Soaring share price makes Dollarama an expensive buy

Soaring share price makes Dollarama an expensive buy

 In response to a direct “buy or not” question from a member of his Inner Circle, Pat McKeough takes a close look at Dollarama as it stands in 2019. A successful growth stock, Dollarama has seen exponential gains since it first began trading publicly. The… Read More

High-quality clientele give Amex an edge

AMERICAN EXPRESS CO. $100 (New York symbol AXP, Conservative Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 847.0 million; Market cap: $84.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.3; Dividend yield: 1.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.americanexpress.com) is one of the world’s largest issuers of payment cards. As of December 31, 2018, it… Read More

Q: Hi, Pat. I am a longtime Inner Circle member and I would like your opinion on two Vanguard consumer ETFs—VDC and VCR. Thanks.

A: Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF, $159.56, symbol VCR on New York, aims to track the MSCI US IMI Consumer Discretionary 25/50 Index. That index follows U.S. consumer discretionary companies. Those firms, in the manufacturing and service industries, are highly sensitive to economic cycles. The manufacturing… Read More

Benefit from the biggest household expense

Food is the single-largest expense item for many households worldwide. This spending is also expected to grow as the global population expands and becomes wealthier. However, food producers can be subject to volatile food prices and need to be nimble to capture opportunities as consumer… Read More