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

A good pick for post-pandemic gains

Loblaw’s sales surged during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic as stay-at-home orders prompted consumers to stock their pantries. Now that lockdowns have eased, sales are returning to more normal levels.
We feel Loblaw is in a strong position to thrive in a post-COVID-19 environment… 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