Updating Precision Drilling Corp., Thomson Reuters Corp., and Home Capital Group Inc.

PRECISION DRILLING CORP. $2.89 (Toronto symbol PD; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resource sector; Shares outstanding: 293.8 million; Market cap: $849.1 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.6; Dividend suspended in March 2016; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.precisiondrilling.com) provides contract drilling services to land-based oil and gas producers, mainly in North America… Read More

Dividend increase: Thomson Reuters

THOMSON REUTERS CORP. $68 (Toronto symbol TRI; Conservative Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares o/s: 505.0 million; Market cap: $34.3 billion; Divd yield: 2.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; www.thomsonreuters.com) recently sold 55% of its Financial & Risk (F&R) business to a consortium led by Blackstone Group LP… Read More

Investing in stocks: The hidden drawbacks of split-share corporations

Investing in stocks: The hidden drawbacks of split-share corporations

Split-share corporations come with inherent drawbacks that can hand investors unexpected and unwelcomed costs before they’d planned
Split-share corporations: they’re just one of the areas that Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle can tap into our investment research. Members also get to ask investment questions of Pat and his… Read More

Transformation cuts Thomson’s risk

THOMSON REUTERS CORP. $68 (Toronto symbol TRI; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 504.9 million; Market cap: $34.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.0; Dividend yield: 2.8%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.thomsonreuters.com) recently sold 55% of its Financial & Risk (F&R) business to a consortium led by Blackstone… Read More