Portfolio Update – Up 0.28% in August 2016

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

Ticker

Price (C$)

Price Change

Percentage

XSP $‎ 24.90

0.12%

21.5%

XMU $‎ 41.03

-1.63%

17.5%

XMW $‎ 35.64

-2.03%

22.9%

BNS.TO $‎ 69.81

5.28%

4.1%

BCE.TO $‎ 61.27

-2.02%

3.4%

CM.TO $‎ 104.10

4.95%

3.8%

ENB.TO $‎ 51.72

-3.71%

3.6%

NA.TO $‎ 46.09

3.09%

3.9%

POT.TO $‎ 24.76

21.67%

4.1%

PWF.TO $‎ 30.21

0.07%

3.7%

SJR.B $‎ 26.23

-0.94%

3.5%

T.TO $‎ 43.02

-1.53%

3.5%

TRP.TO $‎ 59.47

-1.77%

4.0%

Cash

0.5%

Total

100.0%

Overall my portfolio is up 0.28% since last month. There were no cash contributions this month. For comparison my TI Index is down 0.31%, the DOW is up 0.27% and the TSX is up 0.48%. My investments are up and performed normally against these indexes.

Winners this month include Scotiabank (BNS.TO) up 5.28%, CIBC (CM.TO) up 4.95% and Potash Corp (POT.TO) up a whopping 21.67% on news of planned merger with Agrium (AGU.TO).

Loser this month is Potash (ENB.TO) is down 3.71% on the usual pipeline approval woes.

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Portfolio Update – Down 0.82% in January 2015

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

Ticker

Price (C$)

Price Change

Percentage

AGU.TO $ 135.57

23.25%

4.8%

BBD.B $ 2.90

-30.12%

2.6%

BCE.TO $ 58.36

9.53%

4.1%

BMO.TO $ 72.93

-11.26%

3.6%

CM.TO $ 88.18

-11.68%

3.1%

CSU.TO $ 352.09

1.93%

3.6%

CVE.TO $ 24.07

0.42%

3.0%

ENB.TO $ 61.55

3.03%

4.1%

FTS $ 41.91

7.57%

4.6%

HSE $ 27.35

-0.55%

2.7%

MFC.TO $ 20.38

-8.12%

3.7%

NA $ 44.21

-10.58%

3.4%

POT.TO $ 46.26

12.64%

4.1%

POW $ 30.64

-3.53%

3.7%

RCI.B $ 45.18

0.02%

3.5%

RY.TO $ 71.74

-10.59%

3.5%

SJR.B $ 29.34

-6.41%

3.8%

SLF.TO $ 38.86

-7.30%

3.8%

SU.TO $ 37.90

2.71%

3.2%

T.TO $ 43.59

4.06%

3.9%

TCK.B $ 16.45

3.59%

2.4%

SCTY $ 61.69

-0.74%

2.2%

TRP.TO $ 56.54

-0.98%

4.0%

XBB $ 32.84

4.39%

8.1%

XSP $ 22.98

-3.20%

7.1%

Cash

3.2%

Total

100.0%

Overall my portfolio is down 0.82% since last month. There were no cash contributions. For comparison my TI Index is up 0.62%, the DOW is down 3.69% and the TSX is up 0.28%. My investments are down and performed poorly against the TSX.

Winners this month include Agrium (AGU.TO) up 23.25%, BCE (BCE.TO) up 9.53%, Fortis (FTS.TO) up 7.57%, Potash (POT.TO) up 12.64%.

Losers include Bombardier (BBD-B.TO) down 30.12%, CIBC (CM.TO) down 11.68%, Bank of Montreal (BMO.TO) down 11.26%, National Bank (NA.TO) down 10.58%, Royal Bank (RY.TO) down 10.59%, Shaw (SJR-B.TO) down 6.41% and Sun Life (SLF.TO) down 7.30%.

It was a very volatile month with many stocks experiencing big gains and many experiencing big losses.  The banks are all down 10% or more.

