Different Makes a Difference

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Discover the Extras in the Ordinary

By Cory O'Krainetz B.Sc., Equity Analyst
Monday, May 03, 2021

In the post-pandemic world, we believe that boring will be rewarding.

Bond yields are uncommonly low, even negative in some cases, and offer very little income for savers. Ultra-low interest rates have also helped inflate stock prices in many sectors, yet many of Canada’s most admired dividend-paying companies have been left behind. Utilities and telecoms may not be glamorous, but they play an important role in portfolios, providing a relatively stable source of income and growth.

My presentation from this year's Odlum Brown Annual Address examines why the humdrum dividend-paying stocks like utilities and telecoms are particularly attractive in today’s market.

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