Oil & gas buys for growth and income

CRESCENT POINT ENERGY CORP. $38.44 (Toronto symbol CPG; Shares outstanding: 211.7 million; Market cap: $8.1 billion; SI Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 7.2%) produces oil and natural gas in western Canada. Its average daily production of 56,061 barrels of oil equivalent (including natural gas) is… Read More

Enerplus looks past 2011

ENERPLUS RESOURCES FUND $24.10 (Toronto symbol ERF.UN; Units outstanding: 177.1 million; Market cap: $4.3 billion; SI Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 9.0%) is one of North America’s largest oil and gas trusts. Its production is 59% natural gas and 41% oil.

In the three months ended… Read More

Higher spending in store for these trusts

ENERPLUS RESOURCES FUND $23.70 (Toronto symbol ERF.UN; Units outstanding: 176.8 million; Market cap: $4.2 billion; SI Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 9.1%) is one of North America’s largest oil and gas trusts. Its production is 60% natural gas and 40% oil.

Enerplus continues to build a.. Read More

Win with the Chinese spending spree on commodity investments

China Investment Corp. (CIC) has caught a lot of investors’ attention recently with a string of big purchases of commodity investments in the resource sector. CIC is the Chinese government’s “sovereign wealth fund.”

Sovereign wealth funds have been around since the 1950s. They are state-owned… Read More

Two oil and gas trusts with steady yields

ENERPLUS RESOURCES FUND $24.50 (Toronto symbol ERF.UN; Units outstanding: 166.0 million; Market cap: $4.1 billion; SI Rating: Extra Risk) is one of North America’s largest oil and gas trusts. Its production is 60% of natural gas and 40% oil.

Enerplus continues to build a well-diversified portfolio… Read More