Thursday, September 29, 2022

Money Show Toronto 2022

Almost everyone was talking about ETFs (Exchange-Traded Funds) all the time. Also, hard to tell you were in Canada. All the charts and figures presented were American. Even the TO guys were showing using US charts on everything.

A lot of the people talking about ETFs were talking about their new ones and a lot of these were involved with using Options. They were talking about ETFs paying monthly income. They were talking about ETFs being used as a pension plan. As I said above, almost all the talk was about ETFs.

This year as in other years, some of the best speakers are in the early morning session on Friday. The Money Saver magazine also puts on some very interesting talks. I also like to listen to David Rosenberg of Rosenberg Research and Benjamin Tal an Economist at the CIBC.

On my other blog I wrote yesterday about BRP Inc (TSX-DOO, OTC-DOOO) ... learn more. Next, I will write about Linamar Corporation (TSX-LNR, OTC-LIMAF) ... learn more on Friday, September 30, 2022 around 5 pm.

This blog is meant for educational purposes only and is not to provide investment advice. Before making any investment decision, you should always do your own research or consult an investment professional. I do research for my own edification and I am willing to share. I write what I think and I may or may not be correct.

See my site for an index to these blog entries and for stocks followed. I have three blogs. The first talks only about specific stocks and is called Investment Talk. The second one contains information on mostly investing and is called Investing Economics Mostly. My last blog is for my book reviews and it is called Non-Fiction Mostly. Follow me on Twitter. I am on Instagram. Or you can just Google #walktoronto spbrunner8166 to see my pictures.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Paulina Neuding Substack

I want to take some time and write about writers on Substack. I read Common Sense by Bari Weiss. She often invites another Substack author to write on her Substack page. This one is by Paulina Neuding.

I started to read Substack authors after I saw an interview that included Bari Weiss and she talked about Substack. I looked at what Bari Weiss had to say on Substack first. She has various people write in her Substack and ones I liked I liked; I signed up for their Substack newsletters. All the ones I read are on Substack have referenced by others on Substack. However, you can go on Substack and signup to read authors by category.

On my other blog I wrote yesterday about K-Bro Linen Inc (TSX-KBL, OTC-KBRLF) ... learn more. Next, I will write about BRP Inc (TSX-DOO, OTC-DOOO) ... learn more on Wednesday, September 22, 2022 around 5 pm.

This blog is meant for educational purposes only and is not to provide investment advice. Before making any investment decision, you should always do your own research or consult an investment professional. I do research for my own edification and I am willing to share. I write what I think and I may or may not be correct.

See my site for an index to these blog entries and for stocks followed. I have three blogs. The first talks only about specific stocks and is called Investment Talk. The second one contains information on mostly investing and is called Investing Economics Mostly. My last blog is for my book reviews and it is called Non-Fiction Mostly. Follow me on Twitter. I am on Instagram. Or you can just Google #walktoronto spbrunner8166 to see my pictures.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Tara Henley Substack

I want to take some time and write about writers on Substack. Another Substack author I read is Tara Henley.

I started to read Substack authors after I saw an interview that included Bari Weiss and she talked about Substack. I looked at what Bari Weiss had to say on Substack first. She has various people write in her Substack and ones I liked I liked; I signed up for their Substack newsletters. All the ones I read are on Substack have referenced by others on Substack. However, you can go on Substack and signup to read authors by category.

On my other blog I wrote yesterday about Great-West Lifeco Inc (TSX-GWO, OTC-GWLIF) ... learn more. Next, I will write about Granite REIT (TSX-GRT.UN, NYSE-GRP.U) ... learn more on Friday, September 23, 2022 around 5 pm.

This blog is meant for educational purposes only and is not to provide investment advice. Before making any investment decision, you should always do your own research or consult an investment professional. I do research for my own edification and I am willing to share. I write what I think and I may or may not be correct.

See my site for an index to these blog entries and for stocks followed. I have three blogs. The first talks only about specific stocks and is called Investment Talk. The second one contains information on mostly investing and is called Investing Economics Mostly. My last blog is for my book reviews and it is called Non-Fiction Mostly. Follow me on Twitter. I am on Instagram. Or you can just Google #walktoronto spbrunner8166 to see my pictures.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Ron Henderson Substack

I want to take some time and write about writers on Substack. Another Substack author I read is Ron Henderson.

