I worked with an incredible team in Montreal, and know I have readers and owners of my book in Canada. This post is for you, though I can’t take any original writing credit on this one.
Start with an overview of what it’s like holding US companies in a Canadian portfolio.
Canadian companies that deliver investors annual dividend raises
The phrase ‘dividend aristocrat’ is not an “official” designation. In non-US countries, the criteria used to define and track companies with consecutive dividend raises varies. In Canada, according to this post, dividend achievers are dividend growth stocks with ten consecutive years of dividend raises (whereas Canadian dividend aristocrats have just 5 years of consecutive increases).
Here’s a nice post that shares some background on dividend investing, Canadian dividend payers, as well as 35 companies with 10 consecutive years of dividend increases.
3 best Canadian dividend growth stocks
In addition to sharing three Canadian investing opportunities this Sure Dividend article helps you understand more about dividend investing. Do yourself a favor and read it. It’s really quite good and it’s the sort of stuff you should be reading to learn more about investing. Sure Dividend writes at a level that is quite easy to understand and it’s really important to do so. You don’t want to be investing on faith and hope.
Why Canadian banks make great dividend investments
Here’s some more reading for Canadian investors.