Here’s our Pick of the Month

NORTH WEST CO. $31.27 (Toronto symbol NWC; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (604-231-1100; www.northwest.ca; Shares o/s: 49.1 million; Market cap: $1.5 billion; Dividend yield: 4.2%) sells food and everyday products and services through 244 stores. Those locations are mainly in northern communities across Canada and Alaska. The company also… Read More

These retailers have market presence

LEON’S FURNITURE LTD. $15.04 (Toronto symbol LNF; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (416-243-7880; www.leons.ca; Shares outstanding: 76.4 million; Market cap: $1.2 billion; Dividend yield: 3.7%) has steadily increased the number of stores under its Leon’s banner from 27 in 2003 to today’s 86.
In March 2013, the company nearly quadrupled in size… Read More

Here’s two buys from different markets

ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD $61.97 (Toronto symbol ATD.B: TSINetwork Rating: Average) (1-800-361-2612; www.couchetard.com; Shares outstanding: 567.4 million; Market cap: $35.3 billion; Dividend yield: 0.7%) operates 12,701 convenience stores throughout North America and Europe.
In the three months ended July 22, 2018, sales jumped 50.2%, to $14.79 billion from $9.85 billion a.. Read More