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 […]
Metro Inc. is a large grocery and pharmacy chain operating primarily in Quebec, where 71% of its grocery stores are located. The remaining 29% are in Ontario. Similarly, 83% of […]
Brookfield Asset Management is an alternative asset manager with over $515 billion in assets under management It’s been around in one form or another for 120 years and specializes in […]
This is a global media and entertainment company. Its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, book publisher Simon & Shuster, and many more. The company claims […]
Pinterest is a social media platform used by more than 300 million people every month to explore and experience more than 200 billion ideas that have been saved over the […]
This ETF invests in an equal-weight portfolio of the 15 largest gold and precious metals companies by market cap listed on North American stock exchanges that have liquid options markets. […]
This fund invests in a portfolio of investment-grade global green bonds, where the use of proceeds is directly tied to promote climate or other environmental sustainability purposes through independent evaluation.
The concept behind DocuSign is simple. As more employees work from home, it is necessary for documents to still get signed whether it be for mortgages, divorces, corporate affairs, etc.
VNQ tracks the MSCI U.S. Investable Market Real Estate 25/50 Index and while it is considered a little riskier than average, it is not among the riskiest classes of ETFs.
Pfizer is one of America’s largest pharmaceutical companies.Its business units include Oncology, Inflammation & Immunology, Rare Disease, Hospital, Vaccines, and Internal Medicine. Its Upjohn division focuses on off-patent and generic […]
This ETF invests exclusively in U.S. Treasury bonds, with maturities from one to 30 years.
This is a high-quality minimum rate reset preferred.
Teledoc is the global leader in virtual health care and is the only pure play on telemedicine. Its technology and staff allow people around the world to have access to […]
Canadian Solar is based in Guelph, Ontario and is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of solar panels. It sells the panels as part of turnkey solar power plants. The […]
Glaxo, as GSK is commonly known, is one of the ten largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Its particular strengths are in asthma/respiratory, HIV, and vaccines. It has the largest […]
Gilead is an American biotechnology company that researches, develops and commercializes drugs. The company focuses primarily on antiviral drugs used in the treatment of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and […]
Richards specializes in servicing small- and medium-sized companies, offering glass and plastic manufacturing and distribution services. The company is well diversified, with 48% of revenue from food and beverage and […]
This is a sector specific fund that fits within our political metric. PAVE seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and […]
EFA provides exposure to a broad range of companies in Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Far East. It seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of large- […]
China Mobile is the leading telecommunications services provider in Mainland China, operating throughout the country and in Hong Kong. It claims to have the world’s largest network and customer base, […]
These preferreds were first issued in 2003 at $25.50. At the time, they paid a quarterly dividend of $0.34625 ($1.385 per year) to yield 5.4%. The dividend is reset every […]
this ETF provides international REIT exposure.
This ETF invests in units of its U.S. counterpart.
This ETF invests in U.S. dollar-denominated government bonds from emerging market issuers by including up to three bonds per country. The U.S. dollar exposure is hedged back to Canadian dollars.
The goal of this ETF is to track the performance of the broad U.S. bond index, net of fees and expenses and hedged to the Canadian dollar.
These are real estate investment trust units traded on the TSX, with market cap of about $700 million, and over 60 million shares outstanding, which ensures plenty of liquidity.
The iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of U.S. companies only. The companies have a history of sustained dividend growth and are broadly diversified. The ETF is designed […]
This actively managed ETF aims to provide regular dividend income and modest long-term capital growth by investing in some of the world’s best dividend paying stocks. It is sub-advised by […]
This is an actively managed ETF that invests in a portfolio of North American securities (mainly Canadian) that pay above-average dividends.
Target is a U.S. retailing giant, based in Minneapolis.
This ETF provides exposure to Europe’s leading financial institutions.
Restaurant Brands is the third-largest global fast-food operator with $32 billion in system wide sales annually and operations in more than 100 countries. It has 26,000 stores, of which 70% […]
Yum! Brands Inc. is the second largest global fast-food chain by revenues, although it has more stores (48,000) in more countries (145) than McDonald’s. It is the holding company that […]
This ETF invests in the UK’s FTSE100 Index, which consists mostly of large-capitalization U.K.-based companies.
Atlantica Yield is a London-based sustainable company that owns a diversified portfolio of renewable energy, efficient natural gas, electric transmission, and water assets in North and South America, and certain […]
Alexandria has a narrow focus on American life science and technology companies, to whom it rents offices and labs. It tries to locate its properties around universities and its clients […]
Digital Realty is a giant in the data centre world, with a market capitalization of $26.6 billion and about 21% of the global market share for data centres. These centres […]
This preferred has a non-investment grade rating so is therefore higher risk.
This preferred is investment-grade level (barely) and is rated Pfd-2L.
Polaris is engaged in the operation, acquisition and development of renewable energy projects in Latin America. Currently, the company operates San Jacinto, a 72MW geothermal project located in Nicaragua, and […]
This ETF invests in 30 of the highest yielding REITs in the world. The overwhelming majority of these (87%) are in the U.S., with the rest spread among France, Australia, […]
Chegg provides services and textbook rentals to students throughout America.
This fund seeks to track the FTSE World Government Bond Index, hedged back to Canadian dollars.
Fiera Capital is the third-largest independent asset manager in Canada and the 72nd largest in North America, with $145 billion in assets under management
VXX provides exposure to a daily rolling long position in the first and second month VIX futures contracts and reflects views of the future direction of the VIX index at […]
UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company, with a market capitalization of US$87.6 billion. It operates in 220 countries and territories and employs 481,000 people. Its operations include a […]
This ETF provides exposure to a portfolio of equities from quality companies with active share buyback programs that have significantly and consistently reduced their outstanding share count. The fund replicates, […]
Vancouver-headquartered Pan American Silver is the world’s largest primary silver miner. The company owns a diversified portfolio of assets including properties in such mining-friendly jurisdictions as Mexico, Peru, Canada, Argentina, and […]
Medtronic was founded in Minneapolis in 1949 as a medical equipment repair company. It is now the world’s largest medical device company, headquartered for tax reasons in Dublin. It gets […]