CP is the year’s top bargain

CP’s shares soared to a high of $90 in July 2007. They have since fallen 60%, to $36. The stock was probably overpriced at $90 and 21 times earnings. But it now trades at 9.1 times this year’s forecast earnings, and it yields 2.8%.

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Low-debt BHP Has Special Appeal

BHP BILLITON LTD. ADRs $37 (New York symbol BHP; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; ADRs outstanding: 2.8 billion; Market cap: $103.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.7; WSSF Rating: Average) is the world’s largest mining company. It has major operations in Australia, Chile, South Africa and the… Read More