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Q: Need to rebuild industrial sector holdings - assume a clean slate. What percentage to invest in each subcategory with top picks [some suggested names-please provide your 2 or 3 top picks] and target buy price would be very helpful. (1) Engineering & Construction- WSP, NVEE, J, KBR, ETN and PWR [for electrification]; (2) Transportation- CNR, CP, TFII, CJT; (3) Goods: LMT, NOC, TDG, BWXT, DE, FLNG, FREY; (4) Services: WCN, GFL, TRI. Thank you.

Read Answer Asked by sam on November 30, 2022

Q: Please provide your top five Canadian and top five U.S companies that you consider to have superior pricing power. Thanks

Read Answer Asked by Greg on November 16, 2022

Q: I understand that the prairie farmers are having a good year with above average crop yields. This should be positive for the railways if they have sufficient capacity; particularly CP. On the other hand, if we are heading into a recession, they could suffer. Given the recent pullback what is your outlook for the railways for the short to medium term.
Thanks for your insight.

Read Answer Asked by Ian on October 03, 2022

Q: I have a significant amount of cash to invest. I would like to allocate to some very high-quality stocks across various industries that can be bought and held for a long period of time so they can compound. If you could pick 10 companies that meet this criteria, what would they be? I was thinking about BAM, MSFT, V, COST, CP, UNH, HD, JNJ, GOOG, BRK.b but am open to suggestions or changes to this list. No banks or energy please.

Read Answer Asked by Stefan on September 22, 2022

Q: Good afternoon 5i staff, Which asset class or classes are friendly for investors during a recession? For stocks, which sectors are to invest during a recession?

Two railway stocks, CP and CNR, which one do you prefer or should consider to split money equally to buy both of them?



Read Answer Asked by Lin on March 24, 2022

Q: My question: Which railroad would be carrying crude to USA. which would 5i find favorable in this market. EQNR would the dividend be taxable and my research indicates it is very well operated. I am looking at 400 shares and 150 for railway

Read Answer Asked by Guy on March 15, 2022

Q: Good Morning,

I have recently retired and need to improve yield. The above noted holdings have a low yield or have not performed well.

Can you please rate from first to sell down to last to sell and possibly provide some basic reasoning.

Thanks very much.

Read Answer Asked by Dave on March 10, 2022