With share splits, a company is simply cutting itself up into a number of pieces, without changing its fundamental value. It wants its stock to trade in a price-per-share range that seems reasonable to investors. This can affect stock market trading in more ways than… Read More
Alimentation Couche-Tard’s 25% dividend hike came before its sales slip in the quarter, although an earnings jump and a stock split increase its appeal for investors.
A history of successful acquisitions continues to diversify the firm’s revenue stream, while last year’s end of its dual-class -share… Read More
TELUS CORP., $28.69, Toronto symbol T, is a buy.
The company is Canada’s second-largest wireless carrier, with 11.48 million users. That’s just behind BCE’s Bell Mobility (with 11.79 million users) and ahead of Rogers Communications (10.06 million users). It also sells landline phone, Internet, TV and… Read More
The rapid drop in crude oil prices is boosting profit margins on the gasoline the company sells at its convenience stores, while an expanded fresh food program is underway to generate additional revenue.
The company’s strong balance sheet will also help it ride out the coronavirus… Read More
Alimentation Couche-Tard has rewarded our subscribers with big gains over the years. We first recommended it in our December 2008 issue at $15.50. Since then, the stock has split 3-for-1 and 2-for-1. That takes our cost down to $2.58 a share—which gives you a scintillating… Read More