Own all of the top REITs

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF, $14.93, is a hold. The ETF (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) lets you tap all 21 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index. Investors pay a MER of 0.61%, and the REIT fund gives you a.. Read More

Hold Canada’s top REITs

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF, $13.33, is a hold. The ETF (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) lets you tap all 19 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index.
Investors pay a reasonable MER of 0.61%, and the REIT fund gives you a.. Read More

You should hold this ETF

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF, $19.49, is a hold. The ETF (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) lets you tap into all 19 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index.
Investors pay a reasonable MER of 0.61%, and it currently gives you a.. Read More

Low fees give these six ETFs a big edge

The six ETFs we update below mainly hold high-quality stocks that are widely traded on Canadian and U.S. exchanges. Each fund tracks the performance of a major stock market index. That’s different from ETFs focused on narrower indexes or themes such as cryptocurrencies or biotechnology.

Of… Read More

Buy the best TSX REITs

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF $19.77 (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) holds all 19 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index. The fund has an MER of 0.61%, and it currently yields a high 4.1%.
The ETF’s top holdings are Canadian Apart. REIT… Read More

Tap into the best REITs

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF $18.80 (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) holds all 19 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index. The fund has an MER of 0.61%, and it currently yields a high 4.4%.
The ETF’s top holdings are RioCan REIT (14.1%),… Read More

Payout Boost: Allied ups distribution

ALLIED PROPERTIES REIT $35 (Toronto symbol AP.UN; Cyclical-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Units outstanding: 84.7 million; Market cap: $3.0 billion; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; Price-to-sales ratio: 7.8; Dividend yield: 4.4%; www.alliedreit.com) owns 148 office buildings in Canada. With the January 2017… Read More

There’s more to come from these REITs

ALLIED PROPERTIES REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST $34 (Toronto symbol AP.UN; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Units outstanding: 84.7 million; Market cap: $2.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 7.6; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.4%; www.alliedreit.com) owns 148 office buildings in Canada. Its… Read More

RioCan REIT $28.19 – Toronto symbol REI.UN

RIOCAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST $28.19 (Toronto symbol REI.UN; Units outstanding: 324.5 million; Market cap: $9.3 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 5.0%; www.riocan.com) owns all or part of 302 shopping centres in Canada, including 15 under development.

In 2012, the trust formed a joint… Read More