Canadian Utilities is based in Calgary. Its operations include electricity generation, transmission, and distribution and natural gas transmission, distribution, and infrastructure development. It also provides energy storage and industrial water […]
This exchange-traded fund tracks the performance a U.S. based index of 25 oil service companies, which makes this a more aggressive asset.
IWM is designed to track the investment results of the Russell 2000 Index. The underlying index measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market.
Everyone knows about Coca-Cola.. What you may not know is that Coke is just one of more than 500 drink brands offered by this company. If you sip on Sprite, […]
Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, this is a leading manufacturer of scientific instrumentation including laboratory and health monitoring equipment. It also provides software and services to the healthcare, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical […]
ELF is a cosmetics company that caters to a younger customer base, with more reasonable prices. It has broad distribution through department chains along with a decent online business. Many […]
This company, which traces its history back to 1886, is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility. It employs more than 7,000 people who […]
This is a cumulative redeemable minimum rate reset preferred share, which does not reset its dividend for another two years. That gives it more time than other MRRPs for rates […]
EARK was launched in June 2019 and is the Canadian version of the Ark Innovation ETF. The fund is sub-advised and actively managed by Cathie Wood and her team and […]
When completed, the company’s mine in northern Ontario will be the one of the few non-Chinese lithium producers in the world.
This ETF holds physical Bitcoins – not Bitcoin futures contracts – and the coins are held in cold storage.
This well-balanced portfolio holds 30 securities, most of which fit the classic definition of undervalued.
First Quantum is one of the largest copper producers in the world.
SPCX is the first actively managed SPAC ETF. SPCX provides investors with exposure to a broad portfolio of SPACs with the familiar attributes of an exchange traded fund’s diversity, tax-efficiency, […]
This is a SPAC that is sitting on a large amount of cash to invest.
CT REIT owns 358 properties totaling approximately 27 million sq. ft. The portfolio consists primarily of retail properties across all 10 provinces and two territories in Canada.
Loblaws is Canada’s largest grocer with company-owned and franchised supermarkets. It owns the Shoppers Drug Mart chain and PC Financial, which offers banking services. It also sells clothing under the […]
XMS invests in low-beta U.S. stocks such as Coca-Cola, Visa, McDonalds, and Verizon. Low beta means they are less sensitive to broad market movements and, in theory, less risky.
The fund invests in an equally weighted portfolio of 20 large cap tech companies such as Apple, Cisco, Facebook, and Adobe. The managers write covered call options to generate income.
West Fraser Timber is primarily a lumber (and panels) company with plants and operations in western Canada (mostly B.C.) and the southern United States. It has lumber operations in 13 […]
Cincinnati-based P&G is a giant in the cleaning products business as well as personal health care and grooming. The odds are your bathroom, kitchen, and laundry are stocked with P&G […]
AZN is a major pharmaceutical company that is among the leaders in producing a COVID vaccine.
National Grid (NG) operates the transmission network of high voltage cables in the U.K. It was privatized during the Conservative governments in the 1990s. It also operates a gas transmission […]
This is a software for services firm that powers the back end of many travel related companies. These include airlines, airports, car rental companies, cruise lines, hotels, search engines, and […]
Montreal based Stella-Jones (SJ) is one of the leading producers of pressure-treated wood products in North America, supplying electrical utilities and telecommunications companies with utility poles, and railroad operators with […]
The capital shares are essentially a long-term call option on the big five Canadian banks. The return is generated through quarterly dividends rather than price appreciation in the shares.
: This is a balanced ETF that invests globally in a portfolio that is roughly divided 60 per cent stocks, 40 per cent bonds. It’s a fund of funds, holding […]
Protech provides in-home monitoring and disease management services including end-to-end respiratory solutions for patients in the United States healthcare market. It seeks to continue to expand its offerings to include […]
Trulieve is a vertically integrated “seed-to-sale” company. It is the first and largest fully licensed medical cannabis company in Florida, owning over 50% of the market.
This ETF focuses on U.S. preferred shares. It is overseen by Flaherty & Crumrine, a highly respected specialty U.S. preferred share manager.
This fund was launched in April 2019 and is listed on the NEO exchange. It is Canadian dollar-hedged, has $23.6 million in assets, and replicates the U.S. Marijuana Companies Index, […]
The iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of large-capitalization U.S. equities that exhibit growth characteristics.
The iShares S&P 500 Value ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of large-capitalization U.S. equities that exhibit value characteristics. IVE is a liquid ETF and […]
VONG holds a basket of stocks that generally track the performance of the Russell 1000 Growth Index, a broadly diversified index predominantly made up of growth stocks of large U.S. […]
VONV holds a basket of stocks representative of the Russell 1000 Value Index. This is a broadly diversified index predominantly made up of value stocks of large U.S. companies.
This REIT offers a portfolio of high-quality healthcare real estate comprised of interests in a diversified portfolio of 183 income-producing properties and 15 million square feet of gross leasable area […]
Alcanna Inc. is an Alberta and B.C. retail liquor store operator that recently moved into cannabis retailing in Alberta and Ontario under the Nova Cannabis brand.
This ETF is composed mainly of companies in the food production or retailing business. They include familiar names like Loblaw, Metro, George Weston, Empire, Maple Leaf Foods, and Alimentation Couche-Tard.
SLV is a way to hedge the inflation wildcard, as it holds physical silver.
This ETF only holds gold bullion. It allows you to own gold without having to buy the actual metal and pay for storage. There are no gold mining companies in […]
This ETF is similar to CGXF; however, it has a much more international flavour.
Roku started making desktop boxes for Netflix and was spun out by Netflix back in 2007. Since then it has morphed from a device maker to a platform company that […]
Nutrien is the world’s largest producer of agricultural fertilizers. This includes nitrogen and phosphates, which it sells in bulk and at the retail level to farmers.
Scotts was founded in Ohio in 1888 to sell grass seed and its product lines have expanded over time. They now include a variety of lawn care products, including seeds, […]
This is an NVCC rate reset preferred share issued by Canada’s largest bank.
Minto is a REIT that owns and operates a portfolio of 29 high quality, multi-residential properties in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary, and Edmonton. It describes itself as Canada’s only 100% […]
This ETF tracks the performance of the index of the same name, less expenses. It invests in mining and royalty stocks, rather than bullion itself.
This is a rate reset preferred. It is not a minimum, but its spread (497 bps) is higher than the total minimum dividend rate of some minimums (which start at […]
In addition to bleach, which was the company’s only product when it was launched back in 1913, Clorox now produces a wide range of disinfectants for both home and institutional […]