Portfolio Update – Up 0.96% in January 2017

My portfolio balances at close of trading on 31st January were:

Ticker

Price (C$)

Price Change

Percentage

XSP $‎ 26.01

1.72%

21.8%

XMU $‎ 40.54

-1.84%

16.8%

XMW $‎ 34.38

-1.49%

21.5%

BNS.TO $‎ 77.76

4.01%

3.7%

BCE.TO $‎ 58.66

1.09%

3.2%

CM.TO $‎ 110.81

1.14%

3.6%

ENB.TO $‎ 55.40

-1.95%

3.2%

NA.TO $‎ 56.17

3.01%

3.9%

POT.TO $‎ 24.21

-0.33%

3.9%

PWF.TO $‎ 33.81

0.74%

3.6%

SJR.B $‎ 28.07

4.19%

3.7%

SXP.TO $‎ 5.00

0.00%

0.0%

T.TO $‎ 43.44

1.61%

3.5%

TRP.TO $‎ 61.39

1.40%

3.4%

Cash

4.3%

Total

100.0%

Overall my portfolio is up 0.96% since last month. There were no cash contributions this month. For comparison my TI Index is up 1.34%, the DOW is up 0.51% and the TSX is up 0.64%. My investments are up and performed well against the TSX and DOW but less well against the TI Index.

Winners this month include Scotiabank (BNS.TO) up 4.01% and Shaw (SJR-B.TO) up 4.19%.

There were no losers this month.

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Portfolio Update – Up 1.00% in December 2016

My portfolio balances at close of trading on 30th December were:

Ticker

Price (C$)

Price Change

Percentage

XSP $‎ 25.57

0.99%

21.7%

XMU $‎ 41.30

1.80%

17.3%

XMW $‎ 34.90

-0.14%

22.0%

BNS.TO $‎ 74.76

0.84%

3.6%

BCE.TO $‎ 58.03

0.24%

3.2%

CM.TO $‎ 109.56

3.38%

3.6%

ENB.TO $‎ 56.50

0.00%

3.3%

NA.TO $‎ 54.53

8.37%

3.9%

POT.TO $‎ 24.29

-0.86%

3.9%

PWF.TO $‎ 33.56

-1.06%

3.6%

SJR.B $‎ 26.94

2.47%

3.6%

SXP.TO $‎ 5.00

-2.53%

3.1%

T.TO $‎ 42.75

1.88%

3.5%

TRP.TO $‎ 60.54

0.35%

3.3%

Cash

0.6%

Total

100.0%

Overall my portfolio is up 1.00% since last month. There were no cash contributions this month. For comparison my TI Index is up 0.87%, the DOW is up 3.34% and the TSX is up 1.36%. My investments are up and performed well against the TI Index (which contains gold and bonds, both down) but poorly against the TSX and DOW.

Winners this month include CIBC (CM.TO) up 3.38% and National Bank (NA.TO) up 8.37%.

There were no losers this month.

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Portfolio Update – Up 1.08% in November 2016

My portfolio balances at close of trading on 30th November were:

Ticker

Price (C$)

Price Change

Percentage

XSP $‎ 25.32

3.69%

21.7%

XMU $‎ 40.57

0.85%

17.1%

XMW $‎ 34.95

-1.44%

22.3%

BNS.TO $‎ 74.14

2.86%

3.6%

BCE.TO $‎ 57.89

-5.00%

3.2%

CM.TO $‎ 105.98

5.45%

3.5%

ENB.TO $‎ 56.50

-2.45%

3.3%

NA.TO $‎ 50.32

5.10%

3.6%

POT.TO $‎ 24.50

12.33%

4.0%

PWF.TO $‎ 33.92

7.00%

3.7%

SJR.B $‎ 26.29

-1.09%

3.5%

SXP.TO $‎ 5.13

-10.63%

3.2%

T.TO $‎ 41.96

-3.38%

3.4%

TRP.TO $‎ 60.33

-0.64%

3.4%

Cash

0.5%

Total

100.0%

Overall my portfolio is up 1.08% since last month. There were no cash contributions this month. For comparison my TI Index is up 0.86%, the DOW is up 5.41% and the TSX is up 2.00%. My investments are up and performed well against the TI Index (which contains gold and bonds, both down) but poorly against the TSX and the DOW.

Winners this month include CIBC (CM.TO) up 5.45%, National Bank (NA.TO) up 5.10% and Power Financial (PWF.TO) up 7.00%, and Potash Corp (POT.TO) up 12.33%.

Losers are BCE (BCE.TO) down 5.00%, and Supremex (SXP.TO) down 10.63%.

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Portfolio Update – Down 0.27% in October 2016

My portfolio balances at close of trading on 31st October were:

Ticker

Price (C$)

Price Change

Percentage

XSP $‎ 24.42

-1.73%

21.1%

XMU $‎ 40.23

-0.67%

17.2%

XMW $‎ 35.46

-0.87%

22.8%

BNS.TO $‎ 72.08

3.70%

3.5%

BCE.TO $‎ 60.94

0.63%

3.4%

CM.TO $‎ 100.50

-1.20%

3.4%

ENB.TO $‎ 57.92

0.45%

3.4%

NA.TO $‎ 47.88

2.97%

3.5%

POT.TO $‎ 21.81

2.15%

3.6%

PWF.TO $‎ 31.70

4.34%

3.5%

SJR.B $‎ 26.58

-0.89%

3.6%

SXP.TO $‎ 5.74 n/a

3.3%

T.TO $‎ 43.43

0.37%

3.6%

TRP.TO $‎ 60.72

-2.55%

3.4%

Cash

0.7%

Total

100.0%

Overall my portfolio is down 0.27% since last month. There were no cash contributions this month. For comparison my TI Index is down 0.78%, the DOW is down 0.91% and the TSX is up 0.42%. My investments are flat and performed poorly against the TSX but well against the DOW.

Winners this month include Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) up 3.70% and Power Financial PWF.TO) up 3.43%.

Loser is Transcanada (TRP.TO) down 2.55%.

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Portfolio Update – Down 0.03% in September 2016

My portfolio balances at close of trading on 30th September were:

Ticker

Price (C$)

Price Change

Percentage

XSP $‎ 24.85

-0.20%

21.4%

XMU $‎ 40.50

-1.29%

17.2%

XMW $‎ 35.77

0.36%

23.0%

BNS.TO $‎ 69.51

-0.43%

4.1%

BCE.TO $‎ 60.56

-1.16%

3.4%

CM.TO $‎ 101.72

-2.29%

3.8%

ENB.TO $‎ 57.66

11.48%

4.1%

NA.TO $‎ 46.50

0.89%

3.9%

POT.TO $‎ 21.35

-13.77%

3.5%

PWF.TO $‎ 30.38

0.56%

3.7%

SJR.B $‎ 26.82

2.25%

3.6%

T.TO $‎ 43.27

0.58%

3.6%

TRP.TO $‎ 62.31

4.78%

4.2%

Cash

0.6%

Total

100.0%

Overall my portfolio is down 0.03% since last month. There were no cash contributions this month. For comparison my TI Index is up 0.28%, the DOW is down 0.50% and the TSX is up 0.88%. My investments are flat and performed poorly against the TSX but well against the DOW.

Winners this month include Transcanada (TRP.TO) up 4.78% and Enbridge ENB.TO) up 11.48% on the usual pipeline politics.

Loser is and Potash Corp (POT.TO) down 13.77% after being up a whopping 21.67% last month on news of planned merger with Agrium (AGU.TO).

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