We agree with activists on these buys

Some activist investors have a spotty record when it comes to boosting shareholder value. It’s why we independently assess all companies—including those targeted by activists—before recommending them to our readers. In the case of Crown Castle and eBay, we feel the participation of prominent activists… Read More

Three key updates for Successful investors: Royal Bank of Canada, Thomson Reuters and Bank of Nova Scotia

ROYAL BANK OF CANADA $96 is a buy. The bank (Toronto symbol RY; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 1.4 billion; Market cap: $134.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.3; Dividend yield: 4.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.rbc.com) purchased Los Angeles-based City National Bank in 2015 for… Read More