Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, March 1, 2019

ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD INC., $76.24, symbol ATD.B on Toronto, operates 12,661 convenience stores across North America and Europe.

Alimentation Couche-Tard, together with Canopy Growth (symbol WEED on Toronto), has entered into a trademark licensing agreement with one winner of the Ontario Alcohol and Gaming Commission’s 25 cannabis… Read More

Big expansion in Brazil

RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL $56.51 (New York symbol QSR; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (905-845-6511; www.rbi.com; Shares o/s: 478.0 million; Market cap: $27.0 billion; Yield: 3.2%) continues to rapidly expand its Burger King outlets in Brazil.
The chain opens on average a new site in Brazil every three to four days. With… Read More

Updating Restaurant Brands International, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., and WestJet Airlines

RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL $55.03 (New York symbol QSR; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (905-845-6511; www.rbi.com; Shares outstanding: 478.0 million; Market cap: $26.3 billion; Dividend yield: 3.3%) continues to spur sales at Tim Hortons with new initiatives. Those include remodelling its stores and launching an all-day breakfast menu. All these moves… Read More