Canadian blue chips

The majority of canadian blue chip stocks is quoted on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). The sector that is mainly represented on the TSX is the mining and oil &聽gas.

TSX (formerly TSE) is the largest stock exchange in Canada. 1577聽companies from Canada, Europe, the United States, and other countries are represented on the exchange. The framework for Toronto Stock Exchange was estabilished in 1852聽by a group of Toronto businessmen. They had the intention of forming an 鈥濧ssociation of Brokers鈥?

S&P/TSX Composite Index is the main index of TSX. has been calculated since 1977.聽It is the index of the stock prices of the largest blue chip stocks in Canada as measured by market capitalization. Companies listed in this index comprise about 70% of market capitalization for all Canadian-based companies listed on the TSX. There are 257聽constituents currently.

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Top 10聽constituents by index weight, as of September聽2013

Company Ticker Sector
Royal Bank of Canada RY Financials
Toronto-Dominion Bank TD Financials
Bank of Nova Scotia Halifax BNS Financials
Suncor Energy Inc SU Energy
Bank of Montreal BMO Financials
Canadian National Railways CNR Industrials
Enbridge Inc ENB Energy
Canadian Natural Resources CNQ Energy
BCE Inc BCE Telecommunication Services
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. VRX Health Care

S&P/TSX Composite Index constituents of Information Technology聽sector

  • Avigilon Corporation
  • BlackBerry Limited
  • Celestica Inc.
  • CGI Group Inc.
  • Constellation Software Inc.
  • Descartes Systems Group Inc.
  • MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
  • Open Text Corporation

Top Telecommunication services stocks of Toronto Stock Exchange

  • BCE Inc.
  • Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.
  • Rogers Communications Inc.
  • Telus Corporation

Consumer Discretionary sector

  • Aimia Inc.
  • Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
  • AutoCanada Inc.
  • BRP Inc.
  • Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
  • Cineplex Inc.
  • Cogeco Cable Inc.
  • Corus Entertainment Inc.
  • Dollarama Inc.
  • Dorel Industries Inc.
  • Gildan Activewear Inc.
  • Hudson's聽Bay Company
  • Linamar Corporation
  • Magna International Inc.
  • Martinrea International Inc.
  • Quebecor Inc.
  • Rona Inc.
  • Shaw Communications Inc.
  • Thomson Reuters Corporation
  • Tim Hortons Inc.

Consumer Staples sector

  • Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
  • Cott Corporation
  • Empire Company Limited
  • George Weston Limited
  • Jean Coutu Group Inc.
  • Loblaw Companies Limited
  • Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
  • Metro Inc.
  • Saputo Inc.
  • The North West Company Inc.

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Best Canadian stocks in Energy sector

  • Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd.
  • AltaGas Ltd.
  • ARC Resources Ltd.
  • Athabasca Oil Corporation
  • Bankers Petroleum Ltd.
  • Baytex Energy Corp.
  • Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.
  • Birchcliff Energy Ltd.
  • BlackPearl Resources Inc.
  • Bonavista Energy Corporation
  • Bonterra Energy Corp.
  • Calfrac Well Services Ltd.
  • Cameco Corporation
  • Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp.
  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited
  • Canadian Oil Sands Limited
  • Canyon Services Group Inc.
  • Cenovus Energy Inc.
  • Crescent Point Energy Corp.
  • Crew Energy Inc.
  • Enbridge Inc.
  • Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc.
  • Encana Corporation
  • Enerflex Ltd.
  • Enerplus Corporation
  • Ensign Energy Services Inc.
  • Freehold Royalties Ltd.
  • Gibson Energy Inc.
  • Gran Tierra Energy Inc.
  • Husky Energy Inc.
  • Imperial Oil Limited
  • Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • Ithaca Energy Inc.
  • Kelt Exploration Ltd.
  • Keyera Corp.
  • Legacy Oil + Gas Inc.
  • Lightstream Resources Ltd.
  • MEG Energy Corp.
  • Mullen Group Ltd.
  • NuVista Energy Ltd.
  • Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.
  • Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd.
  • Paramount Resources Ltd.
  • Parex Resources Inc.
  • Parkland Fuel Corporation
  • Pason Systems Inc.
  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation
  • Pengrowth Energy Corporation
  • Penn West Petroleum Ltd.
  • Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.
  • Precision Drilling Corporation
  • Raging River Exploration Inc.
  • RMP Energy Inc.
  • Savanna Energy Services Corp.
  • Secure Energy Services Inc.
  • ShawCor Ltd.
  • Suncor Energy Inc.
  • Surge Energy Inc.
  • Talisman Energy Inc.
  • TORC Oil & Gas Ltd.
  • Tourmaline Oil Corp.
  • TransCanada Corporation
  • TransGlobe Energy Corporation
  • Trican Well Service Ltd.
  • Trilogy Energy Corp.
  • Trinidad Drilling Ltd.
  • Veresen Inc.
  • Vermilion Energy Inc.
  • Whitecap Resources Inc.

