Below is a summary of my top stock holdings.
I’ll be covering my top stocks and other investments in my posts – stay tuned.
I consider the stocks below as part of my buy and hold stocks. Meaning I purchased them with the intention to never sell them. My intention is to hold onto them and eventually live off the dividends (with the exception of Berkshire Hathaway which doesn’t yet pay a dividend).
Top 20 US and International stocks in my investment portfolio:
- Berkshire Hathaway Inc. – B shares
- Philip Morris International Inc.
- Johnson and Johnson (Post covering Johnson & Johnson – Jan 25, 2017)
- Exxon Mobil Corporation
- Nike Inc. (Post covering Nike – Jan 8, 2017)
- The Coca-Cola Co.
- Emerson Electric Co.
- Diageo PLC (ADR)
- British American Tobacco PLC (ADR)
- Chevron Corporation
- Walt Disney Co.
- Hershey Co.
- Colgate-Palmolive Company
- PepsiCo, Inc.
- Procter & Gamble Co.
- General Electric Company
- Medtronic PLC
- Visa Inc.
- Kimberly Clark Corp.
- 3M Co.
Top 10 Canadian stocks in my investment portfolio:
- Bank of Nova Scotia
- Royal Bank of Canada
- Toronto-Dominion Bank
- Canadian National Railway Company
- Canadian Pacific Railway Limited
- Rogers Communications Inc.
- BCE Inc.
- Telus Corporation
- Fortis Inc.
- Shaw Communications Inc.
Top 5 ETFs and Mutual Funds in my investment portfolio:
- iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF – Tracks the performance of the S&P/TSX 60 Index which consists of the 60 largest companies on the TSX (the 60 largest Canadian based companies).
- iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index ETF – Tracks the performance of the S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index which consists of Canada’s largest REITs on the TSX.
- Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF – Tracks the performance of the S&P 500 which consists of the 500 largest companies listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ (essentially the 500 largest US based companies).
- Vanguard REIT ETF – Tracks the performance of the MSCI US REIT Index which is a gauge of US real estate stocks.
- Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund – Tracks the performance of the Utilities Select Sector Index which is a gauge of US utilities stocks.