Portfolio

Stock Symbol Yield 2015 Dividend 2016 Dividend 2016 %  DIV ↑ or ↓
AG Growth International AFN – T 4.48% $2.40 $2.40 No Change
Alaris Royalty AD – T 7.70% $1.56 $1.56 No Change
Algonquin Power AQN – T 5.35% $0.38 $0.41 7.89% ↑
Alta Gas ALA – T 6.45% $1.88 $2.03 7.98% ↑
Bank of Nova Scotia BNS – T 4.06% $2.72 $2.88 5.88% ↑
BCE BCE – T 4.69% $2.57 $2.70 5.06% ↑
Brookfield Infrastructure BIP.UN – T 4.71% $1.41 $1.54 9.22% ↑
Brookfield Property Prtnrs BPY.UN – T 5.26% $1.06 $1.12 5.66% ↑
CN Rail CNR – T 1.66% $1.25 $1.50 20.00% ↑
Digital Realty Trust DLR – N 3.87% $3.38 $3.49 3.25% ↑
Enbridge Inc. ENB – T 3.69% $1.86 $2.12 13.98% ↑
Enercare Inc. ECI – T 5.10% $0.82 $0.90 9.76% ↑
Flowers Foods FLO – N 4.01% $0.57 $0.63 10.53% ↑
Fortis Inc. FTS – T 3.94% $1.40 $1.53 9.29% ↑
General Electric GE – N 2.93% $0.92 $0.92 No Change
Harris Corp. HRS – N 2.02 % $1.94 $2.06 12.86% ↑
InterPipeline IPL.UN – T 4.99% $1.05 $1.18 6.19% ↑
Johnson & Johnson JNJ – N 2.80% $2.95 $3.15 6.78% ↑
K-Bro Linen KBL – T 3.16% $1.20 $1.20 No Change
Keyera Corp. KEY – T 4.16% $1.40 $1.54 10.00% ↑
McDonald’s MCD – N 3.12% $3.44 $3.61 4.94% ↑
Microsoft MSFT – Q 2.58% $1.29 $1.47 13.95% ↑
Norfolk Southern NSC – N 2.26% $2.36 $2.36 No Change
Royal Bank RY – T  3.70% $3.08 $3.24 5.19% ↑
Royal Dutch Shell RDS.B – N 7.04% $3.76 $3.76 No Change
Stanley Black & Decker SWK – N 1.91% $2.14 $2.26 5.61% ↑
Sun Life SLF – T 3.14% $1.51 $1.62 7.28% ↑
TD Bank TD – T 3.42% $2.00 $2.16 8.00% ↑
Telus T – T 4.52% $1.64 $1.80 9.76% ↑
Target TGT – N 3.05% $2.16 $2.32 7.41% ↑
TransCanada Corp TRP – T 3.67% $2.04 $2.22 8.82% ↑
Unilever PLC UL – N 3.56% $1.32 $1.40 6.06% ↑
United Technologies UTX – N 2.43% $2.56 $2.62 2.34% ↑
ZCL Composites ZCL – T 2.63% $0.18 $0.32 56.25% ↑

NOTES:
1) The 34 companies listed were owned as of November 25, 2016, and yields are as that date.
2) None of the holdings comprise more than 4% or less than 2% of total portfolio.
3) 28 of 34 companies raised dividends in 2016. Six companies did not increase.
4) Although none of the above cut dividends in 2016, I did own four companies that did, all of which I sold (Baytex, Crescent Point, Potash & BHP Billiton).
5) Average yield of the 34 companies as of November 25, 2016 was 3.88%.  Median yield was 3.75%.
6) Average dividend increase in 2016 was 8.23%. This is somewhat skewed to the upside from large increase from ZCL.  Median increase is more accurate, which was 7.03%.
7) All dividend amounts are listed in currency paid, and do not include special dividends.

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