Q: Pat: What do you think of Open Text? Thanks.

A: Open Text, $45.13, symbol OTEX on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 263.1 million; Market cap: $12.3 billion; www.opentext.com), develops, markets, licenses and supports collaboration and enterprise-information-management software for corporate clients. That software stores, finds, and distributes information across corporate intranet and extranet networks as well as… Read More

Q: Pat, may I have your thoughts on WPT Industrial REIT and Dream Industrial REIT? I was a shareholder of Pure Industrial REIT with great success until it was bought out. These warehouse REITs appear to be a great way to gain exposure to the online shopping phenomenon.

A: WPT Industrial REIT, $12.78, symbol WIR.U on Toronto (Units outstanding: 44.5 million; Market cap: $568.7 million; www.wptreit.com), is a Canadian REIT that owns and manages industrial properties in the U.S.

Right now, WPT has 54 properties in 15 states. In all, they include 18.1 million… Read More

Q: Dear Pat: Thank you for all the great advice over the years. I’d really appreciate your opinion of Verisk (VRSK) on Nasdaq. Thank you.

A: Verisk Analytics, $122.12, symbol VRSK on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 164.7 million; Market cap: $19.9 billion; www.verisk.com), offers risk-assessment services for property/casualty insurers and other businesses. Its decision-analytics technology helps clients understand and manage risks through fraud detection and prevention. In addition to property/casualty insurers,… Read More