But Japan’s Canon needs a catalyst

CANON INC. ADRs $21 is still worth holding. The company (New York symbol CAJ; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; ADRs outstanding: 1.1 billion; Market cap: $23.1 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend yield: 6.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.canon.com) is a leading maker of printers, copiers and… Read More

Canon investors need patience

CANON INC. ADRs $25 is still worth holding. The company (New York symbol CAJ; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; ADRs o/s: 1.1 billion; Market cap: $27.5 billion; P.S. ratio: 1.0; Divd. yield: 5.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.canon.com) is a leader in printers, copiers and other… Read More

Use these ADRs to tap foreign growth

American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) are certificates held by a designated U.S. bank and representing a stock that trades on a foreign exchange. ADRs make its easier for investors to hold some of the world’s biggest companies such as Japan’s Toyota, Honda and Canon (see box)… Read More

Q: Hi. I am wondering what your opinion is on this company: Alexco Resource. I look forward to your feedback. Thank you.

A: Alexco Resource Corp., $1.57, symbol AXR on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 110.5 million; Market cap: $152.5 million; www.alexcoresource.com), owns the majority of the historic high-grade Keno Hill Silver District in Canada’s Yukon Territory.

The company also operates Alexco Environmental Group, a provider of mine-related environmental services,… Read More