Penn West Energy Trust
Toronto symbol PWI.UN, is the largest conventional oil and gas trust in North America.
Our oil and gas trust recommendations have moved sideways since the start of this year, mainly in line with oil and gas prices.
Oil is currently trading at around $65 U.S. a barrel, down from the record high of over $78 it reached in July of last year. Still, global demand for oil continues to rise. Oil prices are up from …read more »
GUARDIAN MONTHLY HIGH INCOME II FUND $16.06 (CWA Rating: Income) (GGOF Guardian Group of Funds, Commerce Court West, Suite 4100, P.O. Box 201, Toronto, Ontario M5L 1E8. 1-800-668- 5613; Web site: www.ggof.com. Available from brokers) emphasizes more stable real estate investment trusts (REITs), and high-quality, long-lived resource trusts.
We think investors should diversify carefully with trusts, and emphasize those with stable …read more »
PETROFUND ENERGY TRUST $27.94 (Toronto symbol PTF.UN; SI Rating: Speculative) is now the subject of a takeover bid by Penn West Energy Trust $44.30, symbol PWT.UN on Toronto.
Petrofund unitholders will receive 0.6 of a Penn West unit (with a current value of $26.58), as well as 0.12 of a junior exploration company (worth about $0.36) made up of certain assets …read more »