How to tell if a stock paying a dividend will keep doing so

7 suggestions on how to tell if a stock paying a dividend will continue to do so
We believe investors will profit most, and do so with the least risk, by buying shares of well-established, dividend-paying stocks with strong business prospects. That then raises the question,… Read More

Here are the key characteristics of good companies to invest in

Here are the key characteristics of good companies to invest in

Good companies to invest in share a number of key characteristics
High-quality blue chip companies are good companies to invest in. Blue chip companies are typically defined as firms whose stocks have a national reputation for quality, reliability and the ability to operate profitably in good… Read More

Q: Hi, Pat. Thank you for sharing your wisdom and advice. Could you update your thoughts on PLU (Plateau Energy) and its latest stock decline? Thanks. Keep up the good work. Take care.

A: Plateau Energy Metals, $0.26, symbol PLU on the Toronto Venture Exchange (Shares outstanding: 79.5 million; Market cap: $20.7 million; www.plateauenergymetals.com), is a Canadian lithium and uranium exploration and development company working in southeastern Peru. The company was formerly known as Plateau Uranium, but changed… Read More

Q: Pat, I would like your opinion on Siyata Mobile Inc. If its new device takes off, would its small market cap make for an easy buyout by a large telecom?

A: Siyata Mobile Inc., $0.42, symbol SIM on the Toronto Venture Exchange (Shares outstanding: 117.3 million; Market cap: $32.4 million; www.siyatamobile.com), is a developer and provider of cellular communications systems for corporate customers. It specializes in connected-vehicle products for fleet vehicles. Its products are marketed… Read More

Q: Thank you for your welcoming email. I’m very happy to join you in the Inner Circle. A year ago, when the price of oil was very low, I reasoned that it had to go up, so I bought Badger Daylighting. I would very much appreciate any advice that you can give me. Thank you.

A: Badger Daylighting, $35.95, symbol BAD on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 35.9 million; Market cap: $1.3 billion; www.badgerinc.com), provides excavating services that are less destructive than methods involving heavy equipment like backhoes. Most of its customers are in the utility and petroleum industries.

Badger’s main product is… Read More

How you can spot the best investments for long-term growth

How you can spot the best investments for long-term growth

The best investments for long-term growth typically include hidden assets, a strong hold on a market, and more
We continue to think Successful Investors will profit most—and with the least risk—by buying shares of well-established companies with strong business prospects and strong positions in healthy industries… Read More