Updating Teradata Corp., Restaurant Brands International Inc., and Sherwin-Williams Co.

TERADATA CORP. $41 (New York symbol TDC; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 120.9 million; Market cap: $5.0 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.2; No dividends paid; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.teradata.com) makes computers and software to capture and store large amounts of data for individual businesses—its… Read More

Updating Sherwin-Williams Co., Restaurant Brands International Inc., and Dun & Bradstreet Corp.

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO. $373 (New York symbol SHW; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 93.6 million; Market cap: $34.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.3; Dividend yield: 0.9%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.sherwin-williams.com) completed its all-cash acquisition of rival paint maker Valspar Corp. on June 1, 2017. The combined… Read More

These ETFs tap strong U.S. housing

The U.S. housing market has largely recovered from the 2008/2009 housing crisis. Still, rising interest rates may eventually slow the speed of future growth. In the near term, however, higher employment levels, rising wages and limited housing supply should continue to spur demand for new… Read More

Here’s two ETFs that aim to track Buffett

We think it’s all but impossible to duplicate the investment success of celebrated investors such as Warren Buffett, Bill Ackman, Carl Icahn, Daniel Loeb and David Tepper. That hasn’t kept these two ETFs from trying. Each aims to track the holdings of the most prominent… Read More