ETF Stocks: Precious Metal ETFs to Buy

ETF Stocks: Precious Metal ETFs to Buy

Precious metal ETFs have largely centred on gold stocks. We continue to see the outlook for that precious metal as positive, and for aggressive investors who want to hold precious metal ETFs, including a silver ETF, we have two of them below.

Most precious-metal stocks dropped,… Read More

Diageo enters new premium market

DIAGEO PLC ADR $181 is a hold. The company (New York symbol DEO; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; ADRs o/s: 577.6 million; Market cap: $104.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 5.5; Dividend yield: 2.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; is a leading maker of premium alcoholic beverages. Top brands include… Read More

Three ways to boost your foreign exposure

An easy way for investors to gain international exposure is with well-established foreign firms whose shares trade as American Depositary Receipts on the New York exchange. Here are updates on three of our favourite ADR stocks (including Diageo, see box).
ABB LTD. ADRs $30 is a.. Read More

Q: Pat, you mentioned in the Inner Circle recently that TSI recommends a handful of ADRs (American Depository Receipts) providing exposure to European and Japanese stocks. One question: What are the fees charged to investors by U.S.-listed ADRs? Thanks.

A: An American Depositary Receipt, or ADR, is a U.S. traded proxy for a foreign stock and represents a specified number of shares in that foreign corporation.

ADRs are bought and sold on U.S. stock markets, just like regular stocks, and are issued or sponsored in… Read More

Shortages hurt earnings outlook

SONY GROUP CORP. ADRs $82 is a hold. The Japanese conglomerate (New York symbol SONY; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; ADRs outstanding: 1.3 billion; Market cap: $106.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.3; Dividend yield: 0.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; reported 9.1% higher sales in its fiscal 2023… Read More

Japanese carmakers turn the corner

Thanks to a better supply of computer chips, controlling a variety of vehicle functions such as power steering and braking, Toyota and Honda are once again increasing their production. They are also benefitting from the low value of the Japanese yen, which makes their products… Read More