Loblaw and Weston set to thrive after COVID

Loblaw is in a strong position to thrive in a post-COVID-19 environment. Many of its customers who opted for home delivery (or in-store pickup) during the lockdowns will likely stick with that value-added service. The company’s improvements to its loyalty programs should also drive additional… Read More

These high yields look safe despite COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses to temporarily shut down. That hurt rent collections for REITs, and cut the cash available for distributions. However, the payments from these two REITs still look safe thanks to their high-quality properties and tenants.

Good time to add Loblaw to your portfolio

Loblaw’s supermarkets and its Shoppers Drug Mart stores continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic as governments consider them essential businesses. Despite additional payments to employees and costs for store cleaning, investors should expect the company’s earnings and dividend to rise in 2020.
The crisis is… Read More

A new pick for gains amid the crisis

This month, we’re adding a new stock for subscribers of Canadian Wealth Advisor. As a key supermarket chain in Canada, Metro Inc. is building on its strong market position to supply consumers with food and drugs during the COVID-19 outbreak. This should steady its sales… Read More

E-commerce gains just add to your prospects

Loblaw investors saw its e-commerce revenue top $1 billion in 2019. That’s almost double the retailer’s 2018 revenue, yet it represents just 2% of annual sales. The impressive growth online highlights the expanding prospects for investors but also Loblaw’s success in adapting to rapidly changing… Read More