These three will overcome tariff threats

Finning and Linamar have businesses—and customers—in many countries outside of Canada, which helps reduce their exposure to any brewing trade war between this country and the U.S. As well, Toromont both operates and sells mainly within Canada, which helps shield it from any potential new… Read More

Updating Finning International Inc.

FINNING INTERNATIONAL INC. $32 (Toronto symbol FTT; Cyclical-Growth Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 168.4 million; Market cap: $5.4 billion; Dividend yield: 2.5%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.finning.com) sells and services Caterpillar-brand heavy equipment in Canada, South America and the U.K. Its main customers are… Read More

These cyclical stocks are poised for gains

These four manufacturers operate in cyclical industries. That means their profits, and stock prices, tend to move up and down with the overall economy.

They also face other challenges. Those include uncertainty over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Trump administration’s plan to… Read More