Five North American ETF buys and one sell

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.
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Alberta’s rail plan will benefit CN

CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY CO. $106 (Toronto symbol CNR; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 728.3 million; Market cap: $77.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 5.6; Dividend yield: 1.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.cn.ca) recently signed a three-year contract to ship 50,000 to 60,000 barrels of Cenvous’s… Read More

Here’s a top conservative ETF buy

ISHARES S&P/TSX 60 INDEX ETF $22.97 (Toronto symbol XIU; TSINetwork ETF Rating: Conservative; Market cap: $8.6 billion) is a low-fee way to buy the top Canadian listed stocks. Specifically, the ETF holds stocks that represent the S&P/TSX 60 Index—the largest, most heavily traded equities on the TSX.
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Two of these three Canadian ETFs are buys

Two of these three Canadian ETFs are buys

Each of these three ETFs hold mostly high-quality stocks traded on Canadian exchanges. Each fund mirrors the performance of a major stock index or sub-index.  That sets them apart from ETFs that focus on narrower indexes or themes such as social media or solar power.

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Cenovus ships by rail

CENOVUS ENERGY $13.42 (Toronto symbol CVE; Shares outstanding: 1.2 billion; Market cap: $16.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 1.5%; www.cenovus.com) has signed three-year deals with CN Rail (symbol CNR on Toronto) and CP Rail (symbol CP on Toronto) to transport 100,000 barrels per day of crude from Northern Alberta to… Read More