Investing in frontier-market stocks can lead to success, but investors need to realize that these are riskier than even emerging markets
Frontier markets are developing countries, but with economies considered still too small to be classified as emerging markets.
While risky, the best of frontier-market stocks can… Read More
A: The Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF, $44.89, symbol JUST on New York (Units outstanding: 3.1 million; Market cap: $139.2 million; www.gsam.com), started up June 7, 2018, launched by prominent hedge fund manager and billionaire philanthropist Paul Tudor Jones.
A: True North Commercial REIT, $6.98, symbol TNT.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 57.7 million; Market cap: $489.6 million; www.truenorthreit.com), owns and operates a portfolio of 46 office properties. They make up about 3.9 million square feet, in urban centres and what the REIT sees as Canada’s… Read More
A: Carnival Corp., $44.68, symbol CCL on New York (Shares outstanding: 718.6 million; Market cap: $31.7 billion; www.carnival.com), operates a fleet of 104 cruise ships worldwide and is based in Doral, Florida.
Carnival’s portfolio of cruise line brands includes Carnival Cruise Line, Fathom, Holland America Line, Princess… Read More
A: Littelfuse Inc., $186.85, symbol LFUS on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 24.7 million; Market cap: $4.5 billion; www.littelfuse.com), is a multinational electronics manufacturer based in Chicago, Illinois. The company focuses on technologies for circuit protection, power control and sensing.
Littelfuse’s products are sold in over 150 countries, mainly… Read More
A: Paychex Inc., $82.22, symbol PAYX on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 359.3 million; Market cap: $29.9 billion; www.paychex.com), provides a range of human resources and payroll services, including accounting, salary deposits, and automatic tax payment and filing.
The company’s 670,000 clients are mostly small and medium-sized businesses (10… Read More
A: Stingray Group Inc., $7.11, symbol RAY.A on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 76.4 million; Market cap: $543.6 million; www.stingray.com), operates multi-platform music and video services such as audio television channels, radio channels, karaoke products, and music apps. The company provides its services to consumers through pay TV… Read More
A: Sienna Senior Living Inc., $18.67, symbol SIA on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 66.1 million; Market cap: $1.3 billion; www.siennaliving.ca), is one of Canada’s largest operators of seniors’ housing and Ontario’s biggest licensed long-term-care provider. In 2015, the company changed its name from Leisureworld Senior Care Corp.
A: WSP Global Inc., $80.95, symbol WSP on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 100.8 million; Market cap: $8.6 billion; www.wspgroup.com), is a professional services consulting firm. It employs about 49,000 people, mainly engineers, technicians, scientists, environmental specialists, planners, and architects. The company is headquartered in Montreal, with more… Read More
A: Frontier markets are developing countries, but with economies considered still too small to be emerging markets.
While risky, the best of frontier-market stocks can offer sound prospects for growth and good fundamental value.
Many frontier countries have sizable populations with favourable demographics, including a rising middle class,… Read More
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