Updating Torstar Corp., Restaurant Brands International Inc., and IGM Financial Inc.

TORSTAR CORP. $0.91 (Toronto symbol TS.B; Aggressive Growth Portfolio; Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 80.7 million; Market cap: $73.4 million; Price-to sales ratio: 0.1; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 11.0%; www.torstar.com) publishes The Toronto Star, along with StarMetro commuter dailies in Toronto and four other major markets. Its other holdings include… Read More

Popeyes adds key market

RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL $59.42 (New York symbol QSR; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (905-845-6511; www.rbi.com; Shares o/s: 478.0 million; Market cap: $28.4 billion; Divd. yield: 3.0%) has 2,975 Popeyes (fried chicken) outlets in over 100 countries.
The company is now launching its first Popeyes restaurants in the Philippines. That Southeast Asian… Read More

Updating Teradata Corp., Restaurant Brands International Inc., and Sherwin-Williams Co.

TERADATA CORP. $41 (New York symbol TDC; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 120.9 million; Market cap: $5.0 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.2; No dividends paid; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.teradata.com) makes computers and software to capture and store large amounts of data for individual businesses—its… Read More

QSR turns to a Canadian

RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL $59.76 (New York symbol QSR; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (905-845-6511; www.rbi.com; Shares outstanding: 478.0 million; Market cap: $28.6 billion; Dividend yield: 3.0%) recently launched an all-day breakfast menu at Tim Hortons. That should help it compete with McDonald’s and Starbucks.
Meanwhile, Restaurant Brands has named Canadian Duncan… Read More