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Portfolio Update – Up 1.12% in October 2014

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

Ticker

Price (C$)

Price Change

Percentage

AGU.TO $ 110.27

10.76%

4.3%

BBD.B $ 3.71

-1.59%

3.8%

BCE.TO $ 50.05

4.51%

3.9%

BMO.TO $ 81.73

-0.85%

4.5%

BNS.TO $ 69.02

-0.36%

0.0%

CM.TO $ 102.89

2.29%

4.0%

CSU.TO $ 317.50

12.79%

4.6%

ENB.TO $ 53.33

-0.52%

4.0%

FTS $ 36.72

6.07%

4.5%

HSE $ 27.21

-11.48%

3.0%

L.TO $ 58.72

4.76%

5.1%

MFC.TO $ 21.39

-0.70%

4.3%

NA $ 52.68

3.23%

4.5%

POT.TO $ 38.47

-0.80%

3.8%

POW $ 29.74

-4.31%

4.0%

RCI.B $ 42.38

1.10%

3.7%

RY.TO $ 80.01

-0.05%

4.4%

SJR.B $ 28.94

5.43%

4.2%

SLF.TO $ 40.09

-1.26%

4.4%

SU.TO $ 40.02

-1.26%

3.8%

T.TO $ 40.39

5.62%

4.0%

TCK.B $ 17.81

-16.03%

2.9%

TD.TO $ 55.47

0.36%

0.0%

TRP.TO $ 55.55

-3.69%

4.4%

XBB $ 31.00

0.39%

8.5%

Cash

1.6%

Total

100.0%

Overall my portfolio is up 1.12% since last month. There were no cash contributions. For comparison my TI Index is down 0.26%, the DOW is up 2.04% and the TSX is down 2.32%.

My investments are up and performed well against most indexes, except the DOW.

Winners this month include Agrium (AGU.TO) up 10.76%, BCE (BCE/TO) up4.51%, Constellation Software (CSU.TO) up 12.79%, Fortis (FTS.TO) up 6.07%, Shaw (SJR-B.TO) up 5.43%.

Losers include Husky (HSE.TO) down 11.48%, Power Corp (POW.TO) down 4.31% and Teck Resources (TCK-B.TO) down 16.03%.

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Portfolio Update – Up 1.31% in August 2014

My portfolio balances at close of trading on 29th August were:

Ticker

Price (C$)

Price Change

Percentage

AGU.TO $ 102.82

3.44%

4.0%

BBD.B $ 3.66

-1.88%

3.7%

BCE.TO $ 48.95

-0.87%

3.8%

BMO.TO $ 83.66

2.94%

4.6%

BNS.TO $ 72.04

-2.66%

0.0%

CM.TO $ 103.91

2.67%

4.1%

CSU.TO $ 269.48

4.05%

3.9%

ENB.TO $ 54.23

1.46%

4.0%

FTS $ 33.52

-0.09%

4.1%

HSE $ 33.10

-0.21%

3.6%

L.TO $ 54.20

1.06%

4.7%

MFC.TO $ 21.95

-1.48%

4.4%

NA $ 52.31

7.19%

4.5%

POT.TO $ 38.19

-1.34%

3.7%

POW $ 32.04

-0.12%

4.3%

RCI.B $ 44.32

4.09%

3.8%

RY.TO $ 80.77

0.37%

4.4%

SJR.B $ 27.39

2.51%

4.0%

SLF.TO $ 40.43

-2.74%

4.4%

SU.TO $ 44.63

-0.31%

4.2%

T.TO $ 39.65

4.18%

3.9%

TCK.B $ 24.69

-5.51%

4.0%

TD.TO $ 57.25

0.40%

0.0%

TRP.TO $ 58.43

6.82%

4.6%

XBB $ 31.19

0.74%

8.5%

Cash

1.0%

Total

100.0%

Overall my portfolio is up 1.31% since last month. There were no cash contributions. For comparison my TI Index is up 2.18%, the DOW is up 3.23% and the TSX is up 1.92%.

My investments are up but performed poorly against all indexes.

Winners this month include Agruim (AGU.TO) up 3.44%, Constellation Software (CSU.TO) up 4.05%, National Bank (NA.TO) up 7.19% Rogers (RCI.TO) up 4.09%, Telus (T.TO) up 4.18% and TransCanada (TRP.TO) up 6.82%.

The only significant loser this month is Teck Resources (TCK.TO) down 5.51%.

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