Q: Dear Pat: I am thinking about purchasing some shares of Chemed (NYSE: CHE). Would it be a good idea? Best regards.

A: Chemed Corp., $330.40, symbol CHE on New York (Shares outstanding: 15.9 million; Market cap: $5.3 billion; www.chemed.com), operates two wholly owned subsidiaries: VITAS Healthcare and Roto-Rooter. The two subsidiaries are in distinctly different businesses and are completely separate in their operations.

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TSX ETF investing: 5 tips for successfully picking the right ones

TSX ETF investing: 5 tips for successfully picking the right ones

With all the TSX ETF investments available, it’s not too difficult to diversify your portfolio. Here’s how.
There are hundreds of ETF opportunities on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sponsored by investment managers like BlackRock Inc., BMO Asset Management and Horizons ETFs Management. The best TSX… Read More

Why Do Stocks Split?

Why Do Stocks Split?

Why do stocks split? Companies will often split shares—and, so, prices—to make purchasing the stock cheaper for investors. However, it’s also important to note that a stock that splits is not necessarily a great investment, even if it’s now cheaper.
Why do stocks split? When a.. Read More