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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FedEx’s shares are cheap and poised for outperformance

FedEx’s shares are cheap and poised for outperformance

FedEx’s strong financial health and strategic acumen are reinforced by the upward revision of its consensus earnings. Its impressive track record of surpassing earnings expectations further bolsters this sentiment.

Meanwhile, dividend growth and active share buybacks also underscore the management’s belief in the intrinsic value of… Read More

Earnings grew 18.6% at Adobe

Earnings grew 18.6% at Adobe

Adobe is one of several that have moved up lately due to investor enthusiasm for artificial intelligence (AI) products. While the shares look expensive in relation to earnings, we still like the company’s long-term prospects.

In fact, the company is a #1 Power Buy for 2024… Read More

Get 2.7% yield from 3M

Get 2.7% yield from 3M

A series of strategic financial decisions aimed at resolving longstanding legal disputes and refocusing its business operations puts 3M in a stronger position going forward. Even though the company cut its dividend as a result of a spinoff, the new rate is more sustainable. Job… Read More