I started to read Substack authors after I saw an interview that included Bari Weiss and she talked about Substack. I looked at what Bari Weiss had to say on Substack first. She has various people write in her Substack and ones I liked I liked; I signed up for their Substack newsletters. All the ones I read are on Substack have referenced by others on Substack. However, you can go on Substack and signup to read authors by category.

On my other blog I wrote yesterday about Trican Well Service Ltd (TSX-TCW, OTC-TOLWF) ... learn more. Next, I will write about Great-West Lifeco Inc (TSX-GWO, OTC-GWLIF) ... learn more on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 around 5 pm.

This blog is meant for educational purposes only and is not to provide investment advice. Before making any investment decision, you should always do your own research or consult an investment professional. I do research for my own edification and I am willing to share. I write what I think and I may or may not be correct.

See my site for an index to these blog entries and for stocks followed. I have three blogs. The first talks only about specific stocks and is called Investment Talk. The second one contains information on mostly investing and is called Investing Economics Mostly. My last blog is for my book reviews and it is called Non-Fiction Mostly. Follow me on Twitter. I am on Instagram. Or you can just Google #walktoronto spbrunner8166 to see my pictures.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Glenn Loury Substack

I want to start writing about writers on Substack. The first one into my mail box today September 9, was Glenn Loury.

I started to read Substack authors after I saw an interview that included Bari Weiss and she talked about Substack. I looked at what Bari Weiss had to say on Substack first. She has various people write in her Substack and ones I liked I liked; I signed up for their Substack newsletters. All the ones I read are on Substack have referenced by others on Substack. However, you can go on Substack and signup to read authors by category.

On my other blog I wrote yesterday about Telus Corp (TSX-T, NYSE-TU) ... learn more. Next, I will write about Wajax Corp (TSX-WJX, OTC-WJXFF) ... learn more on Friday, September 16, 2022 around 5 pm.

This blog is meant for educational purposes only and is not to provide investment advice. Before making any investment decision, you should always do your own research or consult an investment professional. I do research for my own edification and I am willing to share. I write what I think and I may or may not be correct.

See my site for an index to these blog entries and for stocks followed. I have three blogs. The first talks only about specific stocks and is called Investment Talk. The second one contains information on mostly investing and is called Investing Economics Mostly. My last blog is for my book reviews and it is called Non-Fiction Mostly. Follow me on Twitter. I am on Instagram. Or you can just Google #walktoronto spbrunner8166 to see my pictures.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Sam Ro Substack

This is an interesting article about 10 Truths about the Stock Market by Sam Ro. Sam Ro writes on Substack a TKer newsletter.

On my other blog I wrote yesterday about Accord Financial Corp (TSX-ACD, OTC-ACCFF) ... learn more. Next, I will write about Telus Corp (TSX-T, NYSE-TU) ... learn more on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 around 5 pm.

This blog is meant for educational purposes only and is not to provide investment advice. Before making any investment decision, you should always do your own research or consult an investment professional. I do research for my own edification and I am willing to share. I write what I think and I may or may not be correct.

See my site for an index to these blog entries and for stocks followed. I have three blogs. The first talks only about specific stocks and is called Investment Talk. The second one contains information on mostly investing and is called Investing Economics Mostly. My last blog is for my book reviews and it is called Non-Fiction Mostly. Follow me on Twitter. I am on Instagram. Or you can just Google #walktoronto spbrunner8166 to see my pictures.

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Something to Buy September 2022

There is always something to buy in the stock market. On Tuesday, I put out a list of the stocks that I covered and showed what stock might be a good deal based on dividend yield. Now I am trying to categorize what sorts of stocks may be a good deal based on dividend yield. The dividend yield test in this note is a quick way of finding possible stock buys. See my Spreadsheet .

The advantages to using dividend yield to judge how cheap or expensive a stock is, is that you are not using estimates or old data (like last reported quarter's data). You are using today's stock price and today's dividend yield. However, this is just a place to start. It is a good idea to check the stock price with other tests, especially the P/S Ratio test. For other testing, like P/E Ratios, P/S Ratios, P/CF Ratios, P/BV Ratios and Price/Graham Price Ratios, you use estimates or data from the last reported financial quarter.

