Molson is the better choice for new buying

The shares of PepsiCo and Molson Coors have dropped recently, partly because consumers continue to shift to more-healthful drinks. However, companies should benefit from their cost-cutting plans and lower taxes.
PEPSICO INC. $100 (New York symbol PEP; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 1.4 billion; Market… Read More

Modern brewery set to cut costs

MOLSON COORS BREWING CO. $81 (New York symbol TAP; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 215.3 million; Market cap: $17.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.6; Dividend yield: 2.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.molsoncoors.com) is the world’s third-largest brewer. Its main brands include Molson Canadian (Canada), Coors… Read More

Molson’s big buy starts to pay off

MOLSON COORS BREWING CO. $89 (New York symbol TAP; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 215.3 million; Market cap: $19.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.2; Dividend yield: 1.8%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.molsoncoors. com) is the world’s third-largest brewer. Its main brands include Molson Canadian (Canada),… Read More

Lower costs set them up for new gains

These two alcoholic-beverage makers continue to cut costs and adapt to increasingly health-conscious consumers, who drink less. That improved efficiency enhances the long-term prospects for each, but we prefer Molson Coors for new buying.
DIAGEO PLC ADRs $117 (New York symbol DEO; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer… Read More

MOLSON COORS BREWING CO. $95

MOLSON COORS BREWING CO. $95 (New York symbol TAP; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 214.4 million; Market cap: $20.4 billion; Price-tosales ratio: 5.6; Dividend yield: 1.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.molsoncoors.com) is buying the 58% stake of MillerCoors it doesn’t already own. This business… Read More

Two beverage stocks for long-term gains

DIAGEO PLC ADRs $107 (New York symbol DEO; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; ADRs outstanding: 630.0 million; Market cap: $67.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 4.4; Dividend yield: 3.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.diageo.com) is the world’s largest premium alcoholic beverage company. Its major brands include Guinness… Read More

How Molson gains from big beer merger

MOLSON COORS BREWING CO. $83 (New York symbol TAP; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 185.0 million; Market cap: $15.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 4.0; Dividend yield: 2.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.molson coors.com) jumped 20% in response to Anheuser-Busch InBev’s offer to buy rival brewer… Read More

MOLSON COORS BREWING CO. $83 – New York symbol TAP

MOLSON COORS BREWING CO. $83 (New York symbol TAP; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 185.0 million; Market cap: $15.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 4.0; Dividend yield: 2.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.molson coors.com) jumped 20% in response to Anheuser-Busch InBev’s offer to buy rival brewer… Read More

Overseas growth offsets currency risk

These two alcoholic-beverage makers have been increasing their international sales. That has added currency risk, but their top brands will keep fuelling their growth. Still, only one is a buy right now.

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