Updating BCE Inc., Telus Corp., and Imperial Oil Ltd.

BCE INC. $58 (www.bce.ca) and TELUS CORP. $47 (www.telus.com) have both used equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. in their wireless networks. Canada and the U.K. are now considering joining other members of the “Five Eyes” intelligence-sharing group (U.S., Australia and New Zealand) in banning Huawei equipment from their… Read More

Imperial says no to LNG

IMPERIAL OIL LTD. $37.27 (Toronto symbol IMO; Shares outstanding: 792.7 million; Market cap: $29.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 2.0%; www.imperialoil.ca) formed a 50/50 joint venture in 2013 with U.S.-based ExxonMobil (New York symbol XOM) to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility near… Read More

Imperial Oil continues its expansion

IMPERIAL OIL LTD. $35 (Toronto symbol IMO; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Shares outstanding: 792.7 million; Market cap: $27.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.8; Dividend yield: 2.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.imperialoil.ca) is Canada’s third-largest publicly traded oil company, after Suncor (No. 1) and Canadian Natural Resources. U.S.-based ExxonMobil… Read More

What are blue chip companies?

What are blue chip companies?

A blue chip company definition and some examples of blue chip companies we recommend
You may be surprised to find out that the root of the term “blue chip” stems from the game of poker, as the blue chips represent the highest value. At TSI Network,… Read More

Imperial looks to the future

IMPERIAL OIL LTD. $39.57 (Toronto symbol IMO; Shares outstanding: 795.8 million; Market cap: $30.4 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 1.9%; www.imperialoil.ca) is Canada’s third-largest publicly traded oil company, after Suncor (No. 1) and Canadian Natural Resources. U.S.-based ExxonMobil (New York symbol XOM) owns 69.6% of Imperial.
Imperial… Read More

Integrated producers cut your risk

When choosing oil stocks to invest in, we recommend income-seeking investors stick with big integrated producers like Suncor Energy and Imperial Oil.
Integrated producers have “upstream” oil and gas exploration and production assets, as well as “downstream” refining and marketing operations.
Refineries transform crude oil into useful… Read More

Two big oil companies with gains ahead

SUNCOR ENERGY INC. $43 (Toronto symbol SU; Cyclical-Growth Payer Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 1.6 billion; Market cap: $68.8 billion; Dividend yield: 3.3%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.suncor.com) is Canada’s largest integrated oil company, with major projects in the Alberta oil sands. It also owns four refineries… Read More