Tim Hortons gains a key backer

RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC. $77 is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol QSR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 463.8 million; Market cap: $35.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 4.2; Dividend yield: 3.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.rbi.com) has 27,086 fast-food outlets in over 100 countries: 18,838 Burger King, 4,932… Read More

Consider this ‘activist bargain’ a buy

Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, prominent activist investors are targeting quality companies they see as bargains, including fast-food operator Restaurant Brands and cloud-computing specialist Box. However, we see just one of them as suitable for your new buying.
RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC. $70 is a buy. With… Read More

COVID-19 can’t diminish its appeal

The shares of CGI, Canada’s largest provider of computer outsourcing services, have dropped about 30% in the past month due to the COVID-19 outbreak. That in part reflects the pandemic’s role in limiting visits by the company’s representatives to both existing and prospective clients.
However, the… Read More

Fast-food still a good pick for your portfolio

In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, these four fast-food operators have closed their dine-in areas. However, they continue to serve customers with take-out and drive-thru facilities. Recent investments in their home-delivery operations have proven timely, as those upgrades are now helping them cope as… Read More

Time to add Procter to your portfolio

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, Procter & Gamble has dropped 18% in the past month. However, we’re confident the stock will come out of the current crisis even stronger.
Procter makes a wide range of essential consumer products, such as toilet paper, diapers and detergents… Read More