Get 4.5% yield from Dream Office REIT

Get 4.5% yield from Dream Office REIT

This REIT’s recently completed multi-year restructuring plan has shifted its focus to more promising properties in higher value areas.

At the same time, it has held its distribution steady for investors, which suggests even better long-term prospects lie ahead following short-term COVID-19 turmoil.

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Hold Canada’s top REITs

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF, $13.33, is a hold. The ETF (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) lets you tap all 19 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index.
Investors pay a reasonable MER of 0.61%, and the REIT fund gives you a.. Read More

Q: Pat, may I have your thoughts on Dream Industrial REIT? This warehouse REIT appears to be a great way to gain exposure to the online shopping phenomenon.

A: Dream Industrial REIT, $7.98, symbol DIR.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 152.2 million; Market cap: $1.2 billion; www.dreamindustrialreit.ca), offers investors a  portfolio of industrial properties in North America and Europe.

The REIT, originally named Dundee Industrial REIT, first sold units to the public and began trading… Read More

Restructuring at Dream Office REIT will reward investors

Restructuring at Dream Office REIT will reward investors

A three-year strategic initiative has delivered a strong balance sheet with a property portfolio focused primarily on Toronto.

Specifically, a recent series of sales and purchases have lowered debt while improving growth prospects.

The stock trades at 20.3 times the company’s forecast 2020 cash flow.


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You should hold this ETF

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF, $19.49, is a hold. The ETF (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) lets you tap into all 19 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index.
Investors pay a reasonable MER of 0.61%, and it currently gives you a.. Read More

Dream Office REIT focuses on Greater Toronto to yield 3.4%

Dream Office REIT focuses on Greater Toronto to yield 3.4%

Non-essential property sales led to a 10% jump in cash flow for this company during the most-recent quarter.

A recently completed strategic initiative has helped the company lower costs and realize better market value.

The stock trades at 17.5 times the company’s 2020 cash flow forecast.


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Low fees give these six ETFs a big edge

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.

Of… Read More

Buy the best TSX REITs

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF $19.77 (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) holds all 19 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index. The fund has an MER of 0.61%, and it currently yields a high 4.1%.
The ETF’s top holdings are Canadian Apart. REIT… Read More