Q: Hello. I would be interested in your thoughts on Chartwell Retirement Residences. I read they are moving out of long-term care. Thanks.

A: Chartwell Retirement Residences, $11.04, symbol CSH.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 234.7 million; Market cap: $2.6 billion; www.chartwell.com), is a real estate investment trust that is now focused on retirement homes.

The company is the largest owner and operator of seniors’ residences in Canada. It owns… Read More

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CROCS INC. $52 is a hold. The company (Nasdaq symbol CROX; Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 61.6 million; Market cap: $3.2 billion; No dividend paid; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; www.crocs.com) makes casual footwear for men, women, and children. It is best known for its molded shoes featuring Croslite, a non-toxic… Read More