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Quality stocks to buy for juicy, U.S.-dollar denominated dividends

The return of the Canadian peso means U.S. dollar dividends have rarely been this attractive to Canadian investors.

To uncover U.S. yield opportunities I started with all members of the S&P High Quality Rank Index to mitigate risk. The S&P quality ranking criteria favours companies with the best dividend growth backed with the most consistent, long-term profit growth. The resulting list consists of highly stable companies that can generate profits in any economic environment.