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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This facilities operator offers a 6.7% yield

This facilities operator offers a 6.7% yield

This operator of senior-care facilities owns or manages more than 120 properties as well as home health-care branches.

The company enjoys steady cash flow in a growing business and recent acquisitions to expand its private-pay luxury facilities should help to offset a key risk for the… Read More

Retail banking and insurance growth sustain this 3.9% yield

Retail banking and insurance growth sustain this 3.9% yield

This leading Canadian bank’s higher earnings are due to banking and insurance gains.

The dividend yield is now a high 3.9%, reflecting a 4.1% dividend hike in May.


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ROYAL BANK OF CANADA, $103.46, Toronto symbol RY, reported higher earnings for its latest quarter thanks to better… Read More

Canada’s No. 2 wine producer expands its premium brand portfolio

Canada’s No. 2 wine producer expands its premium brand portfolio

Three winery acquisitions should add substantially to earnings from premium brands and generate higher profits for this leading Canadian wine producer.

Those wider profit margins, plus expected growth in wine consumption thanks to millennials, should boost the company’s sales and earnings.


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Strong performance and smart management separate
the best from the rest for durable growth and income.

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ANDREW PELLER LTD. (Toronto symbols… Read More

Integrated oil giant moves ahead with LNG

Crude prices will likely remain volatile for all of 2019. The best way to cut your oil price risk is with integrated producers because refineries achieve higher profit margins when they pay less for the crude oil they use as raw material.

This particular integrated producer… Read More