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 […]
This is the smallest of the big five Canadian banks but also the highest yielding among the group.
This ETF holds a market cap-weighted portfolio of Vietnamese stocks. This fund covers approximately 70% of the companies listed in Vietnam. The rest are international firms that generate a majority […]
Viemed, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Sleep Management and Home Sleep, is a participating Medicare durable medical equipment supplier that provides post-acute respiratory care services in the United States.
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 […]
AltaGas Canada was spun off from its parent AltaGas in October 2018 as part of the latter’s debt reduction program after it doubled its size by acquiring U.S. utility WGL. […]
Canadian Natural Resources, known by its stock ticker of CNQ, is one of the largest Canadian E&P (exploration and production) companies. It owns production facilities in western Canada, the North […]
This is a plain vanilla ETF. There is nothing fancy about it; it simply a low-cost index fund that tracks the performance of the eurozone. It has a track record […]
Aritzia is a vertically integrated, innovative design house of exclusive fashion brands. Aritzia conceives, creates, develops, and sells a strategic mix of women’s fashion products directly to clients, with a […]
Arista Networks is a pioneer in software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments.
This is a plain vanilla ETF. There is nothing fancy about it; it simply tracks the performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, net of expenses. Basically, you’re investing in […]
Swedish-based Ericsson (the legal name is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson) is one of the world leaders in 5G technology.
This ETF invests in a portfolio of low-beta-rated Canadian stocks. Beta is a measure of a stock’s sensitivity to broad market movements. The lower the beta, the less sensitive a […]
This ETF was launched in 2007 and holds 86 global stocks in the transportation, communication, water, and electricity services sectors. Five Canadian energy firms are included in the holdings.
This was the first ETF launched by Bank of Montreal in 2010 and is a good-sized fund with $222 million in assets. It offers reasonable liquidity and passively follows the […]