Growth Stocks

Growth stocks are companies that are likely to have sales and earnings growth well above market average. Frequently they pay few, if any, dividends. Instead they typically reinvest any extra cash flow to promote further growth. Chosen wisely—according to Pat McKeough’s advice—high-quality growth-oriented stocks can be worthwhile additions to most well-diversified portfolios.

Although growth stock picks can be highly volatile, they can make good long-term investments. They may be well-known stars or quiet gems, but they do share one common attribute—they are growing at a higher-than-average rate within their industry, or within the market as a whole, and could keep growing for years or decades.

And keep in mind that we focus on growth stocks, which have a good long-term history and favourable prospects. We downplay momentum stocks that tend to attract many investors simply because they are moving faster than the market averages, but are liable to fall sharply when their momentum fades.

There’s room for growth stock investing in your portfolio, but make sure you follow our TSI Network three-part Successful Investor strategy for your overall portfolio:

  1. Invest mainly in well-established companies;
  2. Spread your money out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry; Resources & Commodities; Consumer; Finance; Utilities);
  3. Downplay or avoid stocks in the broker/media limelight.

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Earnings up 6% for Dollarama despite increased competition

Earnings up 6% for Dollarama despite increased competition

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his advice on Canada’s leading dollar-store operator with 1,225 locations across the country and plans to grow to 1,700 stores by 2027.

Pat likes the company’s rising revenue and earnings and also its low debt. However,… Read More

Cintas benefits from an acquisition and rising demand

Cintas benefits from an acquisition and rising demand

This uniform rentals and emergency-equipment supplier saw earning jump 34.3% in the most-recent quarter. With its most-recent dividend increase, it has now raised that payment for 35 consecutive years.

Rising U.S. employment and more-favourable tax rates are set to further boost demand for its services.


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eBay faces activist pressure for spinoff

eBay faces activist pressure for spinoff

This e-commerce giant now has over 179 million active users worldwide, with $23.2 billion in merchandise sold through its network of sites. That volume led the company to record earnings in 2018.

Still, activist investors now want to see the company spin off its online… Read More

Visa Inc.’s earnings from electronic payments are up 17.4%

Visa Inc.’s earnings from electronic payments are up 17.4%

This leading credit card payments network processed 33.9 billion transactions in the recent quarter to generate $2.54 billion in quarterly earnings.

The company has reached a major settlement and continues to grow aggressively as more consumers use credit and debit cards instead of cash.


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