NCR CORP. $31 (www.ncr.com) is still a buy. The company makes automated teller machines (ATMs), cash registers, self-serve checkouts and kiosks for theatres and arenas. The stock jumped 10% on media reports that private-equity firm Veritas Capital is preparing to launch a takeover bid. Even if an offer… Read More
DIEBOLD NIXDORF INC. $4.31 (www.dieboldnixdorf.com) is still a hold, but only for aggressive investors. The company is the world’s biggest maker of automated teller machines (ATMs). Diebold has suspended shipments and sales to clients in Russia as a result of that country’s invasion of Ukraine. In 2021, sales… Read More
With yearly revenue of over $4 trillion, the global agriculture industry offers enormous opportunities for firms ready to satisfy growing food demand.
Crop and food prices will continue to fluctuate from year to year—as we’ve seen with wheat and fertilizer exports disrupted from major producers Russia,… Read More
ALPHABET INC., Nasdaq symbols GOOG $2,860.32 [class C: non-voting] and GOOGL $2,865.86 [class A: one vote per share], is your #1 Aggressive Buy for 2022.
Alphabet is the parent of Google, the world’s leading Internet search engine. It gets most of its revenue from online advertising.
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Many investors overlook mid-cap stocks, thinking that a combination of large- and small-cap stocks will provide their portfolios with all the diversification they really need. However, as a group, U.S. mid-cap stocks have often performed better than large caps and are generally less risky than… Read More
IDEXX LABORATORIES INC. $676 is still a hold. The company (Nasdaq symbol IDXX; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 84.9 million; Market cap: $57.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 18.9; No dividends paid; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.idexx.com) makes equipment that veterinarians use to detect… Read More
CAMPBELL SOUP CO., $46.11, New York symbol CPB, is still a buy.
Under its new strategic plan, which began in 2018, Campbell sold most of its international and refrigerated-foods businesses. That let it focus on canned soups, pasta and V8 vegetable juices. Campbell also kept its… Read More
RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC. $67 (www.rbi.com) is a buy. The company operates 18,625 Burger King, 4,949 Tim Hortons (coffee and donuts), and 3,451 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (fried chicken). Tim Hortons recently announced a “Back to Basics Plan,” which involves new menu items, expanded use of its digital ordering… Read More
For parents or grandparents who wish to save for their children’s future, there are few better ways than to invest in a diversified portfolio of high-quality, growing companies. Here are two ETFs that can help investors achieve that goal. And even better, these same ETFs… Read More
IDEXX LABORATORIES INC. $465 is still a hold. The company (Nasdaq symbol IDXX; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 84.9 million; Market cap: $39.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 15.3; No dividends paid; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.idexx.com) makes equipment that veterinarians use to detect diseases in pets… Read More