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Investor's Digest of Canada

Investor’s Digest of Canada has been named “The World’s Best Investment Advisory” — five times — by the Specialized Information Publishers Association of Washington, D.C.

Published bi-weekly, this information-packed advisory is the key source of investment knowledge for individual investors in Canada. Investor’s Digest briefs readers on what leading investment firms across Canada are telling their best clients to buy and sell. It monitors insider trading, provides summaries of brokers’ research reports, analyzes key ratios on over 1,100 Canadian companies and interviews professional money managers.

Subscribers to Investor’s Digest of Canada also get buy and sell recommendations from the best and brightest minds in Canada, complete coverage of stocks that offer Dividend Re-Investment Plans and digests of leading investment advisory newsletters from across Canada and around the world.

Article Index

5 stocks with attractive ‘risk vs. return’

Odlum Brown’s Murray Leith names five stocks with relatively attractive risk-return characteristics. He begins with some thoughts on Christmas dinner.

In the Leith household, we sometimes turn dinner on its head   Read More

A tale of two industrial stocks

Scotiabank equity research analysts Michael Doumet and Jonathan Goldman compare the pace of recovery between Caterpillar dealers Finning and Toromont.

We recently hosted industrial stocks Finning International Inc. (TSX—FTT) and Toromont   Read More

2 recreational pot stocks to buy

Haywood Securities analyst Neal Gilmer picks two US-based marijuana stocks to buy for their pent-up recreational demand.

Toronto-based equity analyst Neal Gilmer observes that although the United States Controlled Substances Act   Read More

2 oil & gas stocks; 1 to buy; 1 to sell

Here are two oil and gas stocks from our survey of analysts’ opinions of more than 1,000 Canadian public companies. One tops the “buy” list; the other the “sell” list.
Canadian   Read More

Is GoldON about to strike gold?

In a world where gold exploration stocks can be wildly overvalued, Mike Kachanovsky thinks GoldON is a bargain stock that may be on the brink of a breakout.
There is a   Read More

Canadian cannabis selloff overdone

Toronto-based Raymond James analysts Rahul Sarugaser and Michael Freeman say the strong cannabis stocks are beginning to separate from the weak. They pick two to buy.
Fundamentals are improving across the   Read More

Feds aim for zero plastic waste by 2030

IBC analyst says this consumer goods stock in the packaging and containers industry is the best packaging stock to weather the transition from single-use plastics.

When the federal government reiterated its   Read More

3 promising Quebec technology stocks

Here are three private technology companies to put on your watch list. They’re not public yet, but soon “could take on the world by storm” say CIBC’s Todd Coupland and   Read More

2 best stocks to buy now

Business at Restaurant Brands International and Alimentation Couche-Tard is still worse than it was in 2019. Despite this, the companies beat analyst earnings forecasts.
Given restrictions on travel and social gatherings,   Read More

Tesla—love the car!—but the stock?

New York-based RBC Capital Markets managing director Joseph Spak says automobile manufacturing stock Tesla Inc.’s future free cash flow doesn’t justify its current multiple.

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ—TSLA) as a company has   Read More

From chaos to coexistence in US and Canada

BMO Capital’s Brian Belski says uncertainty from COVID-19 has shifted investor preferences. But as markets pivot from chaos to coexistence, Canadian stocks will participate.
There is no doubt about it. US   Read More

What stocks are ‘Work from Home’ winners?

Virtual offices need services and security. Stephanie Price and Scott Fletcher, CIBC World Markets analysts in Toronto, name the stocks positioned to win in this transformation.

We believe that the COVID-19   Read More

2 European shopping centre “buys”

RBC analyst says the 2020 first-half results from his two “best buy” choices indicate that their long-term prospects have barely changed despite the global COVID-19 pandemic.

The spectre of COVID-19 continues   Read More

3 stocks to buy for a post-COVID recovery

“The shift in our society has been exacerbated. When government funding runs out, that would be apparent,” says Guy Lapierre. “You don’t replace the income of a 747 pilot with   Read More

When in doubt, go for the gold

Holding gold should be a priority for investors looking to preserve wealth during looming economic uncertainty, says BMG Group president Nick Barisheff.

The term ‘unprecedented’ has been used to explain 2020   Read More

2 utility stocks to light up your portfolio

Raymond James analyst rates independent power producers Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. and Boralex Inc. as “strong buys”.

If you want to light up your portfolio, Raymond James Financial analyst David   Read More

2 oil and gas stocks to buy

Tourmaline Oil Corp. and Enbridge Inc. were tied for first place in the Top 10 list of “Time to Buy” stocks in a survey of analysts’ opinions of over 1,000   Read More

A seasonal play on market volatility

“Moves by the [HUV] index above its 20-, 50- and 200-day moving averages is the preferred trigger for a seasonal trade (that is, to sell) lasting to at least mid-October   Read More

3 stocks to buy for a post-COVID recovery

“The shift in our society has been exacerbated. When government funding runs out, that would be apparent,” says Guy Lapierre. “You don’t replace the income of a 747 pilot with   Read More

A financial stock for stressful times

goeasy provides financial services to purchasers and lessees of its furniture, electronics, computers, and appliances.

Toronto-based Raymond James Financial analyst Stephen Boland resumes coverage of financial services stock goeasy Ltd. (TSX—GSY)   Read More