These four ETFs offer exposure to ‘sin’

Traditional “sin stocks” include gambling, tobacco and alcohol. Many of the major companies focused on these areas continue to deliver expanding sales and profits. Still, investors need to factor in the risks of everchanging government laws and regulations, taxes and fickle consumers. (See the supplement… Read More

Lower costs set them up for new gains

These two alcoholic-beverage makers continue to cut costs and adapt to increasingly health-conscious consumers, who drink less. That improved efficiency enhances the long-term prospects for each, but we prefer Molson Coors for new buying.
DIAGEO PLC ADRs $117 (New York symbol DEO; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer… Read More

Purchase enhanced Molson’s prospects

MOLSON COORS CANADA INC. (Toronto symbols TPX.A $120 and TPX.B $127; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 214.8 million; Market cap: $27.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.6; Dividend yield: 1.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.molsoncoors.com) is the world’s fourth-largest brewer by market cap. Its… Read More

Updating Molson Coors Canada Inc.

MOLSON COORS CANADA INC. (Toronto symbols TPX.A $134 and TPX.B $133; Conservative Growth Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 214.8 million; Market cap: $28.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 6.3; Divd. yield: 1.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.molsoncoors.com) has completed its acquisition of the remaining 58%… Read More

Big acquisition will transform Molson

MOLSON COORS CANADA INC. (Toronto symbols TPX.A $133 and TPX.B $129; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 214.8 million; Market cap: $27.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.2; Dividend yield: 1.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.molson coors.com) is the world’s fourth-largest beer brewer by market… Read More