Restructuring sets them up for a rebound

NEWELL BRANDS INC. $14 (Nasdaq symbol NWL; Income Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 423.1 million; Market cap: $5.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend yield: 6.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.newellbrands.com) plans to focus on nine key product lines: writing; baby; home fragrance; food; fishing; Jostens (jewellery); appliances and… Read More

Tupperware frees up cash for growth

TUPPERWARE BRANDS CORP. $31 (New York symbol TUP; Income Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 48.6 million; Market cap: $1.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend yield: 3.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.tupperwarebrands.com) makes consumer goods such as plastic food and beverage containers, and cosmetics and fragrances. It sells… Read More

Their dividends look safe despite the slump

NEWELL BRANDS INC. $20 (Nasdaq symbol NWL; Conservative-Growth Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 466.8 million; Market cap: $9.3 billion; Dividend yield: 4.6%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.newellbrands.com) last raised its dividend with the June 2017 payment. Investors currently receive $0.23 a share, up 21.1%… Read More

Updating Tupperware Brands Corp., Andrew Peller Ltd., and Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

TUPPERWARE BRANDS CORP. $33 (New York symbol TUP; Conservative-Growth Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 50.0 million; Market cap: $1.7 billion; Dividend yield: 8.2%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.tupperwarebrands.com) makes consumer goods such as plastic food and beverage containers, and cosmetics and fragrances.
The company last… Read More