Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2021. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF mirror, respectively, sub-indexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend stocks… Read More

Spinoffs & Takeovers Hotline – Friday, November 19, 2021

OPEN TEXT CORP., $65.99, symbol OTEX on Toronto, develops, markets, licenses and supports collaboration and enterprise-information-management software for corporate clients. That software finds, stores and distributes information across corporate intranet and extranet networks as well as the broader Internet.

The company sells its products and services… Read More

Q: Hi. You recently had Citrix as an aggressive hold in your Spinoffs & Takeovers newsletter. Citrix just announced its CEO was stepping down, and the stock has been selling down since the announcement. Do you have any details as to the circumstances surrounding the CEO’s departure? Does it have anything to do with the activist investor hedge fund Elliott Management? Has your opinion on the company changed since this development? Regards.

A: Citrix Systems, $99.77, symbol CTXS on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 124.2 million; Market cap: $12.5 billion; www.citrix.com), sells products and services to corporations to let their employees remotely access all the software, apps and data they rely on to do their jobs.

Instead of installing individual… Read More

These ETFs aim for top-quality holdings

One of the best methods of building wealth over time is to zero in on the shares of quality companies with a consistent history of sales and earnings (or the ETFs that hold them). Solid balance sheets and a strong hold on a growing clientele… Read More