In response to slowing demand for its traditional mainframe computers and consulting services, IBM is now shifting it focus to the faster-growing field of cloud computing (where users go online to access software and data stored on remote servers). That plan took a big leap… 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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On November 1, 2015, the old Hewlett-Packard Co. split into two firms—Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. For every share they held in the old HP, shareholders received one share in each of the new companies.
Both firms continue to benefit from the split: HP is now… Read More
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO. $153 is a buy. The company (New York symbol AXP, Conservative Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 805.6 million; Market cap: $123.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.7; Dividend yield: 1.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.americanexpress.com) was once best known for its travellers cheques and travel-related services. Today,… Read More
LEON’S FURNITURE LTD. $22 (www.leons.ca) is a buy. It operates 304 stores that sell furniture and home appliances, mainly under the Leon’s, Brick, and Appliance Canada banners. To slow the spread of new variants of COVID-19, the Ontario government has implemented a new stay-at-home order until early May… Read More
TELUS CORP. $26 is a buy. The stock (Toronto symbol T; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 1.3 billion; Market cap: $33.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.3; Dividend yield: 4.8%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.telus.com) lets investors tap Canada’s third-largest wireless carrier after Rogers Communications (No… Read More
The shares of all five of Canada’s major banks have moved up sharply as the economy recovers from last year’s COVID-19 downturn. That’s helping to lift earnings as they take back some of the funds they previously set aside for potential loan defaults and so.
Restrictions… Read More
CANON INC. ADRs $22 (www.canon.com) is a hold. The company’s sales in the fourth quarter of 2020 fell 0.8%, to $7.16 billion from $8.05 billion a year earlier. That’s mainly because the shutdown of offices due to COVID-19 hurt demand for its printers, copiers and other office equipment… Read More
American Express fell to $67 in March 2020 but has since soared back on expectations the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines will spur vacation and entertainment spending. The company will also continue to benefit as more people shop online. What’s more, its focus on affluent clients… Read More
DIAGEO PLC ADR $165 is a hold. The company (New York symbol DEO; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; ADRs outstanding: 629.0 million; Market cap: $103.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 6.1; Dividend yield: 2.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.diageo.com) is spending $80 million to expand its production of increasingly popular… Read More
Shares of these four foodmakers continue to improve as COVID-19 restrictions keep people at home and limit their access to restaurants.
That trend will likely continue even as vaccinations let governments ease stay-at-home guidelines. While all four of these stocks benefit from that new reality, we… Read More
MOLSON COORS CANADA INC. $60 (www.molsoncoors.com) is a hold. Many bars and restaurants remain closed or continue to operate at reduced capacity due to COVID-19. Molson’s sales in the quarter ended December 31, 2020, fell 7.7%, to $2.29 billion from $2.49 billion a year earlier (all amounts except… Read More
RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC. $81 is a buy for aggressive investors. The company (Toronto symbol QSR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 465.5 million; Market cap: $37.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 5.0; Dividend yield: 3.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.rbi.com) has 27,025 fast-food outlets in over 100 countries: 18,625… Read More
Both Great-West and IGM stand to gain as more baby boomers retire in the next few years. However, we continue to prefer IGM for your new buying. That’s because Great-West is more vulnerable to potentially higher interest rates, which would hurt the value of its… Read More
MOLSON COORS BEVERAGE CO. $47 is still a hold. The company (New York symbol TAP; Aggressive Growth Portfolios, Consumer sector; Shares o/s: 216.8 million; Market cap: $10.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.1; Dividend suspended in March 2020; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.molsoncoors.com) is one of the world’s largest beer brewers.
Many… Read More
BOEING CO. $229 remains a hold. The aircraft maker (New York symbol BA; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 583.0 million; Market cap: $133.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.3; Dividend suspended in June 2020; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.boeing.com) has received approval from aviation regulators for… Read More
LINAMAR CORP. $72 remains a buy. The company (Toronto symbol LNR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 65.4 million; Market cap: $4.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.8; Dividend yield: 0.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.linamar.com) makes a variety of automotive parts, including cylinder heads and cylinder blocks… Read More
TRANSCONTINENTAL INC. $22 is still a buy for aggressive investors. Canada’s leading commercial printer (Toronto symbol TCL.A; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 87.0 million; Market cap: $1.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend yield: 4.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.tctranscontinental.com) paid $1.7 billion for Chicago-based Coveris Americas in… Read More
FINNING INTERNATIONAL INC. $30 is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol FTT; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 162.1 million; Market cap: $4.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.8; Dividend yield: 2.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.finning.com) sells and services Caterpillar-brand heavy equipment in Western Canada, South… Read More
Continuing COVID-19 lockdowns, particularly in Ontario and Quebec, will undoubtedly limit sales and earnings for these leading retailers. However, all of them have expanded their online businesses in the past few years. That should help them handle any longer-term shift away from in-store shopping.
We feel… Read More
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