Dividend stocks: Canadian REIT aims to outgrow Texas

Dividend stocks: Canadian REIT aims to outgrow Texas

Responding to a Member of his Inner Circle, Pat McKeough discusses a REIT that’s a relatively new issue, having begun trading on Toronto’s Venture Exchange in 2012. The company’s properties are heavily concentrated in Texas, although a recent Arizona acquisition is a step toward a.. Read More

Q: Dear Pat: Are you familiar with “Desktop Metal?” It’s a private company that Alphabet has apparently invested in. I know it is risky at the present time, but I wonder if you are monitoring this new enterprise for future consideration if it does go public.

A: Alphabet Inc., $942.90, (Nasdaq symbols GOOG [class C non-voting] and $961.81, GOOGL [class A voting], Shares outstanding: 640.7 million; Market cap: $658.8 billion, www.abc.xyz), has been one of our top tech buys of the past few years. In addition, it is our top Aggressive… Read More

Q: Pat: With the increased demand for electric vehicles and the need for lithium batteries, will the price of cobalt spike? Also, what do you think about the upcoming Cobalt 27 IPO? Thank you.

A: The battery industry currently uses 42% of global cobalt production, a critical metal for lithium-ion electric vehicle batteries. The remaining 58% is used in diverse industrial and military applications (super alloys, catalysts, magnets, pigments, and so on) that rely exclusively on the material.
About 97%… Read More