Empirical evidence suggests Canadian dividend-paying stocks offer superior risk-return characteristics when compared to Canadian non-dividend-paying stocks. Empirical observation of the fundamental characteristics of these equity securities supports the risk-return relationship.
Theoretically, the argument can be made that investors in Canadian equity securities should own only Canadian dividend-paying stocks as the Canadian equity content within a diversified portfolio of assets.
Crusader Asset Management believes Canadian investors should reserve a portion of their Canadian equity investment for a dedicated strategy based on dividend paying stocks.
See “Why Invest in Canadian Dividend vs. Non-Dividend Pay Stocks”