Canadian stock markets may be a very small segment of global stock markets in terms of market capitalization (3-4%), but they are home to some of the best companies in sectors such as finance, energy, mining and minerals.
The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is Canada’s most popular stock exchange. The TSX Composite Index, or simply the TSX, has 251 items with a market cap of $ 1, 917. 163 billion. The TSX has many variants or subsets such as the TSX 60, which represents the top 60 companies across the top sectors in Canada.
Smaller and lesser-known companies are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSXV). TSVX is an index with 400 ingredients and has a market cap of $ 18. $ 111 billion Euro. There is also the Montreal Stock Exchange, which is a derivative exchange, and NEX, a forum for companies that have fallen below TSXV’s current listing standards. (Market threshold at July 30, 2014.)
Companies With Proven Track Records
Suncor Energy (NYSE: SU SUSuncor Energy Inc .. 68 + 1. 28% Suncor Energy, an integrated energy company, made history in 1967 with its pioneering commercial production of crude oil from Canada’s Athabasca Oil Sands. Since then, the company has grown to become Canada’s largest energy company and is generating strong returns for its shareholders. The company, which has significant growth prospects and high-quality assets, focuses on operational excellence and financial strength and is a capable global player.
The capital allocation of the company is made on a number of guiding principles: to ensure the viability and reliability of operations, to make investments in profitable growth and to deliver value to shareholders. In Q2 2014, Suncor delivered value to shareholders with $ 338 million in dividends and $ 271 million in share repurchases. The company expects annual growth potential growth to be 10-12% in oil spills and 7-8% overall by 2020.
Royal Bank of Canada
(NYSE: RY RYRoyal Bank of Canada79. 0. 42% was created with Highstock 4. 2. 6, TSX: RY) the activities of Royal Bank of Canada and its subsidiaries are conducted under the main RBC name. It is the largest bank in Canada and the world’s 12 largest bank based on market capitalization (as of May 20, 2014)
It operates in 44 countries with a customer base of over 16 million worldwide. The bank generates 63% of its revenue from Canada, with 18% from the UK and the remaining 19% internationally. The bank’s business is highly diversified with a wide range of products and financial services serving individual and business customers. Business activity is split between personal and commercial banks (54%), Capital Markets (23%), asset management (11%), insurance (7%) and investment and financial services (5%)