Reitmans keeps cutting

REITMANS (CANADA) LTD. $3.70 (Toronto symbol RET.A; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (514-384-1140; www.reitmans.com; Shares outstanding: 63.3 million; Market cap: $234.2 million; Dividend yield: 5.4%) owns 621 women’s clothing stores across Canada. Those outlets are divided among several brands: Reitmans (265 stores), Penningtons (117), Addition Elle (83), RW &… Read More

These retailers face tough competition

BMTC GROUP $13.82 (Toronto symbol GBT; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (514-648-5757; No website; Shares outstanding: 34.7 million; Market cap: $477.9 million; Dividend yield: 2.0%) has 36 outlets and is one of Quebec’s biggest retailers of furniture, electronics and appliances. The company mainly sells these items through two chains:… Read More

Hold onto these Canadian retailers

BMTC GROUP $13.77 (Toronto symbol GBT; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (514-648-5757; No website; Shares outstanding: 35.2 million; Market cap: $482.6 million; Dividend yield: 2.0%) has 36 outlets and is one of Quebec’s biggest retailers of furniture, electronics and appliances. The company mainly sells these items through two chains:… Read More

Two Canadian retailers: two outlooks

LEON’S FURNITURE LTD. $16.91 (Toronto symbol LNF; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (416-243-7880; www.leons.ca; Shares outstanding: 76.3 million; Market cap: $1.3 billion; Dividend yield: 2.8%) 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