Income Trusts

What Happened to the Income Trusts?

This article was published in the September 2011 edition of the Canadian MoneySaver, and is posted here with permission. For more information visit January 1st, 2011, was the deadline for Canadian income trusts (other than REITs – Real Estate Investment Trusts) to convert to corporations. I examine the basic changes of income trusts into corporations, and what’s happened to these high-yield dividend payers. Now that almost all income trusts have converted to corporations, ...

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Dividend Investing – Telecom, Real Estate and Energy

The following is a guest post by Donald Dony, who is the technical analyst and author behind the Technical Speculator. Bell Aliant: 7.11% The telecom giant has gone through a much needed transformation over the last few years.  From multiple mergers to restructuring the company into deferent components, the company has transformed its self into a communication company giant. Based in Atlantic Canada, with over 9,000 employees, this company is still 44% owned by its larger parent company of Bell  ...

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