Jim Bates

Jim is an associate editor at TSI Network. He is the lead reporter and analyst for The Successful Investor and Wall Street Stock Forecaster and a member of the Investment Planning Committee. Jim has held the Chartered Financial Analyst designation since 1992. Jim worked at the Financial Post DataGroup from 1988 to 2000 before joining TSI Network. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto.

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Earnings are up 19.4% at NortonLifeLock

Earnings are up 19.4% at NortonLifeLock

Improved user numbers and higher average revenue per user led to a 10.5% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter.

A recent cybersecurity acquisition continues to add to its global user base.

The stock trades at just 15.1 times the company’s 2022 earnings forecast.

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Get a 4.3% yield from North West Company

Get a 4.3% yield from North West Company

This firm’s food stores remained open during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic as they provide essential products to remote communities. The company maintained its dividend and the stock has rebounded strongly from its March 2020 low of $22.

The sound balance sheet and dominant market… Read More

Earnings just rose 17.9% at Thomson Reuters Corp.

Earnings just rose 17.9% at Thomson Reuters Corp.

This firm’s shares have soared since the company began divesting itself of its financial information business and placing the proceeds into its remaining legal, tax and other specialized information businesses.

Demand for the company’s products is strong as corporations continue to deal with new tax codes… Read More

Enjoy 5.3% yield from Suncor Energy Inc.

Enjoy 5.3% yield from Suncor Energy Inc.

Oil stocks continue to rebound from their 2020 lows as oil and gas prices push to multi-year highs.

And thanks to new caps on greenhouse gas emissions, we feel those prices will remain elevated as producers focus on improving efficiency rather than spending on exploration… Read More

Get 4.4% yield from Telus Corp.

Get 4.4% yield from Telus Corp.

Improved sales of landline phone, Internet, TV and home security services led to a 6.8% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter.

A recent partnership with a major auto maker should add new revenue areas as the firm continues to build out its… Read More