Q: Pat, may I have your thoughts on WPT Industrial REIT and Dream Industrial REIT? I was a shareholder of Pure Industrial REIT with great success until it was bought out. These warehouse REITs appear to be a great way to gain exposure to the online shopping phenomenon.

A: WPT Industrial REIT, $12.78, symbol WIR.U on Toronto (Units outstanding: 44.5 million; Market cap: $568.7 million; www.wptreit.com), is a Canadian REIT that owns and manages industrial properties in the U.S.

Right now, WPT has 54 properties in 15 states. In all, they include 18.1 million… Read More

Q: Pat: I’m looking for a replacement to Pure Industrial REIT, which got taken over recently. I have two candidates so far: Dream Industrial and WPT, which has all of its assets in the U.S., but is listed on the TSX. What do you think about those two? Thanks.

A: WPT Industrial REIT, $13.10, symbol WIR.U on Toronto (Units outstanding: 44.5 million; Market cap: $583.0 million; www.wptreit.com), is a Canadian REIT that owns and manages industrial properties in the U.S.

Right now, WPT has 52 properties in 15 states. In all, they include 17.6 million… Read More

Two high-yielding Canadian buys

DREAM OFFICE REIT $21.36 (Toronto symbol D.UN; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (416-365-3535; www.dream.ca/office; Units outstanding: 107.8 million; Market cap: $2.4 billion; Dividend yield: 10.5%) owns and manages 176 properties comprising 24.1 million square feet of office space in major cities across Canada.

In Western Canada,… Read More

DREAM OFFICE REIT $21.36 – Toronto symbol D.UN

DREAM OFFICE REIT $21.36 (Toronto symbol D.UN; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (416-365-3535; www.dream.ca/office; Units outstanding: 107.8 million; Market cap: $2.4 billion; Dividend yield: 10.5%) owns and manages 176 properties comprising 24.1 million square feet of office space in major cities across Canada.

In Western Canada, the… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, August 21, 2015

SIERRA WIRELESS, $27.31, symbol SW on Toronto, makes modules and software that connect products—including smart electricity meters and vehicles—to the Internet. This is known as machine to machine, or more generally as the Internet of Things.

In the three months ended June 30, 2015, the company’s… Read More

High yields add to their appeal

CHEMTRADE LOGISTICS INCOME FUND $19.98 (Toronto symbol CHE.UN; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (416-496-5856; www.chemtradelogistics .com; Units outstanding: 68.6 million; Market cap: $1.4 billion; Dividend yield: 6.0%) is one of North America’s largest providers of removal services for resource firms, such as oil refineries and base metal… Read More

DREAM OFFICE REIT $25.34 – Toronto symbol D.UN

DREAM OFFICE REIT $25.34 (Toronto symbol D.UN; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (416-365-3535; www.dream.ca/office; Units outstanding: 108.4 million; Market cap: $2.9 billion; Dividend yield: 8.8%) (formerly Dundee REIT) owns and manages 176 properties comprising 24.1 million square feet of office space in major cities across Canada.

In… Read More

High yields from top-quality businesses

CHEMTRADE LOGISTICS INCOME FUND $21.38 (Toronto symbol CHE.UN; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (416-496-5856; www.chemtradelogistics .com; Units outstanding: 68.5 million; Market cap: $1.5 billion; Dividend yield: 5.6%) is one of North America’s largest providers of removal services for resource firms, such as oil refineries and base metal… Read More

DREAM OFFICE REIT $25.82 – Toronto symbol D.UN

DREAM OFFICE REIT $25.82 (Toronto symbol D.UN; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (416-365-3535; www.dream.ca/office; Units outstanding: 107.9 million; Market cap: $2.8 billion; Dividend yield: 8.7%) (formerly Dundee REIT) owns and manages 24.3 million square feet of office and retail space in major cities across Canada.

In Western… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, February 27, 2015

AMERIGO RESOURCES, $0.32, symbol ARG on Toronto, processes copper and molybdenum from waste rock at Chile’s El Teniente, the world’s largest underground copper mine. This includes rock from the mine’s current production and tailings from the nearby Colihues deposit. This contract runs at least through… Read More