Sobeys Inc. $38 – Toronto symbol SBY

Sobeys Inc. $38 – Toronto symbol SBY

Sobeys has undergone significant changes since this article was published in 2006. see below for a June 2016 update.
2006:

SOBEYS INC. $38 (Toronto symbol SBY; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; SI Rating: Average; www.sobeys.com) operates 1,300 company-owned and franchised retail grocery stores in 10 provinces,… Read More

These top ETFs widen your global scope

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group is one of the world’s largest investment management companies. In all, it administers over $5 trillion U.S., spread across 400 mutual funds and ETFs.
Generally speaking, Canadians are blocked from buying mutual funds that are registered in the U.S. unless those funds are… Read More

Two ETFs help investors diversify beyond Canada

Two ETFs help investors diversify beyond Canada

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group administers about $5 trillion U.S. in assets spread across 388 mutual funds and ETFs. Canadians can buy Vanguard exchange-traded funds listed on stock exchanges.

Generally speaking, Canadians are blocked from buying mutual funds that are registered in the U.S. unless those funds… Read More

Low-fee ways to invest outside Canada

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group is one of the world’s largest investment management companies. In all, it administers over $5 trillion U.S., spread across 388 mutual funds and ETFs.
Generally speaking, Canadians are blocked from buying mutual funds that are registered in the U.S. unless those funds are… Read More

The facts about … Stock options

Many aggressive investors find the lure of stock options hard to resist. However, despite that appeal, the vast majority of investors lose money with options.
Call options give the holder, or buyer, the right to purchase the underlying security at a specified “strike” price up until… Read More

Savvy acquisitions spur their dividends

These two firms are subject to the ups and downs of cyclical industries, but their strong reputations and high-quality clientele should let them keep raising their dividends.
SNC-LAVALIN GROUP INC. $55 (Toronto symbol SNC; Cyclical-Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares o/s: 175.5 million; Market cap: $9.7… Read More