The Cannabis industry has been in turmoil over the last 6 months. Popular Canadian marijuana ETF HMMJ has fallen over 42% since October 2018 highs and there doesn't seem to be an end in sight.Cannabis investors worldwide were anticipating Aurora Cannabis's (TSX:ACB) fourth quarter results, and the Canadian cannabis company missed the mark by a large margin.One of the major disappointments on the year was the company's EBITDA. Aurora had confirmed not long ago that it was on its way to … [Read more...] about Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB) Posts Poor Final Quarter Results
Alimentation Couche-Tard (TSX:ATD.B) reported earnings after the bell today, and yet again the convenience store operator didn't disappoint.The company reported net earnings of $538.8 million, which was an 18.2% increase compared to the first quarter of 2018, where net earnings came in at $455.6 million. The company acquired eight more stores and completed the construction of 12 for a total of 20 openings in the quarter.The second largest convenience store operator now owns a … [Read more...] about Couche-Tard Posts Excellent Q1 Numbers, Shares To Split
When investors think of blue chip Canadian stocks, they often think of stocks that pay dividends. However, this isn't necessarily the case.My definition of a blue chip stock is simply one that has a large market capitalization and is a top company in its industry. Typically I look for stocks that are within the top three in terms of performance in the sector, but industries like the Canadian banking industry can have a multitude of stocks I consider blue chip even if they aren't a front … [Read more...] about 6 Of The Best Canadian Blue Chip Stocks To Own In 2020
If you're wondering whether or not Canadian penny stocks should have a place in your investment portfolio, you've come to the right place. Our guide to investing in penny stocks will not only teach you how to buy them, but will guide you through what exactly a penny stock is, scams you can avoid and helpful tips to getting started.Investors looking to buy penny stocks are often drawn in by large returns. Because of the volatility of penny stocks, rapid price movements, often ones that would … [Read more...] about Canadian Penny Stocks – How To Make Money In 2019
Every once in a while investors are given the chance to invest in a company that provides a very unique opportunity. That opportunity is excellent growth to go along with a rock solid dividend and low valuations.There aren't too many stocks like this on the TSX, but one of them is quietly posting record breaking earnings and still losing value. Should you be buying this stock today? Lets take a look. It's time to take a look at TFI International (TSX:TFII) TFI International (TSX:TFII) … [Read more...] about Is This Transporation Company Screaming Buy?
Investing in stocks seems like a challenging endeavor. If you’ve ever wanted to start buying Canadian stocks, you’ve more than likely ran into the issue of simply not knowing where to start. In this article, I’m going to walk you through how to get started with investing step by step. If you're looking for a quick summary so you can get started right away, here it is. How to buy stocks in Canada:Have sufficient capital (you can get started with as little as $500) Find an online brokerage … [Read more...] about How To Buy Stocks In Canada | A 5 Step Guide To Getting Started
Quick Navigation How Do We Identify These Stocks?Top Industries On This ListCervus Equipment (CERV.TO)Manulife Financial (MFC.TO)Alementation Couche-Tard (ATD.B.TO)Hydropotherapy Corp. (HEXO.TO)Toromont Industries (TIH.TO)Badger Daylighting (BAD.TO)Constellation Software (CSU.TO)Dollarama (DOL.TO)Stantec (STN.TO)Magna International (MG.TO)OpenText (OTEX.TO)Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)Enbridge (ENB.TO)Intact Financial (IFC.TO)Aurora Cannabis (ACB.TO)Equitable Group (ECB.TO)GoEasy Ltd … [Read more...] about 35 Of The Top Canadian Stocks To Buy On The TSX – July 2019
We all want to see our portfolios head in a straight line. A straight line up of course. Unfortunately, that's not the way it works, and it's not the way it will ever work.The DOW has suffered two of its biggest single day losses of the year this week, and it has had a large effect on Canadian markets. During times of volatility, it helps to have defensive stocks in your portfolio. Here are two of them you should be looking to add today.Andrew Peller (ADW.A)Andrew Peller … [Read more...] about Two Defensive Stocks For Your Portfolio During Harsh Volatility
It was a strong second quarter for Pinnacle Renewables (TSX:PL) as the company reported second quarter earnings after the bell yesterday. The company is currently trading up 6% as of writing. So why the jump? Lets dig in.Most analysts predicted the company would post earnings per share of $0.01 this quarter, but Pinnacle surprised both analysts and investors with earnings of $0.06 per share. Revenue also came in 4% higher than expected at $104.2 million.The company is seeing … [Read more...] about This Renewable Energy Stock Spiked After Solid Q2 Earnings, Should You Buy?
The alternative lending industry is picking up in Canada in a big way. As major financial institutions are forced to lend with extreme regulatory limitations like the mortgage stress test, alternative lenders don't have to follow these restrictions, allowing them more leniency on who they wish to lend to.According to CBC, there were 200 to 300 active alternative lenders in Canada last year holding $13 billion to $14 billion of outstanding Canadian mortgages. That's up from $11 billion to $12 … [Read more...] about Goeasy Ltd (TSX:GSY) Posts Strong Q2 Results