A mix of growth, value, and dividend-paying Canadian stock picks will let you build a diversified portfolio with strong long-term prospects
Selecting Canadian stock picks for a diversified portfolio begins with spreading investments across most if not all of the five main economic sectors. As well,… Read More
Indigo Books & Music Inc., Toronto symbol IDG, is Canada’s largest bookseller. The company operates 97 superstores under the Chapters and Indigo banners. It also has 149 mall-based stores, and sells books, movies and music through its web site.
Toromont Industries Ltd., $30.60, symbol TIH on Toronto, operates two divisions: the equipment group distributes a broad range of Caterpillar and industrial equipment; the compression group builds natural-gas compression units.
In the three months ended March 31, 2011, the Canadian stock pick’s revenue jumped 38.3%… Read More
Canada Bread Company Ltd., symbol CBY on Toronto, is Canada’s second-largest producer of baked goods after Weston Bakery. It also makes specialty pastas and sauces. The company’s main brands include Dempster’s, New York Bakery, Tenderflake, and Olivieri.
Earnings fell 21.3% to $61.0 million, or $2.40 a.. Read More
Canadian National Railway Co. (Toronto symbol CNR) operates Canada’s largest freight rail network, and serves 16 U.S. states. CN is one of the Canadian stock picks we analyze in our Successful Investor newsletter.
In 2010, CN earned $2.1 billion, or $4.48 a share. That’s up 13.5%… Read More
Members of our Inner Circle service often ask for our advice on Canadian stock picks they are thinking of buying that we don’t cover in our newsletters. These companies range from the most speculative penny mines to large multinational corporations.
Here are three common mistakes many investors make when selecting Canadian stock picks. All three can seriously hinder — or eliminate — your portfolio’s long-term profit potential.
1. Buying low-quality investments: Most of the bad deals in Canadian stock picks exhibit the usual tip-offs. For example,… Read More
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