Q: Pat, can I have your opinion of Stamps.com? Thanks.

A: Stamps.com Inc., $282.62, symbol STMP on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 17.1 million; Market cap: $4.8 billion; www.stamps.com), offers online postage and shipping solutions under several brand names: Stamps.com, Endicia, ShipStation, ShippingEasy, ShipWorks, and MetaPack.

The company lets users print official USPS stamps and shipping labels for… Read More

Q: Hi, Pat: Could I get your view on AirBoss of America (BOS-T)? They have had quite a run since the COVID-19 crisis started. Do you see more gains ahead? Thanks.

A: AirBoss of America Corp., $24.13, symbol BOS on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 23.4 million; Market cap: $564.6 million; www.airbossofamerica.com), manufactures rubber-based products used in the automotive, heavy industry, construction & infrastructure, oil & gas, and defence industries.

AirBoss is headquartered in Newmarket, Ontario, and operates manufacturing… Read More

Q: I would like to get your opinion of ChromaDex. Its main product, Tru Niagen, appears to be backed by promising science and distinguished scientists.

A: ChromaDex Corp., $5.05, symbol CDXC on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 61.5 million; Market cap: $310.6 million; www.chromadex.com), is a maker of nutraceuticals (food-based drug alternatives) that aims to improve the way people age.

As early as 1906, scientists have known about the role of nicotinamide adenine… Read More

Q: Hello all. Could I have your opinion please on CGFX, a gold ETF containing the largest gold miners. It pays a distribution yielding around 6%. They do this by writing covered calls on 25% of the portfolio. Too good to be true? Thanks.

A: The CI First Asset Gold+ Giants Covered Call ETF, $17.20, symbol CGXF on Toronto (Units outstanding: 24.8 million; Market cap: $426.6 million; www.firstasset.com), holds an equal-weighted portfolio of the 15 largest gold and precious-metal companies as measured by market capitalization. Each is listed on… Read More

Q: Good afternoon, Pat. I certainly am enjoying your Inner Circle program. Here’s my question for you today: What are your thoughts on Granite REIT?

A: Granite REIT, $75.45, symbol GRT.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 57.8 million; Market cap: $4.3 billion; www.granitereit.com), owns and manages approximately 44.7 million square feet of industrial space spread across 100 properties in North America and Europe.

Granite recently raised $289.3 million through the issue of… Read More