Buying U.S. Stocks in Canada Provides International Exposure

Buying U.S. Stocks in Canada Provides International Exposure

Investors buying U.S. stocks in Canada can get international exposure—especially when looking at the Consumer sector for investments
Long before 2020, and, indeed, for several decades, we’ve advised Canadian investors to spread their holdings out geographically between Canadian and U.S. stocks. Our view is that virtually… Read More

Spicemaker looks pricey after jump

MCCORMICK & CO. INC. $163 (New York symbol MKC; Income Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 132.5 million; Market cap: $21.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 4.0; Divd. yield: 1.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; acquired several condiment brands from Reckitt Benckiser Group plc. in August 2017. They include French’s Mustard,… Read More

Q: Hello, Pat and company. I would like to know your opinion and recommendation on Summit Industrial Income REIT on the TSX. Thanks for all the great advice! Regards.

A: Summit Industrial Income REIT, $11.80, symbol SMU.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 96.3 million; Market cap: $1.2 billion;, is an open-ended trust (see below) that owns light industrial properties across Canada.

As of December 31, 2018, the trust owned 108 buildings, making up 13.3 million… Read More