Hasbro looks for boost from action heroes like Spider-Man

Pat McKeough responds to many personal questions about buying stocks and other investment topics from the members of his Inner Circle. Every week, his comments and recommendations on the most intriguing questions of the past week go out to all Inner Circle members. And each… Read More

Hi Pat: Could I ask your view on Hasbro? Thanks.

Hasbro, $37.75, symbol HAS on New York (Shares outstanding: 130.2 million; Market cap: $4.9 billion; www.hasbro.com), is one of the world’s largest makers of toys and games. Its key brands include G.I. Joe, Transformers, Mr. Potato Head, Nerf, Tonka and Monopoly.

Hasbro also makes and sells… Read More

What to do with Viterra

VITERRA $15.95 (Toronto symbol VT; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (1-866-569-4411; www.viterra.ca; Shares outstanding: 371.7 million; Market cap: $5.9 billion; Dividend yield: 1.0%) has agreed to a friendly takeover offer from Glencore International plc, a Switzerland-based commodity trader. The purchase price is $6.1 billion, or $16.25 per… Read More

VITERRA $15.95 – Toronto symbol VT

VITERRA $15.95 (Toronto symbol VT; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (1-866-569-4411; www.viterra.ca; Shares outstanding: 371.7 million; Market cap: $5.9 billion; Dividend yield: 1.0%) has agreed to a friendly takeover offer from Glencore International plc, a Switzerland-based commodity trader. The purchase price is $6.1 billion, or $16.25 per… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, March 23, 2012

VITERRA INC., $15.91, symbol VT on Toronto, has agreed to a friendly takeover offer from Switzerland-based commodity trader Glencore International plc. The purchase price is $6.1 billion, or $16.25 per Viterra share.

As part of the deal, Glencore will sell a number of Viterra’s assets, including… Read More

Updating VITERRA, IAMGOLD and FIRSTSERVICE CORP.

VITERRA $14.65 (Toronto symbol VT; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (1-866-569-4411; www.viterra.ca; Shares outstanding: 371.7 million; Market cap: $5.4 billion; Dividend yield: 1.0%) is up almost 31% since the company said it has received expressions of interest from unnamed parties interested in taking it over.

The stock was… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, March 9, 2012

VITERRA INC., $13.58, symbol VT on Toronto, jumped almost 21% today after the company said it had received expressions of interest from unnamed parties interested in taking it over.

Viterra is a Saskatchewan-based agribusiness that mainly operates in Canada and Australia. The company accumulates, stores, transports,… Read More

VITERRA $14.65 – Toronto symbol VT

VITERRA $14.65 (Toronto symbol VT; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (1-866-569-4411; www.viterra.ca; Shares outstanding: 371.7 million; Market cap: $5.4 billion; Dividend yield: 1.0%) is up almost 31% since the company said it has received expressions of interest from unnamed parties interested in taking it over.

The stock was… Read More