Retirement Investors: These 3 Stocks Pay Up to 9.25% Dividends

Retirement investors have a treat in store with this list of high-yield dividend stocks such as Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX:LB).

| More on:
The Motley Fool
You’re reading a free article with opinions that may differ from The Motley Fool’s premium investing services. Become a Motley Fool member today to get instant access to our top analyst recommendations, in-depth research, investing resources, and more. Learn more

Looking to the future isn’t an easy task. Many investors open RRSPs and then underfund them, failing to account for emergencies, inflation, or any one of the many things that can go wrong in later life. The better investors get into stocks, though, as well as other assets. Dividend stocks are a great choice, not only for RRSPs and RRIFs, but also for TFSAs, because they pay you regular passive income.

While there are a lot of stocks that pay dividends on the TSX index, the really juicy ones tend to get overlooked in favour of the Big Six banks (or Big Five, depending on how you count them) and the more famous energy companies. Here are three stocks that are neither, but that pay high dividend yields and have decent multiples and robust balance sheets. This means that they are as low-risk as possible – just right for holding onto forever.

Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX:LB)

Discounted by 28% compared to its future cash flow value, Laurentian Bank has to be in your RRSP or RRIF. It’s super healthy and plays a fat dividend. This is one of the rare stocks you can buy and take your eye off, as it sits in your retirement fund making money for you.

Let’s look at those fundamentals. Laurentian Bank today has a low P/E of 8.1 times earnings, matching PEG of 0.8 times growth, and a satisfyingly low P/B of 0.9 times book. In terms of growth, Laurentian Bank has a 9.6% expected annual growth in earnings. It’s grown 55% in the past year and looks like it’s slowing down. But this is still a great stock with perfect multiples. It’s very healthy, and pays a 5.63% dividend yield, which makes for a meaty passive income for any retirement fund.

Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (TSX:ENF)

Discounted by over 50% compared to its future cash flow value, the Enbridge Income Fund is a sure contender for your RRSP, RRIF, or other retirement fund. While its P/E of 21.4 times earnings is a little high, it indicates that there is some growth on the way for this stock. The rest of its value multiples look good: a PEG ratio of 0.8 times growth, and P/B ratio of 1.2 times book.

Back to that growth: this stock is looking at an exciting 25.7% expected annual growth in earnings. This follows on from a huge earning growth spurt last year of 158.9%, so if it’s a growth stock you’re after, you’re in luck. This one pays a whopping dividend yield 7.01%.

Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. (TSX:GS) isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, with a high P/B ratio of 4.5 times book watering down any earnings you’ll get from it. Its P/E ratio of 13.9 times earnings is a bit high for the Canadian capital markets industry, but it beats the TSX. Meanwhile, its PEG of 0.6 times growth is low, considering a 21.7% expected annual growth in earnings.

Its projected return on equity in three years is a whopping 53.2% (it was 33% last year, so this looks doable). It’s also debt free, and hasn’t taken on any debt in five years. The main draw of Gluskin Sheff + Associates, however, is that huge dividend yield of 9.25%.

The bottom line

If you’re looking to pad your retirement fund, why not go for all three of the stocks listed here? Or pick the one with the best value and get invested in just one. It pays to be diversified, however, so hold a bit of everything. If in doubt, speak to a portfolio manager or stockbroker, but just remember to do your own homework and be sure of what you want.

This article represents the opinion of the writer, who may disagree with the “official” recommendation position of a Motley Fool premium service or advisor. We’re Motley! Questioning an investing thesis — even one of our own — helps us all think critically about investing and make decisions that help us become smarter, happier, and richer, so we sometimes publish articles that may not be in line with recommendations, rankings or other content.

Fool contributor Victoria Hetherington has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Enbridge is a recommendation of Stock Advisor Canada.

More on Dividend Stocks

Happy family father of mother and child daughter launch a kite on nature at sunset
Dividend Stocks

Parents: Here’s Every Credit and Benefit You Can Claim From the CRA

Parents have it hard already, so make sure the CRA is doing everything for you by dishing out payments you're…

Read more »

edit Colleagues chat over ketchup chips
Dividend Stocks

3 Canadian Dividend Stocks to Buy and Hold for Life

These dividend-paying stocks have solid earnings base to support their payouts for decades.

Read more »

A golden egg in a nest
Dividend Stocks

Create a Million-Dollar TFSA With Just $1,000

If you have a TFSA, you can easily make a million-dollar portfolio by investing on a consistent basis in this…

Read more »

Dollar symbol and Canadian flag on keyboard
Dividend Stocks

3 Canadian Stocks With Over 6% of Dividend Yield

Boost your passive income with three safe dividend stocks.

Read more »

TFSA and coins
Dividend Stocks

TFSA Pension: 2 TSX Dividend Stocks to Buy Now and Hold for Decades

These top TSX stocks pay great dividends and look cheap to buy right now for a TFSA retirement fund.

Read more »

IMAGE OF A NOTEBOOK WITH TFSA WRITTEN ON IT
Dividend Stocks

TFSA Dividend Income: 2 TSX Stocks to Buy on the Pullback

These TSX stocks look oversold and pay attractive dividends that continue to grow.

Read more »

oil tank at night
Dividend Stocks

1 Top TSX Energy Stocks for Summer 2022

TSX energy stocks have tanked recently, but they could enjoy a nice summer rally. Here's one top stock I'm eyeing…

Read more »

TIMER SAYING TIME FOR ACTION
Dividend Stocks

Market Correction: 2 Cheap TSX Dividend Stocks to Buy Now for a Self-Directed RRSP

These top TSX dividend stocks look cheap right now for a self-directed RRSP focused on total returns.

Read more »