TC ENERGY INC., $57.83, is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol TRP; Shares outstanding: 983.5 million; Market cap: $57.8 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 6.2%; www.tcenergy.com.) recently formed an alliance with Mexico’s state-owned power company (Comision Federal de Electricidad) to jointly build and operate a new,… Read More
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NEWMONT CORP. $43.90, remains a buy for long-term growth and as a hedge against inflation. The company (New York symbol NEM; Shares outstanding: 793.7 million; Market cap: $35.3 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 5.0%; www.newmont.com) is the world’s largest gold producer. It also produces copper, silver, lead… Read More
IBM, $125.74, is still a buy. The company (New York symbol IBM; Shares outstanding: 903.2 million; Market cap: $109.8 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 5.3%) has now transferred $16 billion of its pension obligations (about 40% of its total liabilities) to life insurance companies Prudential Financial… Read More
The shares of oil and gas stocks remain high as the U.S. and other economies recover—and with the Ukraine conflict. We continue to recommend that most investors maintain some exposure to the oil and gas industry as part of a balanced portfolio. But to cut risk,… Read More
IMPERIAL OIL LTD., $64.87, is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol IMO; Shares o/s: 636.7 million; Market cap: $41.3 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 2.1%; www.imperialoil.ca) is teaming up with E3 Lithium Ltd. (Toronto Venture symbol ETL) to extract lithium from below the historic Leduc oil field,… Read More
ISHARES MSCI TAIWAN INDEX FUND, $45.22, is a buy for aggressive investors. The ETF (New York symbol EWT; buy or sell through brokers) gives you direct exposure to some of the top public companies of this East Asian powerhouse economy.
The fund’s largest holding is Taiwan Semiconductor at 20.9%… Read More
The major Canadian and U.S. stock markets, while still subject to volatility, have moved back up since their initial COVID-19 drop. Nonetheless, we think that if you can afford to stay in the market for several years or longer, now is still a good time… Read More
VANECK VECTORS VIETNAM ETF, $13.02, is a buy for aggressive investors. This emerging-markets ETF (New York symbol VNM) lets you tap leading Vietnamese companies as well as foreign firms that get a significant share of their revenue from this Southeast Asian nation. The fund started up in August 2009… Read More
The market plunge at the start of the COVID-19 crisis hurt the unit price of most REITs. That’s because the pandemic forced many businesses—among them REIT tenants—to temporarily close. However, as the pandemic wanes, the economy is recovering. That lets the following two REITs maintain,… Read More
BCE INC., $59.87, is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol BCE; Shares outstanding: 911.9 million; Market cap: $55.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 6.2%) is Canada’s largest traditional telephone service provider. The telecom also offers wireless services and high-speed Internet access to consumers and businesses. That’s… Read More
Both Loblaw and Metro successfully weathered the pandemic. In fact, the shares of both are now trading near all-time highs for our subscribers! Meanwhile, many of their customers who opted for home delivery (or in-store pickup) during pandemic lockdowns are sticking with that value-added service… Read More
TD BANK, $87.48, (Toronto symbol TD; Shares outstanding: 1.8 billion; Market cap: $159.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.1%; www.td.com) purchased the U.S. credit card portfolio of retailer Target Corp. (New York symbol TGT) in March 2013. TD also then became the exclusive issuer of… Read More
With a focus on renewable energy, this power generator holds a lot of conceptual appeal for investors. TransAlta Rewewables supports its high dividend by selling its wind and other power under long-term guaranteed contracts. This includes sales to its blue-chip parent, TransAlta Corp. To further cut… Read More
Q: May I have your recommendation on the ETF trading under the symbol XDIV? I am considering it for its dividend income. Thanks.
A: iShares Core MSCI Canadian Quality Dividend Index ETF, $23.46, symbol XDIV on Toronto (Units outstanding: 30.4 million; Market cap: $713.2 million; www.blackrock.com/ca), tracks the MSCI Canada High Dividend Yield 10% Security Capped Index.
This index aims to invest in Canadian stocks with above-average dividend yields… Read More
A: PerkinElmer Inc., $128.75, symbol PKI on New York (Shares outstanding: 126.2 million; Market cap: $15.7 billion; Manufacturing sector; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.perkinelmer.com), manufactures analytical and genetic testing equipment, diagnostic tools, and other products and services for the life sciences, food, environmental, and related industries.
In… Read More
Q: I have done well with your advice over the years. What do you think of Kellogg and its plan to split up. Is it a buy? Thanks.
A: Kellogg Company, $72.22, symbol K on New York, (Shares outstanding: 340.1 million; Market cap: $24.2 billion; www.kelloggs.com), is a major maker of food products in North America and the rest of the world.
The company’s principal products are snacks, such as crackers, savory snacks, toaster… Read More
As our long-time clients and readers know, we generally have a low opinion of stock market indicators.
Promoters of market indicators like to portray their discoveries as the product of a great deal of investment research, just like scientific studies. This is a ruse at best… Read More
W.W. GRAINGER INC., $489.19, symbol GWW on New York, is a leading wide product line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the U.K. Grainger serves more than 4.5 million customers worldwide offering more than 2 million maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products… Read More
CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL INC., $1,502.76, remains a buy. The stock (symbol CMG on New York) lets you tap this Mexican restaurant chain, headquartered in Denver. The company is a fast-food leader charging slightly higher prices than its competitors but offering better quality food, including naturally… Read More
CINTAS CORP., $388.19, Nasdaq symbol CTAS, is a buy for aggressive investors.
The company designs and makes uniforms, then sells them to businesses, mainly in North America. It also offers related products and services such as office-cleaning and first-aid kits.
Cintas continues to benefit as more businesses,… Read More
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