Updating Newmont Mining and IBM

NEWMONT MINING $36.87 (New York symbol NEM; Shares o/s: 533.2 million; Market cap: $19.7 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Divd. yield: 0.8%; www.newmont.com) is a major gold and copper producer, with mines in the U.S., Peru, Suriname, Australia and Ghana.
In the three months ended June 30,… Read More

New IBM computer set to spur revenue

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP. $145 (New York symbol IBM; Conservative Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 950.9 million; Market cap: $137.9 billion; Dividend yield: 4.1%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.ibm.com) last raised its dividend in May 2017. Investors now receive… Read More

Pat, what is your opinion regarding Cambium Learning Group as an investment? Thanks for your insight.

Cambium Learning Group, $4.93, symbol ABCD on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 45.5 million; Market cap: $224.5 million; www.cambiumlearningtechnologies.com), is a U.S.-based maker of computer software and hardware for students ranging from pre-kindergarten to adult. Its four main brands are Learning A-Z, Explorelearning, Voyager Sopris Learning and… Read More

Pat: Can I have your opinion on MTY Food Group? Thanks.

MTY Food Group, $24.25, symbol MTY on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 19.1 million; Market cap: $459.7 million; www.mtygroup.com), franchises and operates quick-service restaurants.

Its outlets operate under a number of banners, including La Crémière, Panini Pizza Pasta, Chick ‘n’ Chick, Cultures, Thai Express, Vanellis, TCBY, Yogen Früz,… Read More

Take the long view with IBM

IBM reported disappointing earnings for the first quarter of 2013. That’s because businesses put off signing deals for new computers and related services due to the uncertain economy. We like IBM’s long-term outlook as much as ever. The company is in a strong position to… Read More