Three more value picks for you ETF portfolio

We continue to assess the merits of ETFs that have underperformed for investors over the past 3 years: Below we give you a snapshot of funds focused on global energy stocks, copper miners and U.S. telecoms. Each faces industry pressures that impact your returns. Still,… Read More

New projects set to spur your value

CHEVRON CORP. $110 remains a buy for investors. The leading integrated oil and gas producer (New York symbol CVX; Cyclical-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 1.9 billion; Market cap: $209.0 billion; Dividend yield: 4.3%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.chevron.com) last raised your quarterly dividend by 6.2%… Read More

Revenue gains lift debt for Parkland Fuel

Revenue gains lift debt for Parkland Fuel

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his advice on a gas-station, convenience store, and a fuel-distribution company active in Canada, the U.S., and the Caribbean.

Pat is impressed by the company’s ability to integrate numerous acquisitions as it keeps growing same-store sales… Read More

Q: Hi, all. May I have TSI’s opinion on Stryker Corp.?

A: Stryker Corporation, $206.97, symbol SYK on New York (Shares outstanding: 373.1 million; Market cap: $76.8 billion; www.stryker.com), is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. The firm is based in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Stryker’s investors benefit from its three business segments:

The Orthopaedics segment (37% of total revenue)… Read More