Get a 4.1% yield from Wells Fargo & Co.

Get a 4.1% yield from Wells Fargo & Co.

A restriction imposed by the U.S. Federal Reserve forced this lender to sell a group of its loans, ultimately leading it to a 22% earnings jump.

Stock buybacks also contributed to a 32.7% jump in earnings per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2019.

The stock… Read More

Square Inc. sees 43.5% revenue growth

Square Inc. sees 43.5% revenue growth

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his advice on a company that provides payment processing and related services to merchants in Canada, the U.S., and around the world.

Pat likes the company’s 160.3% revenue growth since 2015 and the $1.1 billion in… Read More

Sales jump 9.6% for Texas Roadhouse

Sales jump 9.6% for Texas Roadhouse

Improved same-store sales led to a 1.4% earnings bump for this company during the most-recent quarter.

A planned expansion will help broaden the chain’s customer base as it adds to sales and helps offset the impact of rising labour costs. 

The stock trades at 16.8 times… Read More

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Watch out for hot cannabis stocks—or you may get burned

Investing in hot cannabis stocks may look attractive, but we recommend extreme caution with these highly speculative stocks
In late September 2018, I appeared on a live broadcast of “The Current,” a CBC radio program, on the subject of the cannabis stock boom. It began with… Read More

Tax shelters in Canada: 3 choices you need to know about

Tax shelters in Canada: 3 choices you need to know about

Tax shelters in Canada that can help you save money when you use them correctly
Tax shelters in Canada aim to reduce or eliminate your tax liability.

Tax shelters are legal investment vehicles that let investors pay less tax. Some are risky and should be avoided, like… Read More

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