Blue Chip Stocks: Metro shores up sales

Blue Chip Stocks: Metro shores up sales

Same-store sales for this leading grocer increased in the latest quarter, even as it moved to convert some of its locations to discount outlets.
METRO INC. (Toronto symbol MRU; www.metro.ca) operates 600 grocery stores and 250 drugstores, in Quebec and Ontario.
The stock has declined 15% since… Read More

Blue Chip Stocks: Intel’s shift to new markets pays off

Blue Chip Stocks: Intel’s shift to new markets pays off

The company has now applied its chip-making expertise to faster-growing fields, with earnings jumping more than 15% in the last fiscal year.
INTEL CORP. (Nasdaq symbol INTC; www.intel.com) is the world’s leading maker of computer chips: its products power 80% of all personal computers. The company… Read More

Canadian bank dividends can be some of the most consistent

Canadian bank dividends can be some of the most consistent

Canadian bank dividends are the top reasons for investing in Canadian banks
Banks remain key lower-risk investments for almost any portfolio. As well, the big-five Canadian bank stocks all have long histories of annual dividend increases.
Canadian bank dividends are a major reason to invest in banks.

When… Read More