Three key updates for Successful investors: Cenovus Energy Inc., Maple Leaf Foods Inc. and SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

CENOVUS ENERGY INC. $5.15 remains a buy for patient investors. The company (Toronto symbol CVE; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 1.2 billion; Market cap: $6.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.4; Dividend suspended in March 2020; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.cenovus.com) owns 100% of the Christina Lake and… Read More

Stantec is the better choice for investors

The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed the pace of new construction projects. But, the large backlog of orders for both of these leading engineering firms will help them rebound with the global economy. Still, for your new buying, we prefer Stantec given SNC’s new restructuring plan will… 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

SNC aims to cut your risk

SNC-LAVALIN GROUP INC. $27 is still a hold. The engineering company (Toronto symbol SNC; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares o/s: 175.6 million; Market cap: $4.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.5; Divd. yield: 0.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.snclavalin.com) is following a new strategy that mainly involves exiting… Read More