These two renewables deliver high yields

These two renewables deliver high yields

BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE PARTNERS L.P. $44.13 (Toronto symbol BEP.UN; Units outstanding: 296.3 million; Market cap: $13.1 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 6.3%; www.brookfieldrenewable.com) has interests in 219 hydroelectric generating stations, 106 wind farms and 545 solar-power facilities. In all, it operates over 17,400 megawatts of generating… Read More

One of these tech leaders is a buy

SYMANTEC CORP. $20.29 (Nasdaq symbol SYMC; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (650-527-8000; www.symantec.com; Shares outstanding: 639.2 million; Market cap: $13.0 billion; Dividend yield: 1.5%) sells computer-security technology, including antivirus and email-filtering software, to businesses and consumers.
The stock is down 19.9% from its recent peak of $24.77 on April 17, 2019… Read More

Calian is a value pick

CALIAN GROUP $33.49 (Toronto symbol CGY; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (613-599-8600; www.calian.com; Shares o/s: 7.9 million; Market cap: $263.9 million; Dividend yield: 3.3%) has two main operations: it provides clients with engineers, health-care workers and other skilled professionals on a contract basis; and it sells hardware and software for… Read More

Updating Weight Watchers International, Amerigo Resources & Broadridge Financial Solutions

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL $19.46 (Nasdaq symbol WW; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (212-589-2700; www.ww.com; Shares o/s: 67.0 million; Market cap: $1.3 billion; No dividends paid) has expanded its weight-loss services to include “Wellness that works” programs. The move reflects the company’s goal of promoting healthy living, in general, rather… Read More

Lower costs set them up for a rebound

WAJAX CORP. $15.74 (Toronto symbol WJX; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (905-212-3300; www.wajax.ca; Shares outstanding: 20.2 million; Market cap: $315.6 million; Dividend yield: 6.4%) sells and services cranes, forklifts and other heavy equipment. It also provides related parts and systems such as ball bearings, hoses, diesel engines and… Read More

BMTC buys back shares

BMTC GROUP $13.14 (Toronto symbol GBT; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (514-648-5757; No website; Shares o/s: 34.5 million; Market cap: $452.6 million; Divd. yield: 2.1%) is one of Quebec’s largest retailers of furniture, electronics and household appliances.
The company will continue to aggressively repurchase its shares. Stock buybacks reduce the total… Read More

Hold on to these real estate picks

FIRSTSERVICE CORP. $115.56 (Toronto symbol FSV; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (416-960-9500; www.firstservice.com; Shares outstanding: 36.0 million; Market cap: $4.2 billion; Dividend yield: 0.7%) set up its commercial real estate business, Colliers International Group, as a separate company on June 1, 2015 (see this page). It then handed out… Read More

QSR has big growth plans

RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL $68.73 (New York symbol QSR; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (905-845-6511; www.rbi.com; Shares o/s: 478.0 million; Market cap: $32.9 billion; Dividend yield: 2.9%) has 17,796 Burger King, 4,846 Tim Hortons (coffee and donuts) and 3,102 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (crispy fried chicken) outlets in over 100 countries.
The company… Read More

Both their share prices and p/e’s are up

DOMINO’S PIZZA $284.43 (New York symbol DPZ; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (734-930-3008; www.dominos.com; Shares outstanding: 41.1 million; Market cap: $11.7 billion; Dividend yield: 0.9%) is the world’s largest chain of pizza stores offering takeout and delivery. It operates over 16,114 outlets, in the U.S. and 85 other countries. Franchisees… Read More

Nissan taps key market

NISSAN MOTOR (ADR) $13.60 (Nasdaq symbol NSANY; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average) (310-771-3111; www.nissan-global.com; ADRs outstanding: 2.1 billion; Market cap: $34.7 billion; Dividend yield: 6.1%) has announced that the first electric vehicle for its premium brand, Infiniti, will be a sporty sedan produced in China.
The car is forecast to… Read More