Cannabis in the news May 22, 2019

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News on cannabis stocks and on developments in the industry haven’t let up in today’s volatile markets. Here are this week’s stories that we believe will mean most to you as a Canadian investor.

1. The upcoming legalization of cannabis edibles this fall… Read More

Activist Investing Strategies aim to Boost Shareholder Value

Activist Investing Strategies aim to Boost Shareholder Value

Hedge funds and others using activist investing strategies can push companies to higher levels of profit and efficiency
In general, activist investing strategies are used by hedge funds and other large investors, or groups of investors, in an individual company to push the firm to boost… Read More

Barclays plc focuses on its turnaround

Barclays plc focuses on its turnaround

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his advice on a U.K.-based bank and financial services giant that provides retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management services.

Pat notes that the attention of activist investors, plus the improving results… Read More

Q: Hi Pat, I have a question regarding dividends. In your opinion, is it better to buy a stock just before the ex-dividend date or just after? What about the dividend capture strategy? Thanks as always.

A: There are a number of dates related to the payment of dividends:

The declaration date is the date on which a company’s board of directors actually sets the amount of the next dividend. Typically it is a number of weeks in advance of the actual… Read More