% 47% 4.10 1.78 15.1% 51.1% A
Precision Drilling PD Oil, Gas & Coal Oil&Gas Drilling $3,674 $12.55 $12.55 1.91% 1.91% 18.46 35% 70% 6.21 1.49 17.4% 110.5% D
Progressive Waste Solutions BIN Waste & Environ Svcs & Equip Non-hazardous Waste Disposal $3,351 $29.09 $29.09 2.20% 2.20% -4.4% 24.87 55% 115% 7.00 2.32 16.1% 137.0% D
Quebecor QBR.B Telecom Multimedia $3,495 $28.44 $28.44 0.35% 0.35% 0.0% 494% 3.36 6.33 20.2% 137.9% F
Rogers Communications RCI.B Telecom Cellular Telecom $23,148 $44.64 $44.64 4.10% 4.10% 9.8% 15.34 63% 293% 6.16 4.49 8.0% 77.0% C
Royal Bank of Canada RY Banking Banking $116,490 $80.81 $80.81 3.71% 3.71% 6.7% 13.79 51% 232% 7.73 2.48 26.1% 72.4% C
Saputo SAP Consumer Products Food-Dairy Products $12,946 $66.11 $66.11 1.57% 1.57% 11.0% 23.87 38% 72% 19.91 4.64 41.1% 166.0% D
Secure Energy Services SES Oil, Gas & Coal Oil Refining & Marketing $3,125 $25.86 $25.86 0.77% 0.77% 55.02 43% 28% 16.41 4.34 87.4% D
Shaw Communications SJR.B Media Cable/Satellite TV $12,887 $27.61 $27.61 3.98% 3.98% 5.3% 16.43 65% 96% 7.32 2.74 18.7% 80.8% C
ShawCor SCL Oil, Gas & Coal Oil Field Equipment $3,352 $55.65 $55.65 1.08% 1.08% 0.7% 16.27 18% 53% 55.32 4.46 33.6% 124.9% D
Silver Wheaton SLW Metals & Mining Silver Mining $9,238 $25.80 $25.80 1.02% 1.02% 26.82 27% 29% 18.29 2.41 -3.1% 111.3% D
SNC-Lavalin Group SNC Engineering & Construction Svcs Engineering/R&D Services $8,434 $55.38 $55.38 1.73% 1.73% 10.8% 57.69 100% 63% 56.01 4.00 37.8% 25.3% F
Stantec STN Commercial Services Consulting Services $3,512 $75.05 $75.05 0.99% 0.99% 21.88 22% 39% 14.08 3.64 47.2% 175.6% D
Sun Life Financial SLF Insurance Life/Health Insurance $25,437 $41.59 $41.59 3.46% 3.46% 0.0% 29.50 102% 28% 21.65 1.64 30.9% 70.0% D
Suncor Energy SU Oil, Gas & Coal Oil-Integrated $63,810 $43.55 $43.55 2.57% 2.57% 30.3% 16.88 43% 27% 7.27 1.53 21.6% 34.9% C
Talisman Energy TLM Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $11,181 $10.79 $10.79 2.74% 2.74% 6.3% 55% 5.32 1.20 -6.2% -33.9% D
TD Bank TD Banking Banking $105,932 $57.44 $57.44 3.27% 3.27% 8.0% 14.06 46% 180% 3.55 2.09 30.6% 103.4% B
Teck Resources TCK.B Metals & Mining Diversified Minerals $13,921 $24.14 $24.14 3.73% 3.73% 21.55 80% 41% 5.78 0.75 -10.0% -2.2% C
TELUS T Telecom Telecom Services $24,158 $39.35 $39.35 3.86% 3.86% 9.3% 17.41 67% 114% 7.53 2.97 22.7% 178.6% C
TransAlta TA Utilities Electric-Integrated $3,289 $12.03 $12.03 5.99% 5.99% -6.1% 116% 4.33 1.56 -6.4% -21.3% D
TransCanada TRP Oil, Gas & Coal Pipelines $42,687 $60.30 $60.30 3.18% 3.18% 4.9% 24.71 79% 125% 10.10 2.53 37.6% 128.8% C
Trilogy Energy TET Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $3,609 $27.57 $27.57 1.52% 1.52% -12.1% 131.29 200% 95% 11.40 5.00 -0.3% 334.4% F
Veresen VSN Oil, Gas & Coal Pipelines $4,031 $18.27 $18.27 5.47% 5.47% 0.0% 52.20 286% 82% 17.12 3.38 67.4% 214.4% D
Vermilion Energy VET Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $7,249 $67.93 $67.93 3.80% 3.80% 2.0% 21.43 81% 59% 10.53 3.59 23.4% 206.3% C
West Fraser Timber WFT Construction Materials Forestry $4,897 $55.71 $55.71 0.50% 0.50% 4.5% 14.96 8% 24% 13.31 2.37 28.7% 345.4% C
WestJet Airlines WJA Passenger Transportation Airlines $3,908 $30.58 $30.58 1.57% 1.57% 14.36 23% 58% 7.05 2.35 37.1% 171.2% D
Whitecap Resources WCP Oil, Gas & Coal Oil & Gas – Exploration & Production $4,257 $17.33 $17.33 4.33% 4.33% 18.05 78% 32% 6.71 1.90 57.3% 1304.4% C
Yamana Gold YRI Metals & Mining Gold Mining $7,107 $8.07 $8.07 2.03% 2.03% 35.5% 24% 11.86 0.80 -29.5% -23.8% D

 

 


Norm Rothery, CFA, PhD, is the founder of StingyInvestor.com and tweets as @NormanRothery. He may hold some of the securities mentioned in this article.

3 comments on “Canada’s 100 best dividend stocks

  1. Teck Resources are down rioughly 25% since data was collected for this article!

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  2. It would be really great if we could down load the complete list in Excel to see and sort on all the columns shown in the magazine.

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    • I agree. I can use the table most effectively if I can compare data across companies. What a great learning tool it would be. Money Sense, can you provide this and save the drudgery of having to input the numbers manually into a spreadsheet.

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