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Canada’s Top 15 Most Profitable Companies: Investor 500 2016

Bigger profits means more to pay out to shareholders. Here are the Canadian publicly traded companies with the biggest profits

Royal Bank

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The Canadian Business Investor 500 Stock Ranking looks for companies whose stocks boast stellar returns, and you seldom find those without solid profits. These are the 15 most profitable publicly traded Canadian companies now:

RankCompanyTickerProfit ($mil)*
1Royal Bank of CanadaRY9,917
2Toronto-Dominion BankTD8,073
3Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS7,093
4Bank of MontrealBMO4,444
6Canadian National Railway Co.CNR3,626
7Brookfield Asset Management Inc.BAM.A2,981
8BCE Inc.BCE2,852
9Great-West Lifeco Inc.GWO2,807
10Magna International Inc.MG2,676
11Manulife Financial Corp.MFC2,513
12Power Financial Corp.PWF2,449
13Sun Life Financial Inc.SLF2,285
14Power Corp. of CanadaPOW1,838
15Thomson Reuters Corp.TRI1,593
* Most recent four reported quarters, as of May 6 2016