Michael Simpson is senior portfolio manager for Sentry Select Capital Inc. in Toronto. Today's fund is Sentry Select Canadian Income Fund.
Globe 5-star rating
Top Five Holdings
Past Picks: May 14, 2008
K-Bro Linen Income Fund (KBL.UN-T)
Then: $12.37 Now: $11.49
Total return: +1.8%
Lassonde Industries (LAS.A-T)
Then: $43.25 Now: $35
Total return: -17.4%
Vermilion Energy Trust
Then: $42.12 Now: $28
Total return: -29.3%
Canadian Helicopters Income Fund (CHL.UN TSX) $8.70
"Canadian Helicopters is the largest helicopter transportation services company in Canada with over 130 aircraft operating from 40 bases."
Yellow Pages Bond 5.85%,
Nov. 18, 2019
"Yellow Pages provides both print and online directory information in Canada. It is well managed with lower debt levels compared to its global peers."
CML Healthcare Income Fund (CLC.UN TSX) $13.08
"CML Healthcare is the leading provider of laboratory testing services in Ontario and the largest provider of medical imaging in Canada. With a 30-per-cent market share for lab tests in Ontario, this is a very stable contractual business."
"The markets are looking past current economic data and projecting a rise in GDP. From a technical standpoint, the markets may continue to rally, but the rally will prove to be short-lived if the economy does not start to grow."
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