Income Trusts

AX.PR.A : No Conversion to FloatingReset

Artis Real Estate Investment Trust has announced: that it has determined, based upon the election of holders of Preferred Units, Series A (“Series A Units”) (AX.PR.A), that less than 500,000 Series B Units would be issued on September 30, 2017 and consequently, no holders of Series A Units are ...

Stocks: The hard sell

Originally published April 2013 Patricia Price grabs a coffee, powers up her computer, turns on BNN and settles in for another day scouring the investment news on the web for the next stock to buy. When she answers a phone call from MoneySense, it doesn’t take long before she turns the conversati ...

11 tips for picking TSX blue chip stocks

TSX Blue Chip Stocks Are Key Components Of Successful Investor Portfolios TSX blue chip stocks are well-established companies with attractive business prospects on the Toronto Stock Exchange, like Bank of Montreal (TSE: BMO), RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: REI.UN), and Enbridge (TSE: ENB ...

AX.PR.A To Reset At 5.662%

Artis Real Estate Investment Trust has announced: that it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem all or any part of the currently outstanding Preferred Units, Series A (“Series A Units”) (AX.PR.A) on September 30, 2017. As a result, and subject to certain conditions set forth in the ce ...

A new acquisition helps fuel a 6.4% yield

This company continues to operate as an income trust, building on its strong niche in the removal and conversion of industrial chemicals. Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund has made two major acquisitions in recent years, the most recent in 2017. While acquisitions add risk, this company has a good re ...

Pat: We are looking for stable income and came across this REIT: Artis Real Estate Investment Trust, AX.UN. Its dividend is higher than others, but how sustainable is it? Can you comment on this REIT? Thanks.

A: Artis REIT, $13.15, symbol AX.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 149.3 million; Market cap: $2.0 billion; www.artisreit.com), owns 25.4 million square feet of industrial (43%), office (43%) and retail (14%) space. Those properties are in Alberta (19% of the total), Manitoba (15%), Saskatchewan (6 ...

Why now may be the right time to buy REITs

Consider adding Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust, a blue chip name in the REIT sector ...

Now may be the right time to buy REITs

Consider adding Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust, a blue chip name in the REIT sector ...

Agriculture ETFs: What you need to know about these investments

Investing in agriculture ETFs could be a smart move if you choose the right investments for the right reasons An ETF investment can be a great low-fee way to hold shares in multiple companies with a single investment. There are even ETFs that are involved in the many aspects of agriculture. We disc ...