Here are key updates on our dividend payers: Archer Daniels Midland, NortonLifeLock and Saputo

ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO. $50 is a buy. The stock (New York symbol ADM; High-Growth Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 556.1 million; Market cap: $27.8 billion; Dividend yield: 3.0%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.adm.com) processes corn, wheat, soybeans, flax seed, peanuts and other crops into… Read More

Restaurant closures hurt Saputo

SAPUTO INC. $35 is still a hold. The company (Toronto symbol SAP; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 408.7 million; Market cap: $14.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.0; Dividend yield: 2.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.saputo.com) is Canada’s largest producer of dairy products, including milk, butter… Read More

Restaurant closures hurt Saputo

SAPUTO INC. $33 is still a hold. The company (Toronto symbol SAP; High-Growth Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares o/s: 408.7 million; Market cap: $13.5 billion; Divd. yield: 2.1%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.saputo.com) is Canada’s largest producer of dairy products. It also has dairies in the U.S., Australia… Read More

Dividend safe despite COVID closures

SAPUTO INC. $32 is still a hold. The company (Toronto symbol SAP; High-Growth Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares o/s: 408.0 million; Market cap: $13.1 billion; Divd. yield: 2.1%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.saputo.com) is Canada’s largest producer of dairy products. It also operates dairies in the U.S., Australia… Read More

This retailer now leads your food returns

Investors can count food retailers among their best performers since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in March and as self-isolating shoppers load up on food and other supplies. However, food and beverage producers have struggled with the sudden drop in sales to restaurants.
We still… Read More

Home Capital faces two challenges

HOME CAPITAL GROUP INC. $16 remains a hold for aggressive investors. The stock (Toronto symbol HCG; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 53.0 million; Market cap: $848.0 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.0; Dividend suspended in May 2017; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative; www.homecapital.com) lets you tap a mortgage lender serving… Read More