5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

Here are 5 Canadian dividend stocks we recommend holding in your portfolio during and after COVID-19
One of the key points in our three-part investment advice is to invest mainly in well-established dividend-paying stocks. The COVID-19 pandemic and the downturn it spurred in March 2020 highlight… Read More

How to Profit From Dual-Class Shares of Canadian Stocks

How to Profit From Dual-Class Shares of Canadian Stocks

When it comes to dual-class shares, voting shares have certain advantages over non-voting shares
Aside from specific investments (such as U.S. and Canadian stocks, income trusts or exchange-traded funds), our Inner Circle members ask us a wide range of investment questions. For example, I’ve been asked… Read More

Resilient retailer adapts to COVID-19

Canadian Tire’s class A shares have rebounded strongly after falling to $67.15 in March with the first wave of COVID-19. That’s mainly because the pandemic has spurred strong demand for home improvement products and exercise equipment.
The stock is poised to go even higher, particularly… Read More

Q: I would like your opinion on why it seems companies don’t seem to split their shares as much as they did in the past, when values exceed a threshold amount of, say, $100.00 a share. If they did, it would make it much easier for small investors, like myself, to afford good quality stocks that have become too expensive. Can you explain why it seems that stocks very rarely split these days?

A: When a company splits its shares, it is simply cutting itself up into a different number of pieces, without changing its fundamental value. It wants its stock to trade in a price-per-share range that seems reasonable to investors.

Mechanics of a split: If a stock’s… Read More

It’s ready for second wave of COVID

CANADIAN TIRE CORP. (class A non-voting) is a buy. The retailer (Toronto symbols CTC $205 and CTC.A $141; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 60.8 million; Market cap: $8.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend yield: 3.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.canadiantire.ca) is in a strong position to… Read More

This retailer is on the rebound

Canadian Tire is now up over 50% from its March 2020 lows. That’s because its online operations helped offset lost sales for its brick-and mortar stores during COVID-19 lockdowns.
The stock should continue to recover now that the retailer has fully reopened its stores. Its online… Read More