What is Pat’s commentary for the week of May 2, 2023

This week’s Spotlight analysis of Alimentation Couche-Tard shows that the potentially risky tactic of growth-by-acquisition can pay off nicely when a well-managed company applies that strategy conservatively in a fragmented industry with low-risk takeover opportunities.

We first recommended Alimentation Couche-Tard in December 2008, at $15.50 a.. Read More

Three more updates to protect your gains

DUN & BRADSTREET HOLDINGS INC. $14 remains a buy. The company (New York symbol DNB; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 433.8 million; Market cap: $6.1 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.7; Dividend yield: 1.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.dnb.com) continues to benefit from its January 2021 acquisition of… Read More