Meatless investments set to pay off

MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC. $32 (Toronto symbol MFI; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 123.5 million; Market cap: $4.0 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.1; Dividend yield: 1.8%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.mapleleaffoods.com) sells fresh and prepared meats under the Maple Leaf and Schneider brands.
Sales in the three months… Read More

Innovative products brighten their outlook

MOLSON COORS CANADA INC. (Toronto symbols TPX.A $88 and TPX.B $89; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Consumer sector; Shares o/s: 215.8 million; Market cap: $19.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.6; Divd. yield: 2.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.molsoncoors.com) is one of the world’s largest brewers of beer. Its top brands include Coors… Read More

Maple Leaf gets cash for new plant

MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC. $28 (Toronto symbol MFI; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 124.4 million; Market cap: $3.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.0; Dividend yield: 1.9%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.mapleleaffoods.com) sells fresh and prepared meats under the Maple Leaf and Schneider brands.
The company now plans to… Read More

Healthier foods to boost earnings

MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC. $34 (Toronto symbol MFI; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 126.4 million; Market cap: $4.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Dividend yield: 1.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.mapleleaffoods.com) sells Maple Leaf and Schneider fresh and prepared meats.
The company continues to improve the quality of… Read More

Pork shortage hurts Maple Leaf

MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC. $29 (Toronto symbol MFI; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 126.7 million; Market cap: $3.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.0; Dividend yield: 1.8%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.mapleleaffoods.com) sells Maple Leaf and Schneider fresh and prepared meats.
Sales in the latest quarter fell 0.8%, to… Read More

How to realize big benefits from a holding company discount

How to realize big benefits from a holding company discount

A holding company discount represents a great hidden opportunity for investor profit.
Even in 2017, a holding company discount is a little-understood phenomenon in finance. It represents a special kind of hidden asset and source of potential profit for investors in holding companies.

A holding company is… Read More