DOMINO’S PIZZA INC., $371.96, is a buy. Through their shares, investors gain exposure to the world’s largest chain of pizza stores offering takeout and delivery. The company (symbol DPZ on New York) operates over 17,020 outlets, in the U.S. and 85 other countries. Franchisees run… Read More
BIRCHCLIFF ENERGY, $1.76, is a buy for aggressive investors. The company (symbol BIR on Toronto) develops and produces oil and gas, mainly in the Peace River Arch area of both Alberta and B.C. About 80% of its output is gas. The remaining 20% is oil.
Birchcliff… Read More
WELL HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES CORP., $1.57, is a buy. The company (symbol WELL on Toronto), provides Electronic Medical Records software and services to a network of 852 medical clinics (of which it owns 19). It serves 4,000 doctors and 15 million patients across Canada.
WELL has received… Read More
TEXAS ROADHOUSE INC., $57.85, is a buy. The company, symbol TXRH on Nasdaq, is a full-service, casual-dining restaurant chain with 588 locations spread across 49 U.S. states and 10 foreign countries. Each of those restaurants operates under one of two banners—Texas Roadhouse (563 locations) or… Read More
ALAMOS GOLD INC., $8.08, symbol AGI on Toronto, took its current form in July 2015, when it merged with AuRico Gold, at that time a Stock Pickers Digest recommendation. The combined firm owns the Mulatos and El Chanate mines in Mexico, and the Young-Davidson and… Read More
INTACT FINANCIAL CORP., $125.76, symbol IFC on Toronto, is Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance. The company insures more than five million individuals and businesses. Its major brands are Intact Insurance, Canada BrokerLink and belairdirect.
Intact has now agreed to buy two regional insurers… Read More
TEXAS ROADHOUSE INC., $54.72, symbol TXRH on Nasdaq, is a full-service, casual-dining restaurant chain with 588 locations spread across 49 U.S. states and 10 foreign countries. Each of those restaurants operates under one of two banners—Texas Roadhouse (563 locations) and Bubba’s 33 (25). Most outlets… Read More
WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL INC., $19.07, symbol WTW on Nasdaq, has expanded its weight-loss services to include “Wellness that works” programs. The move reflects the company’s goal of promoting healthy living, in general, rather than just weight loss.
As part of that transition, the company will change… Read More
AMAZON.COM INC., $1,607.95, symbol AMZN on Nasdaq, has cancelled its plan to build a new second headquarters in New York City.
In 2017, the online retailer, based in Seattle, Washington, invited cities in the U.S. and Canada to submit proposals for its new second headquarters, called… Read More
CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL $514.82 (New York symbol CMG; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (303-595-4000; www.chipotle.com; Shares outstanding: 27.8 million; Market cap: $14.3 billion; No dividends paid) has introduced a collection of “lifestyle bowls,” available exclusively through its mobile app and website. The new offerings use the same… Read More