If a stock is showing as a buy using the dividend yield test, I usually like to verify it is a buy by doing a P/S Ratio test. Here you compare the current P/S Ratio to the 10 year median P/S Ratio. If the current P/S Ratio is lower than the 10 year median, then the stock is a buy. I note that Morningstar gives a current P/S Ratio. The 10 year median ratio is shown in my review of a stock. The 10 year median ratio in a review is good for one year from the date of review.

This historical dividend yield test does not work well for old Income Trust companies. These companies had quite high Dividend Yields which will probably never be seen again. So, I started a column called VT (for Valid Test) and this applies to checking stock price using dividend yield. If it is not a valid test, I use N to show this. For these stocks, you might be better comparing the current dividend yield to the 10 year median dividend yield.

However, no system is perfect. But if you are interested in buying a stock a list of stocks cheap or reasonable using dividend yield data might be a good place to start.

Categorizing stocks is not as simple as it might seem. Every site you go to has categorized stocks a bit differently. I try to keep this as simple as possible. See Something to Buy September 2022 Spreadsheet above to see what stocks are showing whether a stock is relatively cheap based on historical high dividend yields (P/Hi), historical median dividend yields (P/Med), 10 year high dividend yields (P/10Hi), or 10 year median dividend yields (P/10Yr). As in other spreadsheets, you can highlight a line or several lines for better viewing.

In the following notes I am only going to list stocks showing as cheap using the historical high dividend yields (P/Hi) and historical median dividend yields (P/Med).

I follow 20 stocks in the Consumer Discretionary category. Two of these stocks (10%) are showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. They are Canadian Tire Corp (TSX-CTC.A, OTC-CDNAF) and Leon's Furniture (TSX-LNF, OTC-LEFUF). There is no change from last month.

Twelve (60%) of Consumer Discretionary are showing cheap by historical median dividend yield. They are BRP Inc (TSX-DOO, NASDAQ-DOOO), Canadian Tire Corp (TSX-CTC.A, OTC-CDNAF), Goodfellow Inc (TSX-GDL, OTC-GFELF), High Liner Foods (TSX-HLF, OTC-HLNFF), Keg Royalties Income Fund, (TSX-KEG.UN, OTC-KRIUF), Leon's Furniture (TSX-LNF, OTC-LEFUF), Linamar Corporation (TSX-LNR, OTC-LIMAF), Magna International Inc. (TSX-MG, NYSE-MGA), Molson Coors Canada (TSX-TPX.B, NYSE-TAP), Richelieu Hardware Ltd (TSX-RCH, OTC-RHUHF), Savaria Corporation (TSX-SIS, OTC-SISXF) and Stingray Digital Group Inc (TSX-RAY.A). BRP Inc (TSX-DOO, NASDAQ-DOOO) has added back to this list.

I follow 13 Consumer Staples stocks. One stock (7%) is showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. It is Saputo Inc. Maple Leaf Foods Inc (TSX-MFI, OTC-MLFNF) has been added to this list.

Nine stocks (69%) are showing cheap by historical median dividend yield. These are Alimentation Couche-Tard (TSX-ATD.B, OTC-ANCUF), Andrew Peller Ltd (TSX-ADW.A, OTC-ADWPF), Empire Company Ltd (TSX-EMP.A, OTC-EMLAF), KP Tissue Inc (TSX-KPT, NYSE-KPTSF), Lassonde Industries (TSX-LAS.A, OTC-LSDAF), Maple Leaf Foods Inc (TSX-MFI, OTC-MLFNF), Metro Inc (TSX-MRU, OTC-MTRAF), Saputo Inc. (TSX-SAP, OTC-SAPIF), and Waterloo Brewing Ltd (TSX-WBR, OTC-BIBLF). There is no change from last month.

I follow Six Health Care stocks. Two of these stocks (33%) are showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. They are Medtronic PCL (NYSE-MDT), Neighbourly Pharmacy Inc (TSX-NBLY, OTC-none). Medtronic PCL (NYSE-MDT) has been added back to this list.

Six stocks (100%) are cheap by the historical median dividend yield. The stocks are Chartwell Retirement Residences (TSX-CSH.UN, NYSE-CWSRF), HLS Therapeutics Inc (TSX-HLS, OTC-HLTRF), Johnson and Johnson (NYSE-JNJ), Medtronic Inc. (NYSE-MDT), Neighbourly Pharmacy Inc (TSX-NBLY, OTC-none), and Sienna Senior Living Inc (TSX-SIA, OTC-LWSCF). Chartwell Retirement Residences (TSX-CSH.UN, NYSE-CWSRF) has been added to this list.

