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Power Corp. is an undervalued buy

Power Corp. trades for less than it’s worth. Even better, its dividends yield nearly 6.8 per cent and they look sustainable. It remains an undervalued buy.

We hold a high opinion   Read More

Simplicity: an overlooked portfolio virtue

While portfolio balance and diversification are vital investment goals, you shouldn’t forget that simplicity is too.

Most investment guides stress the benefits of balance and diversification in an investment portfolio. All   Read More

Housing starts are up but face risks

Housing starts are at their highest level since 2007 and share prices of building stocks have jumped much more than the market. But there are risks to keep in mind.

Canadian   Read More

What volatility means to your portfolio

In chemistry, ‘volatility’ refers to the ability of a substance to evaporate quickly—or, under the right conditions, to explode. In investments, it means much the same thing.

Volatile investments appeal to   Read More

A big cheese in the dairy world

The COVID-19 pandemic has restrained the recent financial results of Saputo Inc. At the same time, Saputo plans to grow through acquisitions and organically.
Montreal-based Saputo Inc. earned a little more   Read More

Buy Enbridge for growth and income

Having taken steps to improve the resiliency of its business, Enbridge has delivered solid financial results and higher distributable cash flow so far this year.
These past few years, Enbridge has   Read More

Inflation is like Robin Hood

In medieval England, Robin Hood was known to rob from the rich and give to the poor. These days, the closest thing to Robin Hood is inflation. It robs from   Read More

What volatility means to your portfolio

In chemistry, ‘volatility’ refers to the ability of a substance to evaporate quickly—or, under the right conditions, to explode. In investments, it means much the same thing.

Volatile investments appeal to   Read More

CIBC takes a conservative tack on PCLs

CIBC’s second-quarter results reflected a substantial increase in its provision for credit losses. But the higher provision reflects a conservative approach to dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.

CIBC’s provision for credit   Read More

Pipelines offer strong recovery potential

The collapse of oil prices hit pipeline and midstream stocks hard. They offer strong recovery potential when prices start to normalize. Here are four pipeline stocks we like.

Among Canadian energy   Read More

Utilities pay attractive dividends

Utilities pay much more secure dividends than companies that operate in the volatile manufacturing or resources sectors.

The global COVID-19 pandemic has pushed some companies into bankruptcy. Survivors have eliminated or   Read More

Couche-Tard should weather COVID-19

Couche-Tard’s stores have mostly remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic and its results have been mixed. But it has the financial strength to see it through.
Deemed critical businesses, Alimentation Couche-Tard’s   Read More

A tech stock for aggressive investors

Lightspeed POS is a buy for aggressive investors willing to take risks for large potential stock price gains, provided that you need no dividends.

Montreal-based technology stock Lightspeed POS Inc. (TSX—LSPD)   Read More

Control risk with a package approach

Portfolios perform best with between five and 20 stocks. Fewer than five leaves you unable to achieve portfolio balance and diversification; more than 20 and it is hard to stay   Read More

CIBC takes a conservative tack on PCLs

CIBC’s second-quarter results reflected a substantial increase in its provision for credit losses. But the higher provision reflects a conservative approach to dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.

CIBC’s provision for credit   Read More

Couche-Tard should weather COVID-19

Couche-Tard’s stores have mostly remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic and its results have been mixed. But it has the financial strength to see it through.
Deemed critical businesses, Alimentation Couche-Tard’s   Read More

Rising dividends and capital gains

And for both, you can ‘take it to the bank’—any of the Big Five banks will do just fine. Canada may have been founded by a department store but it’s   Read More

Despite COVID-19, P&G fares relatively well

COVID-19 has had a mixed impact on Procter & Gamble’s business. Despite this, the company reported higher earnings in its latest quarter and increased its dividend.

There’s an old saying: “What   Read More