Parent and spinoff offer yield plus growth

The market plunge at the start of the COVID-19 crisis lowered the unit price of most REITs. That’s because the pandemic forced many businesses—and REIT tenants—to temporarily close. However, as the pandemic wanes, the economy is normalizing. That will let these two REITs maintain, or… Read More

New properties should spur their distributions

These two REITs are shifting their focus to more-profitable properties. That bodes well for future distribution increases.
H&R REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST $12 is a top pick for 2022. The REIT (Toronto symbol HR.UN; Cyclical-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing sector; Units outstanding: 279.1 million; Market cap: $3.3 billion;… Read More

Spinoffs & Takeovers Hotline – Friday, June 10, 2022

JAMIESON WELLNESS INC., $36.12, symbol JWEL on Toronto, produces health and wellness products under several brands including Jamieson Vitamins, Iron Vegan, Progressive, Precision, and Smart Solutions. Established in 1922, the company’s products are distributed to over 10,000 retail locations across Canada. They’re also sold online… Read More

Primaris REIT: New buy

PRIMARIS REIT, $14.56, is a buy. The trust (Toronto symbol PMZ.UN; units o/s: 101.4 million; Market cap: $1.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Yield: 5.5%; www.primarisreit.com) owns 35 enclosed and open air shopping malls in Canada. The occupancy rate is 89.1%.
In January 2022, unitholders of H&R REIT (see left)… Read More

This new retail REIT is attractive

PRIMARIS REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST $15 is a buy. The REIT (Toronto symbol PMZ.UN; Manufacturing sector; Units outstanding: 98.3 million; Market cap: $1.5 billion; Distribution yield: 5.3%; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; www.primarisreit.com) owns 35 enclosed and open-air shopping malls in Canada. The occupancy rate is 89.1%.
H&R REIT (Toronto symbol… Read More