I follow 9 Energy stocks. No stock (0%) is showing as cheap by the historical high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

There are four stocks (44%) showing as cheap by historical median dividend yield. They are Canadian Natural Resources (TSX-CNQ, NYSE-CNQ), Cenovus Energy Inc (TSX-CVE, NYSE-CVE), Mullen Group (TSX-MTL, OTC-MLLGF), and Suncor Energy (TSX-SU, NYSE-SU). There is no change from last month.

I follow 27 Financial stocks under the categories of Banks (8), Financial Services (14), and Insurance (5).

I follow 8 Bank stocks. None of these stocks (0%) are showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

Eight stocks (100%) are showing as cheap by historical median dividend yield. They are Bank of Montreal (TSX-BMO, NYSE-BMO), Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX-BNS, NYSE-BNS), Barclays PLC (LSE-BARC, NYSE-BCS), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (TSX-CM, NYSE-CM), Home Capital Group (TSX-HCG, OTC-HMCBF), National Bank of Canada (TSX-NA, OTC-NTIOF), Royal Bank of Canada (TSX-RY, NYSE-RY), and Toronto Dominion Bank (TSX-TD, NYSE-TD). Bank of Montreal (TSX-BMO, NYSE-BMO) has been added back to this list.

I follow 14 Financial Service stocks. None of these stocks (0%) are showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

Nine stocks (64%) are showing as cheap by the historical median dividend yield. These stocks are Accord Financial Corp (TSX-ACD, OTC-ACCFF), AGF Management Ltd (TSX-AGF.B, OTC-AGFMF), Alaris Equity Partners Income Trust (TSX-AD.UN, OTC-ALARF), Atrium Mortgage Investment Corp (TSX-AI, OTC-AMIVF), CI Financial (TSX-CIX, NYSE-CIXX), EQB Inc (TSX-EQB, OTC-EQGPF), Goeasy Ltd (TSX-GSY, OTC-EHMEF), IGM Financial (TSX-IGM, OTC-IGIFF), and Power Corp (TSX-POW, OTC-PWCDF). Element Fleet Management Corp (TSX-EFN, OTC-ELEEF) has been removed from this list.

I follow 5 Insurance stocks. None of these stocks (0%) are showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

Four stocks (80%) are showing as cheap by historical median dividend yield. These stocks are Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX-GWO, OTC-GWLIF), IA Financial Corp (TSX-IAG, OTC-IDLLF), and Manulife Financial Corp (TSX-MFC, NYSE-MFC), Sun Life Financial (TSX-SLF, NYSE-SLF). There is no change from last month.

I follow 33 Industrial stocks. Because I have so many and Industrial is not very descriptive, I have divided my Industrial stocks into 4 separate categories under Industrial. They are Construction (7), Industrial (3), Manufacturing (5) and (Business) Services (18). I am now following GFL Environmental Inc (TSX-GFL, NYSE -GFL) and it is now part of the Services list.

I have 7 Construction stocks. One stock (14%) is showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. It is Aecon Group Inc (TSX-ARE, OTC-AEGXF). There is no change from last month.

Two stock (29%) are showing as cheap by historical median dividend yield. They are Aecon Group Inc (TSX-ARE, OTC-AEGXF) and Bird Construction Inc (TSX-BDT, OTC-BIRDF). Badger Infrastructure Solutions Ltd (TSX-BDGI, OTC-BADFF) has been removed from this list. Bird Construction Inc (TSX-BDT, OTC-BIRDF) has been added to this list.

I have 3 stocks left with the sub-index of Industrial. None of these stocks (0%) are showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

Two stock (66%) are showing as cheap by historical median dividend yield. It is Finning International Inc. (TSX-FTT, OTC-FINGF), and Russel Metals (TSX-RUS, OTC-RUSMF). There is no change from last month.

I have 5 Manufacturing stocks. None of these stocks (0%) are showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

One stock (14%) is showing as cheap by historical median dividend yield. It is Exco Technologies Ltd. (TSX-XTC, OTC-EXCOF). There is no change from last month.

