Activists see value in these two stocks

L BRANDS INC. $27 (New York symbol LB; Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 275.1 million; Market cap: $7.4 billion; Dividend yield: 4.4%; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; owns two main retail chains: Victoria’s Secret stores (which sell lingerie); and Bath & Body Works outlets (personal-care products, including soaps and… Read More

Pharmacy chain taps medical cannabis demand

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Even though it won’t carry cannabis directly, the owner of this leading chain of drugstores is now helping to connect registered prescription holders with cannabis growers. At the same time, it’s building relationships by offering guidance on marijuana use.

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Q: My daughter bought shares in Loblaw last year and now with the recent changes has 13 shares of George Weston. She would like to add to her Loblaw shares, but is not sure what to do with her George Weston shares. Would it make sense to sell them and just add to her Loblaw shares or keep both and add to the George Weston holdings?

A: Loblaw Companies, $64.96, symbol L on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 369.0 million; Market cap: $24.0 billion;, transferred its stake in Choice Properties REIT (symbol CHP.UN on Toronto) to its parent company George Weston Ltd., $91.86, symbol WN on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 153.4 million; Market… Read More

Reorganization strengthens these two buys

LOBLAW COMPANIES $65.64 (Toronto symbol L; Shares outstanding: 371.9 million; Market cap: $24.1 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 1.8%; operates 1,085 supermarkets and 1,337 Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacies across Canada.
On November 1, 2018, Loblaw transferred its stake in Choice Properties REIT (symbol CHP.UN on… Read More

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

Here are 5 Canadian dividend stocks we recommend holding in your portfolio
One of the key points in our three-part investment advice is to invest mainly in well-established dividend-paying stocks. Successful investors pay a lot of attention to dividend yields from Canadian dividend stocks. Dividends can… Read More