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Brookfield Infrastructure Partners: Dividends And Total Returns

Published Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:16:49 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

By Jonathan Weber
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP) is a limited partnership that owns and operates infrastructure assets such as utilities, energy, communication infrastructure, and transportation infrastructure. The company offers an above-average dividend yield, and investors should see sizeable share price gains on top of that over the coming years.
We believe that Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is attractively priced right here, and that income-oriented investors could hitch their wagon to Brookfield Infrastructure Partners' world-class management via this cheap dividend stock.
Company Overview
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is one of several publicly traded LPs that belong to the Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) family. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners was founded in 1905 and trades at a market capitalization of roughly $15 billion.
Source: Brookfield Infrastructure Partners investor fact sheet
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners operates on several continents, which provides a lot of geographic diversification. The biggest segments are BIP's regulated transmission, regulated distribution, and toll roads businesses, but the company is active in several other industries on top of that.
Management puts a focus on best-in-class assets. These assets are not the cheapest, but investors benefit from high margins, strong cash generation, and above-average internal growth rates, which explains how Brookfield Infrastructure Partners... Read more