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NEWELL BRANDS INC. $28 remains a hold. The company (Nasdaq symbol NWL; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 425.3 million; Market cap: $11.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Dividend yield: 3.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.newellbrands.com) recently completed its plan to narrow its focus to the… Read More

What is Pat’s commentary for the week of May 4, 2021

International Flavors & Fragrances recently completed its merger with the nutrition and biosciences business of DuPont. This follows another major purchase—the company’s 2018 acquisition of Frutarom, an Israel-based maker of flavourings.

As we often remind investors, using acquisitions to expand adds risk. However, these two purchases… Read More