CP Rail has been one of our favourite stocks over the past two decades. In fact, we made it the #1 Conservative Buy for our flagship newsletter The Successful Investor in 2019, 2020 and 2021. Our confidence has been rewarded: In the past three years,… Read More
WALMART INC., $142.39, New York symbol WMT, is your #1 Conservative Buy for 2021.
The company is the world’s biggest retailer, with 10,566 outlets in 24 countries.
Walmart continues to enjoy strong customer traffic volumes, particularly as consumers begin shopping for the winter holidays.
The company also plans… Read More
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LTD., $94.16, Toronto symbol CP, is our #1 Conservative Buy for 2021.
CP ships freight over a 22,000-kilometre rail network between Montreal and Vancouver. It also links to hubs in the U.S. Midwest and Northeast.
The company recently agreed to acquire U.S.-based railway Kansas… Read More
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
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP., $143.32, New York symbol IBM, remains a buy.
IBM is one of the world’s largest computer companies, with operations in over 175 countries.
The company has announced more details regarding the spin off the Managed Infrastructure Services unit of its Global Technology Services… Read More
Q: Hi, Pat. My question concerns TD Bank. Specifically, with TD being the second-largest bank in Canada, and having the biggest presence in the U.S., you would think that its share price would be up well over $100 like the other big bank shares. Is there a specific reason why it is lagging so far behind the others? I would have thought it would be up around the price of, say, Royal Bank, at least. Thank you as always for your great insight and advice!
A: The share price, in and of itself, is a somewhat arbitrary way to look at the worth of a stock.
For instance, CP Rail recently split its shares on a 5-for-1 basis. That means that its share price is now $90.86—rather than the $454.30 it… Read More
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. $105 is still a hold. The company (New York symbol GE; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 1.1 billion; Market cap: $115.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.5; Dividend yield: 0.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.ge.com) continues to see rising demand for… Read More
A history of successful acquisitions continues to diversify the firm’s revenue stream, while recent stock split enhances its appeal with many investors.
The stock trades at 12.6 times the company’s trailing 12-month earnings.
ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD (Toronto symbol ATD.B; www.couchetard.com) is a #1 Power Buy for 2021. This… Read More
WALMART INC., $151.45, New York symbol WMT, is your #1 Conservative Buy for 2021.
The company is the world’s biggest retailer, with 10,524 outlets in 24 countries.
So far, the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 has had little impact on Walmart’s customer traffic. Volumes at… Read More
Molson Coors continues to benefit from its purchase of SABMiller’s stake of MillerCoors. At the same time the company is grappling with slowed beer sales as some COVID-19 challenges remain.
MOLSON COORS CANADA INC. (Toronto symbols TPX.A and TPX.B) took its current form in 2005 when… Read More
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