Spinoffs & Takeovers Hotline – Friday, January 28, 2022

SOLID POWER INC., $5.98, symbol SLDP on Nasdaq, is developing what it sees as a state-of-the-art, all-solid-state rechargeable battery aimed primarily at electric vehicles (EVs).

Colorado-based Solid Power’s technology aims to replace the flammable liquid electrolyte in a conventional lithium-ion battery with an exclusive sulfide-based solid… Read More

This ETF’s high yield comes with higher risk

This ETF’s 6.8% dividend yield looks very appealing, but it conceals several risks for investors.

The fund’s currency hedging only favours investors under certain conditions, and the ETF’s need to buy covered call options can run up brokerage commissions and diminish overall returns.

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Q: Hello. I am a new member. Could you please give me your opinion of ZWE—an exchange-traded fund listed on Toronto. This ETF has a high yield of 6.8%. Thank you for your response.

A: BMO Europe High Dividend Covered Call Hedged to CAD ETF, $21.18, symbol ZWE on Toronto (Units outstanding: 33.9 million; Market cap: $718.0 million; www.bmo.com/gam/ca/investor/products/etfs), holds mostly high-quality European stocks. These include Swiss Re AG, HSBC Holdings plc, Zurich Insurance Group, BMW, Total SA, Teliasonera… Read More