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Recently, one of our Inner Circle members asked about a stock certificate for Consolidated Denison Mines, a company that no longer trades on any stock exchange. Our research showed that Consolidated Denison had merged in 1960 with Can-Met Explorations and was renamed Denison Mines Limited. That company now trades in Toronto under the symbol DML. We gave him the number …read more »
P/e ratios (the ratio of a stock’s price to its per-share earnings) are published regularly in newspapers and on the Internet. These financial ratios are widely followed, and are an important part of many investors’ decision making.
Typically, you calculate p/e’s using a stock’s current price and its earnings for the previous 12 months. The general rule is that the …read more »
Some investors follow a “sector rotation” approach to investing. That’s when you try to hop from sector to sector, underweighting or overweighting their holdings in certain sectors of the stock market depending on a forecast of the stage of the economic cycle, or other factors.
Sector rotation can work in any one year, say. However, it’s difficult if not impossible to …read more »
Toromont Industries Ltd., symbol TIH on Toronto, is a distributor of a broad range of Caterpillar and industrial equipment. As well, its CIMCO division makes refrigeration systems.
Toromont is one of the growth stocks we analyze in Stock Pickers Digest.
In the three months ended June 30, 2011, this Canadian stock pick’s revenue rose 9.3% to $344.6 million from $315.3 million …read more »
When we’re looking for stocks to recommend in our newsletters and investment services, our stock market research puts a lot of importance on the amount of goodwill that a company carries as an asset on its balance sheet.
Goodwill is an accounting entry that reflects the price that the company paid for its acquisitions, minus the value of the tangible …read more »
Many investors fear that today’s market turmoil indicates that we are headed for a new dip in economic activity — the second part of the widely predicted “double dip” recession.
However, while a renewed economic slide is a possibility, I don’t expect to see it happen. My view is that the economy is stagnating because of uncertainty over the outlook for …read more »
Every Wednesday, we publish our “Investor Toolkit” series on TSI Network. Whether you’re a beginning or experienced investor, these weekly updates are designed to give you specific investment advice. Each Investor Toolkit update gives you a fundamental piece of investing strategy, and shows you how you can put it into practice right away.
Today’s tip: “The best way to use technical …read more »
Today’s market turmoil is making many investors wonder if we face a replay of the 2007-2009 market plunge.
However, I strongly doubt that we’ve set off on a new multi-year market decline. More likely, we are in a short-term setback — a “correction.” But nobody can consistently predict market trends.
That’s why I continue to advise that you limit aggressive investments to …read more »
Please take note of our new weekly feature: Every Friday, we’re going to bring you our latest advice and stock research on companies from our weekly Inner Circle Q&A service, in which I answer specific investment questions from our members.
I hope you enjoy and profit from the stock research we bring you in this new weekly feature.
Q: Dear Patrick: …read more »
During times of market turbulence like we’ve seen in the past few days, it’s easy for investors to panic and make mistakes. Here are three common ones we’ve noticed over the years:
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