Sales rebound as stores re-open

RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC. $77 is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol QSR, Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 449.1 million; Market cap: $34.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 4.5; Dividend yield: 3.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.rbi.com) is the world’s third-largest fast-food operator after McDonald’s (No. 1) and Yum… Read More

Three more updates to protect your gains

APA CORP. $35 is a hold. The oil producer (New York symbol APA; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 338.2 million; Market cap: $11.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.4; Dividend yield: 1.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.apacorp.com) and its partner Total SA recently announced a major offshore discovery near… Read More

These quality firms improve overall returns

We recommend investors limit their aggressive holdings to no more than a third of their overall portfolio. To further cut your risk, you should focus on high-quality aggressive stocks such as Restaurant Brands and Leon’s.
RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC. $66 is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol QSR,… Read More

The pandemic made them stronger

COVID-19 lockdowns slowed the progress of Yum Brands and its spinoff Yum China. (The two split in November 2016.) Even so, Yum is still up an impressive 76% since the spinoff, while Yum China has gained a strong 69%.
We still like the long-term outlook for… Read More