It was announced on Monday that Shaw(SJR.B) and Rogers(RCI.B) have planned to merge to the tune of $40.50(for Shaw) in an all stock deal worth $26 Billion. This is a pretty big deal considering the fact that this will only leave 2 other real players in the Canadian Telecom market who is Bell(BCE) and Telus(T).ThisContinue reading “A Shaw and Rogers Merger?”
Tag Archives: Telecoms
Bell the Cash Cow
Bell (BCE) recently announced a dividend increase from $3.33 per share to $3.50 per share ($0.8325 to $0.875 quarterly) this is a 5.1% increase. The first of these increased dividends will be paid on April 15 to shareholders that own the share before March 15th. Bell has paid a dividend since 1983 and has increasedContinue reading “Bell the Cash Cow”
Why don’t you Telus?
I have recently taken a position in Telus Communications Inc, (T) and I feel like I got in at a good time. Canadian Telecoms have a big monopoly in Canada with Bell Media(BCE) being the top dog followed by Telus and then Rogers Communications Inc(RCI). As you know, I already also have a position inContinue reading “Why don’t you Telus?”
It is no surprise that in Canada we basically have a monopoly on telecommunication companies. Is this good for consumers? Not really, it means that their prices are not very competitive and that we will basically have to pay top dollar for our plans no matter how small it is. Regardless of which provider youContinue reading “Canadian Telecoms”