Tag Archives: PGF

Spring Cleaning

27 Mar

It’s been a long time coming.  Today, I decided it was time to say goodbye to some old poor performing stocks like 200 shares of Manulife Financial Corp (+$16.10), 110 shares of Pengrowth Engery (-$103.44) and last but not least, 300 shares of Potash Corporation (-$99.90). 

I welcome back Chemtrade Logistics to my core portfolio once again.  I had the misgiving of selling my shares too prematurely.  If I had kept them, I’d be several thousands in the green.  It is a unit trust pays 10 cents per month, in which, I’ll be receiving $109/month in distributions. 

QT RRSP-  240 @ $16.58
QT TFSA- 850 @ $16.58

I’m on the heavy ended on this stock, it’s a bit risky for me if the stock does go down a dollar or more. But I know if I’ll forget about for a year, I’ll be receiving $1308 in the end.  Of course, I hope shares will appreciate to $18 then I’ll be in the money!

Downsizing my number of stocks!

24 Feb

Time to re-evaluate my stock portfolio.  Truth be told, I have a few stocks working at too many different ways.  If I had invested 100 shares instead of 40 shares of Mastercard, I’d be sitting on a $6458 profit!  But really, do I want to tie up so much money into one stock?  Not really, but on the other hand, all my other little stocks are tying up my money with losses or with little gain. 

Who’s on my chopping block?  These are companies that have not performed to my expectations.  Free up some cash and invest into ONE stock. 

  1. 100 shares of BMO:  Current loss of $254.95, quarterly dividends -> sell at breakeven
  2. 200 shares of MFC:  Current loss of $234.95, quarterly dividends -> sell at breakeven
  3. 500 shares of POT:  Current loss of $339.50, quarterly dividends, overweight -> sell at $1000 gain
  4. 110 shares of PGF:  Current loss of $69.85, monthly dividends -> sell at breakeven
  5. 100 shares of ECA:  Current gain of $204.05, quarterly dividends -> sell at $250 gain

Added Pengrowth Energy Corp to my QT RRSP

16 Jan

Any cash sitting in Questrade account means money not working towards my advantage.  It does not pay any interest.  I had some extra cash in my QT RRSP, $1200 to buy a stock.

Pengrowth Energy Corp wouldn’t be at the top of my list to add into my position.  However, it does pay 7 cents per month in dividends.  Currently, it’s trading around $10.50/share.  I have just enough money to buy 110 @ $10.50/share.

Hopefully within the year, I will see a significant price appreciation in addition to dividends of $92.40 from my little investment in PGF.