Top Canadian stocks of Financial institutions

  • AGF Management Limited
  • Alaris Royalty Corp.
  • Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Artis Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
  • Brookfield Property Partners L.P.
  • Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.
  • Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment聽Trust
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
  • Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Canadian Western Bank
  • Chartwell Retirement Residences
  • CI Financial Corp.
  • Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust
  • DH Corporation
  • Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Dream Office Real Estate Investment Trust
  • DREAM Unlimited Corp.
  • Dundee Corporation
  • Element Financial Corporation
  • Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
  • First Capital Realty Inc.
  • FirstService Corporation
  • Genworth MI Canada Inc.
  • Granite Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Great-West Lifeco Inc.
  • H&R Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Home Capital Group Inc.
  • IGM Financial Inc.
  • Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services聽Inc.
  • Intact Financial Corporation
  • Laurentian Bank of Canada
  • Manulife Financial Corporation
  • National Bank of Canada
  • Northern Property Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Onex Corporation
  • Power Corporation of Canada
  • Power Financial Corporation
  • RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Sun Life Financial Inc.
  • TMX Group Limited
  • Toronto-Dominion Bank

Health Care sector

  • Catamaran Corporation
  • Extendicare Inc.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

Industrial sector

  • Aecon Group Inc.
  • Air Canada
  • ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.
  • Badger Daylighting Ltd.
  • Black Diamond Group Limited
  • Bombardier Inc.
  • CAE Inc.
  • Canadian National Railway Company
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Limited
  • Finning International Inc.
  • Horizon North Logistics Inc.
  • Newalta Corporation
  • Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd.
  • Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated
  • Russel Metals Inc.
  • SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
  • Stantec Inc.
  • Superior Plus Corp.
  • Toromont Industries Ltd.
  • Transcontinental Inc.
  • TransForce Inc.
  • Wajax Corporation
  • WestJet Airlines Ltd.
  • Westport Innovations Inc.
  • Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation
  • WSP Global Inc.

Materials sector

  • Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
  • Agrium Inc.
  • Alacer Gold Corp.
  • Alamos Gold Inc.
  • Argonaut Gold Inc.
  • AuRico Gold Inc.
  • B2Gold Corp.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation
  • Canexus Corporation
  • Canfor Corporation
  • Capstone Mining Corp.
  • CCL Industries Inc.
  • Centerra Gold Inc.
  • Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund
  • China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd.
  • Detour Gold Corporation
  • Dominion Diamond Corporation
  • Eldorado Gold Corporation
  • First Majestic Silver Corp.
  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
  • Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.
  • Franco-Nevada Corporation
  • Goldcorp Inc.
  • HudBay Minerals Inc.
  • Iamgold Corporation
  • Interfor Corporation
  • Intertape Polymer Group Inc.
  • Kinross Gold Corporation
  • Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation
  • Lundin Mining Corporation
  • Major Drilling Group International Inc.
  • Methanex Corporation
  • Nevsun Resources Ltd.
  • New Gold Inc.
  • Norbord Inc.
  • NovaGold Resources Inc.
  • OceanaGold Corporation
  • Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd
  • Pan American Silver Corp.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
  • Pretium Resources Inc.
  • Primero Mining Corp.
  • Semafo Inc.
  • Sherritt International Corporation
  • Silver Standard Resources Inc.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp.
  • Tahoe Resources Inc.
  • Teck Resources Limited
  • Torex Gold Resources Inc.
  • Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd.
  • West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
  • Yamana Gold Inc.

Utilities sector

  • Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
  • ATCO Ltd.
  • Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P.
  • Canadian Utilities Limited
  • Capital Power Corporation
  • Emera Incorporated
  • Fortis Inc.
  • Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.
  • Just Energy Group Inc.
  • Northland Power Inc.
  • TransAlta Corporation

Sector constituents as of September 2014.

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