Get a 3.9% yield from Stanley Black & Decker Inc.

Get a 3.9% yield from Stanley Black & Decker Inc.

While supply-chain disruptions and rising costs for labour and shipping add risk, this firm continues to reward investors with higher dividends and share buybacks.

Recent acquisitions and divestments have focused the firm on its consumer tool business.

Meanwhile the stock trades at 14.9 times the company’s 2022… Read More

Q: Hey, Pat. Thanks for all the good advice! It has kept me out of a couple of bad stocks. What do you think about Sensata Technologies? Thanks again.

A: Sensata Technologies Holding plc, $39.54, symbol ST on New York (Shares outstanding: 155.3 million; Market cap: $6.1 billion; www.sensata.com), is a U.K.-based developer, maker and seller of sensors and controls.

Through its Performance Sensing business (73% of revenues), the company supplies a wide array of… Read More

Scotiabank set for profitable growth

Bank of Nova Scotia has shifted its international focus in the past few years to four countries in Latin America—Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Chile. The pandemic had a bigger impact on those developing nations compared to Canada and the U.S., and that hurt the bank’s… Read More

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BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS, $177.63, is a buy. The… Read More