|Bid||132.63 x 0|
|Ask||132.71 x 0|
|Day's Range||131.25 - 132.88|
|52 Week Range||78.70 - 132.88|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.18|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.56|
|Earnings Date||Nov 30, 2021|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||4.24 (3.30%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Oct 29, 2021|
|1y Target Est||143.87|
Bank of Montreal (BMO) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.
Dividend stocks can offer investors recurring income and stability over the long term. One way investors can gauge the safety of a dividend is by looking at how long the company has been making regular payments. Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY), ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM), and Bank of Montreal (NYSE: BMO) have each been paying dividends annually for more than a century and could be excellent options for income investors.
BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO) (NYSE: BMO), acting as sole Sustainability Structuring Agent, has announced a financing deal with royalty company Sandstorm Gold Ltd. ("Sandstorm" or "Sandstorm Gold Royalties"). Adopting a Sustainability-Linked Loan structure as part of its 2021 revolving credit facility renewal enables Sandstorm to link its ESG strategy and cost of capital, reinforcing and demonstrating its commitment to sustainability.