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Why Rogers Communications Inc. (TSE:RCI.B) Could Have A Place In Your Portfolio

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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on Rogers Communications Inc. (TSE:RCI.B) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. RCI.B is a dependable dividend-paying company with a a strong history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Rogers Communications here.

Established dividend payer with proven track record

RCI.B delivered a satisfying double-digit returns of 8.1% in the most recent year Not surprisingly, RCI.B outperformed its industry which returned 4.9%, giving us more conviction of the company's capacity to drive bottom-line growth going forward.

TSX:RCI.B Income Statement, June 4th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that RCI.B is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 2.8%. RCI.B has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

TSX:RCI.B Historical Dividend Yield, June 4th 2019

Next Steps:

For Rogers Communications, there are three essential factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for RCI.B’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for RCI.B’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are RCI.B’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of RCI.B? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

We aim to bring you long-term focused research analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material.

If you spot an error that warrants correction, please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com. This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. Simply Wall St has no position in the stocks mentioned. Thank you for reading.