Author: Investor's Digest of Canada

Investor's Digest of Canada

Investor’s Digest of Canada has been named “The World’s Best Investment Advisory” — five times — by the Specialized Information Publishers Association of Washington, D.C.

Published bi-weekly, this information-packed advisory is the key source of investment knowledge for individual investors in Canada. Investor’s Digest briefs readers on what leading investment firms across Canada are telling their best clients to buy and sell. It monitors insider trading, provides summaries of brokers’ research reports, analyzes key ratios on over 1,100 Canadian companies and interviews professional money managers.

Subscribers to Investor’s Digest of Canada also get buy and sell recommendations from the best and brightest minds in Canada, complete coverage of stocks that offer Dividend Re-Investment Plans and digests of leading investment advisory newsletters from across Canada and around the world.

Article Index

The seven dogs of Odlum Brown

When your stocks are down, remember that every dog has its day.
Equity markets have had a strong start to the year. The positive shifts in investor sentiment and stock prices   Read More

Making a will and estate planning

The grim reaper is not going to hang around and wait for you to get organized. He works on his own schedule. Trust and Estate Practitioner Mark Halpern has both   Read More

2 blue chip preferreds to buy for income

A Purpose Investments report says “an investor can generate a pre-tax equivalent income stream of six per cent to eight per cent from the most credit-worthy corporations in Canada”.
Contrary to   Read More

2 oil and gas stocks to sell

In its monthly survey of security analysts’ recommendations on more than 1,000 Canadian companies, Investor’s Digest of Canada featured two recently published reports on the second and fourth most frequently   Read More

2 utility stocks to buy for dividends

Toronto-based National Bank analyst Rupert Merer picks two utility stocks—both independent power producers—as his two “dividend all-stars” and “best buy” stocks.
The yield is the thing in today’s domestic stock market,   Read More

2 stocks to buy in a weak market

A top-10 Canadian bank and a CAD-hedged ETF tracking the Dow Jones Industrial Average are PI Financial portfolio manager’s current top two stock picks.
Feeling bullish? If so, Vancouver-area portfolio manager   Read More

CIBC is pick of the Big 6 litter

Based on valuations and dividends alone, we see CIBC as the Canadian bank stock that offers the greatest total return potential over the next year.

Canada’s big   Read More

2 REITS and an energy trust to buy

Every month, Investor’s Digest surveys 48 income trusts covered by leading securities analysts. Two real estate investment trusts and an energy trust were recent highlights.
SmartCentres REIT (TSX—SRU.UN)
After a successful equity   Read More

2 utility stocks to buy for dividends

Toronto-based National Bank analyst Rupert Merer picks two utility stocks—both independent power producers—as his two “dividend all-stars” and “best buy” stocks.
The yield is the thing in today’s domestic stock market,   Read More

Making a will and estate planning

The grim reaper is not going to hang around and wait for you to get organized. He works on his own schedule. Trust and Estate Practitioner Mark Halpern has both   Read More

2 stocks to buy in a weak market

A top-10 Canadian bank and a CAD-hedged ETF tracking the Dow Jones Industrial Average are PI Financial portfolio manager’s current top two stock picks.
Feeling bullish? If so, Vancouver-area portfolio manager   Read More

3 best financial stocks to buy

Toronto-based Desjardins Capital Markets analysts Doug Young and Gary Ho name their ‘top picks’ from the Canadian financial sector for 2019—an insurance company, a bank and an alternative credit services   Read More

3 income trusts to buy

Every month, Investor’s Digest surveys 48 income trusts covered by leading securities analysts. Two real estate investment trusts and an energy trust were highlights.
SmartCentres REIT (TSX—SRU.UN)
After a successful equity raise   Read More

2 best stocks to buy now

A top-10 Canadian bank and a CAD-hedged exchange-traded fund tracking the Dow Jones Industrial Average are PI Financial portfolio manager’s current top two stock picks.
Feeling bullish? If so, Vancouver-area portfolio   Read More

Unanimous ‘buy’ ratings for two top stocks

Every month Investor’s Digest of Canada surveys securities analysts’ opinions and recommendations for over 1,000 Canadian stocks. Here are two of the survey’s top 10 picks that garnered the most   Read More

3 best financial stocks to buy

Toronto-based Desjardins Capital Markets analysts Doug Young and Gary Ho name their ‘top picks’ from the Canadian financial sector for 2019—an insurance company, a bank and an alternative credit services   Read More