How to profit from dual-class shares of Canadian stocks

How to profit from dual-class shares of Canadian stocks

When it comes to dual-class shares, voting shares have certain advantages over non-voting shares
Aside from specific investments (such as U.S. and Canadian stocks, income trusts or exchange-traded funds), our Inner Circle members ask us a wide range investment questions. For example, I’ve been asked in… Read More

Hi Pat, I recently bought Canadian Tire’s voting shares, symbol CTC, by mistake instead of the non-voting shares you recommend, symbol CTC.A. Do you recommend CTC shares? And could you explain the difference? Many thanks.

Canadian Tire Corp., Toronto symbols CTC.A, $71.75, and CTC, $86.00 (Shares outstanding: 81.1 million; Market cap: $5.9 billion; www.canadiantire.ca), has two classes of shares: The common shares (symbol CTC) carry one vote per share and the class A shares (symbol CTC.A) are non-voting. Investors can… Read More