Soaring share price makes Dollarama an expensive buy

Soaring share price makes Dollarama an expensive buy

In response to a direct “buy or not” question from a member of his Inner Circle, Pat McKeough takes a close look at Dollarama as it stands in 2019. A successful growth stock, Dollarama has seen exponential gains since it first began trading publicly. The… Read More

These ETFs aim for seasonal gains

Seasonal investment strategies study the historical performance of stocks, bonds and other asset classes during specific times of year. They then aim to benefit from those patterns. However, these strategies are based on the past and do not always work. Holding stocks with strong fundamentals—and… Read More

Low volatility ETFs look to cut investor risk

ETF managers employ various strategies to produce portfolios that have lower volatility, or risk, than the overall stock market. At the same time, they also aim to keep up with overall market gains despite the lower risk.
Below we analyze three ETFs with lower volatility portfolios… Read More

Transcontinental’s shift was the right move

TRANSCONTINENTAL INC. $15 (Toronto symbol TCL.A; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares o/s: 87.3 million; Market cap: $1.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.4; Dividend yield: 5.9%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.tctranscontinental.com) has in the past few years cut its dependence on its traditional commercial printing operations. That’s… Read More

Efficiency helps ease tariff troubles

LINAMAR CORP. $43 (Toronto symbol LNR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 65.3 million; Market cap: $2.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.4; Dividend yield: 1.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.linamar.com) makes a variety of automotive parts, including cylinder heads and cylinder blocks. It also… Read More

Updating Pengrowth Energy Corp., Home Capital Group Inc. and Canadian National Railway Co.

PENGROWTH ENERGY CORP. $0.35 (Toronto symbol PGF; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 560.0 million; Market cap: $196.0 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.4; Dividend suspended in January 2016; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative; www.pengrowth.com) has two main properties: its Lindbergh oil sands project in Alberta and its… Read More

Sale shores up SNC’s balance sheet

SNC-LAVALIN GROUP INC. $19 (Toronto symbol SNC; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares o/s: 175.6 million; Market cap: $3.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.4; Dividend yield: 0.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.snclavalin.com) has completed the sale of a 10.01% stake in Highway 407, a toll… Read More