Tax on Zayo spinoff limits its appeal

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ZAYO GROUP HOLDINGS INC. $22 (New York symbol ZAYO; Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 236.6 million; Market cap: $5.2 billion; Takeover Target Rating: Highest; No dividends paid; www.zayo.com) operates a fibre… Read More

Conservative Investing as an Investment Strategy

Conservative Investing as an Investment Strategy

A conservative investing approach means building a well-balanced portfolio gradually, over time
Conservative investing is an investment strategy that involves a focus on lower-risk, predictable and stable businesses. This strategy typically involves the purchase of blue-chip stocks and other low-risk investments. A conservative investing approach also… Read More

Power gains from IGM

POWER CORP. $29.65 (Toronto symbol POW; Shares o/s: 414.4 million; Market cap: $14.0 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 5.2%; www.powercorporation.com) holds its financial assets through its 65.6%-owned Power Financial. In turn, Power Financial’s holdings include 61.5% of mutual-fund provider IGM Financial (a recommendation of… Read More

How to profit from dual-class shares of Canadian stocks

How to profit from dual-class shares of Canadian stocks

When it comes to dual-class shares, voting shares have certain advantages over non-voting shares
Aside from specific investments (such as U.S. and Canadian stocks, income trusts or exchange-traded funds), our Inner Circle members ask us a wide range investment questions. For example, I’ve been asked in… Read More