PULSE SEISMIC INC., $2.20, symbol PSD on Toronto, owns and licenses Canada’s largest seismic data library focused on the energy sector. The data covers the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) in Alberta, northeast British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Montana, parts of the Northwest Territories and the… Read More
An “asset-light” business model and new technology have helped this iconic firm outperform the S&P 500. The stock remains near its 52-week highs.
A proven track record of rising dividend payouts since 1976 combines well with a strong brand and customer loyalty.
The stock trades at 26.1… Read More
Howard Schultz recently returned as interim chief executive officer at Starbucks Corp., following the retirement of Kevin Johnson. Mr. Schultz goes back a long way with the company. It was founded in 1971 by three individuals—English teacher Jerry Baldwin, history teacher Zev Siegl and writer… Read More
CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE, $55.44, Toronto symbol CM, remains a buy for long-term gains.
CIBC is now raising your quarterly dividend by 2.4% with the January 2023 payment. Investors will then receive $0.85 a share instead of $0.83. The new annual rate of $3.40 yields… Read More
MCDONALD’S CORP., $271.92, New York symbol MCD, is your #1 Conservative Buy for 2022.
The company is the world’s largest fast-food chain with 40,000 restaurants in 119 countries. It serves a wide variety of food but is best known for its hamburgers and french fries. Franchisees… Read More
STATE STREET CORP., $77.72, New York symbol STT, remains a buy.
The company sells accounting and administrative services to operators of mutual funds and pension plans.
In 2021, State Street agreed to buy the investor services division of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. for $3.5 billion. That… Read More
CINTAS CORP., $388.19, Nasdaq symbol CTAS, is a buy for aggressive investors.
The company designs and makes uniforms, then sells them to businesses, mainly in North America. It also offers related products and services such as office-cleaning and first-aid kits.
Cintas continues to benefit as more businesses,… Read More
FEDEX CORP., $161.02, New York symbol FDX, remains a buy for your long-term gains.
The company delivers packages in the U.S. and 220 other countries.
The stock fell 21% on Friday after the company reported lower-than-expected revenue and earnings for its latest quarter.
In its fiscal 2023 first… Read More
PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC., $95.32, Nasdaq symbol PYPL, remains a buy, but only for highly aggressive investors.
The company lets investors tap the fast-growing field of online transaction processing, including purchases made through the auction websites of its former parent company, eBay (see below).
The stock jumped 10%… Read More
China is now easing its latest round of COVID-19 lockdowns. That should help fast-food operators Starbucks and Yum China rebound, particularly as their strong brands and expanding digital platforms remain popular with younger customers.
STARBUCKS CORP. $83 remains a buy for aggressive investors. The company (Nasdaq symbol SBUX;… Read More