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

Big merger adds risk

AGRIUM INC. $117 (Toronto symbol AGU; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 138.2 million; Market cap: $16.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Dividend yield: 3.9%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.agrium.com) has agreed to merge with rival fertilizer firm POTASH CORP. OF SASKATCHEWAN $21 (Toronto symbol POT;… Read More

The Successful Investor Hotline – Friday, May 27, 2016

BANK OF MONTREAL, $83.44, Toronto symbol BMO, gained 1% this week after announcing it will raise its dividend. The bank also said it’s setting aside more funds to cover potential bad loans to Canadian oil and gas firms; and with more of its customers banking… Read More

Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline – Thursday, May 6, 2016

PFIZER INC., $33.58, New York symbol PFE, is one of the world’s leading prescription-drug makers. Its top-selling brands include Lyrica (epilepsy), Celebrex (arthritis pain) and Enbrel (plaque psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis).

The company also makes over-the-counter medications and supplements, including Advil (pain relief), Centrum (vitamins) and… Read More

TORONTO-DOMINION BANK $55

TORONTO-DOMINION BANK $55 (Toronto symbol TD; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 1.9 billion; Market cap: $104.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.3; Dividend yield: 4.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.td.com) earned $2.4 billion, or $1.18 a share, in its fiscal 2016 first quarter,… Read More