Thanks to a better supply of computer chips, controlling a variety of vehicle functions such as power steering and braking, Toyota and Honda are once again increasing their production. They are also benefitting from the low value of the Japanese yen, which makes their products… Read More
What are value stocks?
One of the sweetest and most profitable pleasures of successful investing is to buy high-quality “value stocks” (or stocks that are reasonably priced, if not cheap, in relation to its sales, earnings or assets), then hold on to them as mainstream investors recognize the value and push up the share price.
Value stocks are stocks trading lower than their financial fundamentals suggest. They are perceived as undervalued, and have the potential to rise. Many new tech stocks, for instance, start out as growth stocks and transition into value stocks.
They have a low price-to-earnings and price-to-book ratios—which is why they’re less expensive than growth stocks. Due to this fundamental distinction, a value stock is often traded at a more affordable rate than a growth stock.
To investors, they see companies that fall into this category as undervalued. These investors are less likely to invest in a growth stock because they feel that value company’s stock will eventually reach their full potential once they are recognized by the market.
Generally speaking, the climb is steady for value stocks. The only other way for it to emerge into the market like a growth stock is for it to be a bit more innovative with its products or services.
Pat McKeough is an expert at delving into a company’s financial statements and identifying undervalued securities and value stocks. That’s because value stocks are the foundation of any long term investment strategy, at TSI Network we also recommend our three-part Successful Investor strategy:
- Invest mainly in well-established companies;
- Spread your money out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry; Resources & Commodities; the Consumer sector; Finance; Utilities);
- Downplay or avoid stocks in the broker/media limelight.
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FEDEX CORP. $176 is still a buy for long-term gains. The company (New York symbol FDX; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 260.2 million; Market cap: $45.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.5; Dividend yield: 2.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.fedex.com) delivers packages and documents in the U.S. and 220… Read More
These three leading foodmakers continue to post strong sales gains, mainly because they are increasing their selling prices as they cope with higher costs for ingredients, labour and fuel.
So far, thanks to their strong brands, the higher prices have not significantly hurt their volumes. All… Read More
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA $66 is a buy. The stock (Toronto symbol BNS; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 1.2 billion; Market cap: $79.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.6; Dividend yield: 6.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.scotiabank.com) is down 28% since the start of 2022, mainly… Read More
GANNETT CO. INC. $1.57 remains a hold. The company (New York symbol GCI; Conservative-Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector: Shares outstanding: 146.7 million; Market cap: $230.3 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.1; Dividend suspended in 2020; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative; www.gannett.com) merged with GateHouse Media, and its parent company New Media Investment Group… Read More
Strong demand for replacement car parts due to a shortage of new cars continue to boost earnings at Genuine Parts and Snap-On. Still, we feel Genuine is the better pick for your new buying due to its wider product range.
GENUINE PARTS CO. $171 is a.. Read More
HP INC. $27 is a hold. The company (New York symbol HPQ; Manufacturing sector; Shares outstanding: 1.05 billion; Market cap: $28.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.5; Dividend yield: 3.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.hp.com) is a leading maker of personal computers and printers.
The stock is down about 28% since the… Read More
HOME CAPITAL GROUP INC. $28 (www.homecpaital.com) remains a hold for aggressive investors. The alternative mortgage lender recently launched an offer to repurchase up to $115 million of its shares (roughly 11% of the total outstanding) through a Dutch auction process. However, it ultimately repurchased only $44.3 million worth… Read More
TRANSCONTINENTAL INC. $17 is still a buy for aggressive investors. The company (Toronto symbol TCL.A; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 86.9 million; Market cap: $1.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.5; Dividend yield: 5.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.tctranscontinental.com) is Canada’s leading commercial printer. It also makes plastic packaging.
In… Read More
The shares of these two heavy equipment suppliers have slumped recently as investors fear a recession would hurt their earnings growth. However, both firms now get most of their revenue from servicing equipment, which cuts their reliance on new equipment sales. Their strong balance sheets… Read More
DIAGEO PLC ADRs $169 (www.diageo.com) is still a hold. The U.K.-based maker of premium alcoholic beverages reported that its sales in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2022 rose 15.4%, to 15.45 billion British pounds from 12.73 billion pounds in 2021 (1 pound = $1.48 Cdn.). That’s largely… Read More
Shares of drug wholesaler McKesson hit an all-time high of $375 in August 2022. That’s largely due to its role in distributing COVID-19 vaccines. The U.S. government just extended this deal through July 2023, which will help the company profit from the rollout of booster… Read More
WELLS FARGO & CO. $41 remains a buy. The bank (New York symbol WFC; Income Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 3.8 billion; Market cap: $155.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.1; Dividend yield: 2.9%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.wellsfargo.com) is third-largest banking firm in the U.S., with total assets of $1.90… Read More
TORONTO-DOMINION BANK $88 (www.td.com) is a buy. TD recently agreed to pay $1.3 billion U.S. for investment banking firm Cowen Inc. (Nasdaq symbol COWN); it provides a wide range of services to corporate clients, including brokerage, stock and bond underwriting, initial public offerings and advice on mergers and… Read More
As a seller of mutual funds and wealth management services, IGM’s fee income rises and falls with the value of the securities it manages. Due to the drop in stock values, IGM shares are down 20% since the start of 2022. However, the current uncertainty… Read More
FedEx’s shares hit a new all-time high of $320 in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to prompt consumers to buy more goods online. The stock has moved lower as physical stores re-opened and rising fuel and other costs hurt its earnings. However, a new… Read More
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO. $159 is a buy. The company (New York symbol AXP, Conservative Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 749.8 million; Market cap: $119.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.5; Dividend yield: 2.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.americanexpress.com) is one of the world’s largest issuers of payment cards.
Despite rising interest… Read More
In the past few years, securely connecting to the Internet has become crucial as more businesses sell goods and transfer sensitive information online. As well, more non-computer devices—like cars and household appliances—are connecting to the “Internet of Things.” It’s likely that more than 64 billion… Read More
LINAMAR CORP. $60 remains a buy. The company (Toronto symbol LNR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing sector; Shares outstanding: 63.6 million; Market cap: $3.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.6; Dividend yield: 1.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.linamar.com) makes a variety of automotive parts, including cylinder heads and cylinder blocks. It also… Read More
Shortages of computer chips and other parts continue to hinder the production of cars. That’s goods news for Genuine Parts, as consumers will need to buy more replacement parts for their existing vehicles. Still, even when the supply of new cars improves, the company will… Read More
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