I follow 18 Services stocks. GFL Environmental Inc (TSX-GFL, NYSE -GFL) has been added to Services Stocks. One of these stocks (6.25%) is showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. It is Titanium Transportation Group Inc (TSX-TTR, OTC-TTTGF). There is no change from last month.

Eight stock (44%) are showing as cheap by historical median dividend yield. They are Algoma Central Corporation (TSX-ALC, OTC-AGMJF), Canadian National Railway (TSX-CNR, NYSE-CNI), GFL Environmental Inc (TSX-GFL, NYSE -GFL), Parkland Fuel Corp (TSX-PKI, OTC-PKIUF), Pulse Seismic Inc. (TSX-PSD, OTC-PLSDF), Titanium Transportation Group Inc (TSX-TTR, OTC-TTTGF), Transcontinental Inc (TSX-TCL.A, OTC-TCLAF), and Wajax Corp (TSX-WJX, OTC-WJXFF). GFL Environmental Inc (TSX-GFL, NYSE -GFL) has been added to this list.

I follow 9 Material stocks. No stock (0%) is showing as cheap by the historically high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

Two stock (22%) are showing as cheap by historical median dividend yield. The stocks are Barrick Gold Corp (TSX-ABX, NYSE-ABX), and Stella-Jones (TSX-SJ, OTC-STLJF). There is no change from last month.

I follow 10 Real Estate stocks. No stocks (0%) are showing as cheap by historically high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

Two stocks (20%) are showing as cheap by historical median dividend yield. They are Allied Properties REIT (TSX-AP.UN, OTC-APYRF), and Melcor Developments Inc. (TSX-MRD, OTC-MODVF). There is no change from last month.

I follow 3 of the Telecom Service stocks. None of the stocks (0%) are showing as cheap by historically high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

Three stocks (100%) are showing cheap by historical median dividend yield. These stocks are BCE (TSX-BCE, NYSE-BCE), Shaw Communications Inc (TSX-SJR.B, NYSE-SJR), and Telus Corp (TSX-T, NYSE-TU). There is no change from last month.

I follow 10 Tech stocks. No stocks (0%) are showing as cheap by historical high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

Five stock (50%) are showing cheap by historical median dividend yield. They are Computer Modelling Group Ltd (TSX-CMG, OTC-CMDXF), Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX-ENGH, OTC-EGHSF), Evertz Technologies (TSX-ET, OTC-EVTZF), Quarterhaill Inc (TSX-QTRH, OTC-QTRHF) and Sylogist Ltd (TSXV-SYZ, OTC-SYZLF). Quarterhaill Inc (TSX-QTRH, OTC-QTRHF) has been added back to this list.

I follow 7 of the Infrastructure Type utility companies. None of the stocks (0%) are showing as cheap by historical high dividend yield. There is no change from last month.

Three stocks (43%) are showing cheap by historical median dividend yield. They are Enbridge Inc. (TSX-ENB, NYSE-ENB), Keyera Corp (TSX-KEY, OTC-KEYUF), and TC Energy Corp (TSX-TRP, NYSE-TRP). There is no change from last month.

I follow 9 of the Power Type utility companies. One stock (10%) is showing as cheap by historical high dividend yield. It is ATCO Ltd (TSX-ACO.X, OTC-ACLLF). There is no change from last month.

Two stocks (22%) are showing as cheap by historical median dividend yield. Those stocks are ATCO Ltd (TSX-ACO.X, OTC-ACLLF), and Canadian Utilities Ltd (TSX-CU, OTC-CDUAF). There is no change from last month.

The last stock I wrote about was about was SmartCentres REIT (TSX-SRU.UN, OTC-CWYUF) ... learn more. The next stock I will write about will be Just Energy Group Inc (TSX-JE, NYSE-JE) ... learn more on Friday, September 9, 2022 around 5 pm.

This blog is meant for educational purposes only and is not to provide investment advice. Before making any investment decision, you should always do your own research or consult an investment professional. I do research for my own edification and I am willing to share. I write what I think and I may or may not be correct.

See my site for an index to these blog entries and for stocks followed. I have three blogs. The first talks only about specific stocks and is called Investment Talk . The second one contains information on mostly investing and is called Investing Economics Mostly. My last blog is for my book reviews and it is called Non-Fiction Mostly. Follow me on Twitter. I am on Instagram. Or you can just Google #walktoronto spbrunner8166 to see my pictures.