These three will overcome tariff threats

Finning and Linamar have businesses—and customers—in many countries outside of Canada, which helps reduce their exposure to any brewing trade war between this country and the U.S. As well, Toromont both operates and sells mainly within Canada, which helps shield it from any potential new… Read More

Trade war threat weighs on Linamar

LINAMAR CORP. $66 (Toronto symbol LNR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 65.4 million; Market cap: $4.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend yield: 0.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.linamar.com) has moved down lately, mainly in response to the Trump administration’s decision to impose new tariffs… Read More

These cyclical stocks are poised for gains

These four manufacturers operate in cyclical industries. That means their profits, and stock prices, tend to move up and down with the overall economy.

They also face other challenges. Those include uncertainty over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Trump administration’s plan to… Read More