RIOCAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST $17 – Toronto symbol REI.UN

RIOCAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST $17 (Toronto symbol REI.UN; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Units outstanding: 234.2 million; Market cap: $4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 5.4; SI Rating: Average) is Canada’s largest real-estate income trust, with properties in all 10 provinces. RioCan specializes in… Read More

High income at moderate risk

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) may get more attractive in the next year or so as income trusts start to disappear. Ottawa will start taxing income-trust distributions in 2011. As a result of this change, many trusts will convert to regular corporations and pay corporate… Read More