Quantum International Income Corp. (QIC) Is Yet to See Trading Action on Feb 14

February 14, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Shares of Quantum International Income Corp. (CVE:QIC) closed at 0.6 yesterday. Quantum International Income Corp. currently has a total float of 70.32 million shares and on average sees 16,026 shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 0.05 and high of 0.75.

What Drives The Canadian Economy?

Canada is an important aspect of the North American economy. While the US is relatively bigger, it still has interesting potentials to drive economic growth in the region.
With a thriving equity market, any nation has the capacity to carry out long-term prospects. In Canada, for example, there is the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). The benchmark index is the S&P/TSX Composite Index, replacing the TSE 300 Index.

Facts About the S&P/TSX Composite Index

The S&P/TSX Composite Index is a free-float market-capitalization-weighted index like most leading indices in the world. This means that its components are the most actively traded stocks on the TSX, excluding those that are held by inside traders, venture capitalists, and government entities. Stocks held by these stakeholders are not frequently traded, which is why it is useless to include them on indices. Quantum International Income Corp. is one of the stocks traded on it.

The S&P/TSX Composite Index had recorded its all-time high of 15,657.63 in September 2014, thanks to the gains in crude oil prices that primarily led the surge in the Energy and Financials sectors’ the two biggest sectors on the weighted index. Meanwhile, it had recorded its all-time low of 217.50 in February 1950. As of October 31, 2014, more than 1,500 companies are listed on the TSX. By the end of May, the TSX already had a market capitalization of $2.78 trillion. The regular trading session on the TSX begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. There is also a post-market session that lasts from 4:15 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

What Makes Up the S&P/TSX Composite Index

There are numerous requirements in order for companies to be included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index. For starters, of course, they need to be listed on the TSX. Consequently, they must operate in accordance to all existing Canadian corporate laws. As Quantum International Income Corp. is still listed, this means that the stock complies with all laws.

In order to become a component of the S&P/TSX Composite Index, a stock must weigh at least 0.05% of the index. Prior to rebalancing, it must have traded an average of C$1 in the preceding three months and at least C$1 in the last three sessions leading to the month of review. Moreover, its trading volume must weigh at least 0.025% of the overall trading volume of all eligible stocks.

About 250 companies make up the S&P/TSX Composite Index. The Financials and Energy sectors alone account for 56% of it, with the former making up 36% and the latter making up 20%. The next biggest sectors include the Materials, Industrial, and Consumer Discretionary sectors.

Because the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has recently decided to cut oil production rate to lift oil prices, the Energy sector of the S&P/TSX Composite Index is poised for potential gains. Professional analysts might be interested how this will affect Quantum International Income Corp..

Investing on the TSX is an ideal way to bet on the Canadian economy. With a promising long-term growth, investors will surely benefit from valuable returns be it in the near term or the longer term.

More notable recent Quantum International Income Corp. (CVE:QIC) news were published by: Stockhouse.com which released: “Quantum International Income Corp. Announces Voting Results of 2018 Annual …” on January 24, 2018, also Marketwired.com with their article: “EG Capital Inc. Announces Annual Results for the Year Ended February 28, 2014” published on June 30, 2014, Prnewswire.com published: “Quantum Corporation Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2018 Results” on November 09, 2017. More interesting news about Quantum International Income Corp. (CVE:QIC) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Miami-Dade hospital sale terminated; State probe launched amid lawsuit” published on November 24, 2015 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Quantum Corp’s (QTM) CEO Raghu Rao on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: November 10, 2017.

Quantum International Income Corp., a healthcare company, focuses on delivering integrated health solutions in the United States. The company has market cap of $42.19 million. It operates surgery centers for special surgeries in Essex County in New Jersey. It currently has negative earnings. The company, through its subsidiary, Multiple Media Entertainment Inc., acquires and provides programming to media outlets, filmmakers, program producers, and suppliers.

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