Thomson Reuters Corp

TRI-T

TSE:TRI

92.22
0.93 (1.00%)
Thomson Reuters Corporation is a Canadian multinational mass media and information firm. The firm was founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where it is headquartered at 333 Bay Street in Downtown Toronto.
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TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 14, 2014

A serial underperformer of the last 5 years. 4% dividend and they generate a lot of free cash flow. The story is their new Icon platform. It will be a master platform for all other platforms allowing them to get out of a lot of legacy costs. Their service is cheaper than Bloomberg. They are selling a lot of the systems.

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A serial underperformer of the last 5 years. 4% dividend and they generate a lot of free cash flow. The story is their new Icon platform. It will be a master platform for all other platforms allowing them to get out of a lot of legacy costs. Their service is cheaper than Bloomberg. They are selling a lot of the systems.

COMMENT
COMMENT
July 30, 2014

Owns this in his income portfolio. Earnings were in line, but not anything super spectacular. Expects to continue to see this business grow. As capital markets and the economy pick up, there is a migration from one of their services to a newer one that has higher revenues and higher margins.

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Owns this in his income portfolio. Earnings were in line, but not anything super spectacular. Expects to continue to see this business grow. As capital markets and the economy pick up, there is a migration from one of their services to a newer one that has higher revenues and higher margins.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
June 17, 2014

They failed being able to compete with Bloomberg as originally planned. She didn’t like their products, and is a reason why it is down so much. Potential here, but you are taking a risk on execution.

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They failed being able to compete with Bloomberg as originally planned. She didn’t like their products, and is a reason why it is down so much. Potential here, but you are taking a risk on execution.

HOLD
HOLD
June 16, 2014

Does not expect a dividend increase here. Financial and risk area is the biggest business for them right now. As financial services has recovered, TRI-T has been gaining some market share. About 26% of revenues come from legal so now that we see more M&A activity, this area should be stronger as well. They should continue to improve going forward. If it got close to $40 he would take profits.

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Does not expect a dividend increase here. Financial and risk area is the biggest business for them right now. As financial services has recovered, TRI-T has been gaining some market share. About 26% of revenues come from legal so now that we see more M&A activity, this area should be stronger as well. They should continue to improve going forward. If it got close to $40 he would take profits.

BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
June 11, 2014

Sold his holdings at about $38. They were having a lot of trouble integrating Reuters, which was going much slower than expected. If just looking for yield this is okay. Growth looks like it is going to be a little better going forward. Would still want something in the low $37-$36 to make enough of a return to make it a Buy. It is currently on his watch list.

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Sold his holdings at about $38. They were having a lot of trouble integrating Reuters, which was going much slower than expected. If just looking for yield this is okay. Growth looks like it is going to be a little better going forward. Would still want something in the low $37-$36 to make enough of a return to make it a Buy. It is currently on his watch list.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
June 9, 2014

Valuation is fair, but not really compelling. You could end up with a little bit of upside, but this is really completely predicated upon the turnaround of the financials services business. This has been the one part of their business that has been lagging in the last couple of years. He wouldn’t own it here, but does think the dividend is safe.

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Valuation is fair, but not really compelling. You could end up with a little bit of upside, but this is really completely predicated upon the turnaround of the financials services business. This has been the one part of their business that has been lagging in the last couple of years. He wouldn’t own it here, but does think the dividend is safe.

HOLD
HOLD
June 2, 2014

Not as bullish right now on this one. It is more expensive and the Reuters acquisition is so dependent on the financial industry. This is slower growth, although safe dividend. It would not be his top pick for growth going forward.

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Not as bullish right now on this one. It is more expensive and the Reuters acquisition is so dependent on the financial industry. This is slower growth, although safe dividend. It would not be his top pick for growth going forward.

COMMENT
COMMENT
May 22, 2014

Have consistently grown their dividend a little bit. A good company in terms of 85% of its recurring revenue. The trouble he has with this is that growth always seems to be coming next year. Have done a lot of cost-cutting. Had some product misses, specifically in the financial side and are also suffering from the financial side contracting a little.

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Have consistently grown their dividend a little bit. A good company in terms of 85% of its recurring revenue. The trouble he has with this is that growth always seems to be coming next year. Have done a lot of cost-cutting. Had some product misses, specifically in the financial side and are also suffering from the financial side contracting a little.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
May 13, 2014

Preferred B Series II. This is sort of an old-style where it trades off the prime rate. If the primary goes up this will go up. Trades on the par value of $25, 70% of prime. Pays a dividend of about $0.52 per share. That could grow if rates go up. Was trading as high as $24 plus and is now down to $17.58. Really good value.

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Preferred B Series II. This is sort of an old-style where it trades off the prime rate. If the primary goes up this will go up. Trades on the par value of $25, 70% of prime. Pays a dividend of about $0.52 per share. That could grow if rates go up. Was trading as high as $24 plus and is now down to $17.58. Really good value.

WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
May 12, 2014

If you are income oriented, they should be okay. You can never get this stock cheap. If you are long term, then you should be very well served.

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If you are income oriented, they should be okay. You can never get this stock cheap. If you are long term, then you should be very well served.

COMMENT
COMMENT
May 8, 2014

Most of the large investments and banks globally subscribe to this in one form or another. Very smart in that they own a big chunk of the legal businesses. Have been able to diversify their professional information services to a great extent. Took a big bet on the revamp of the financial services which has not gone as smoothly as had been hoped. At the current price, he is actually wondering where he is going to sell his holdings because it has come up a fair amount in the last year or so. It’s beginning to reflect full value.

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Most of the large investments and banks globally subscribe to this in one form or another. Very smart in that they own a big chunk of the legal businesses. Have been able to diversify their professional information services to a great extent. Took a big bet on the revamp of the financial services which has not gone as smoothly as had been hoped. At the current price, he is actually wondering where he is going to sell his holdings because it has come up a fair amount in the last year or so. It’s beginning to reflect full value.

BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
April 30, 2014

Sold his holdings at around $40. Came out with some disappointing Q4 results and it backed off. He would look at this in the $37-$38 area.

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Sold his holdings at around $40. Came out with some disappointing Q4 results and it backed off. He would look at this in the $37-$38 area.

BUY
BUY
April 25, 2014

(Market Call Minute) Very high yield. Trading at a cheap multiple if you look at margin expansion from cost savings that they will get over the next year or so.

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(Market Call Minute) Very high yield. Trading at a cheap multiple if you look at margin expansion from cost savings that they will get over the next year or so.

HOLD
HOLD
April 17, 2014

Chart shows a 6% drop earlier this year with fairly high volume. Stock has now gone into a new consolidation level of about $37-$38.50. Wouldn’t be holding onto this right now, but would wait for the next move. Has gone up from $27 to $39 which is a pretty good gain. Has the potential to go back down to about $35. If it breaks above $39, he would be a buyer. $37 is a good support level and anything below that is a Sell.

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Chart shows a 6% drop earlier this year with fairly high volume. Stock has now gone into a new consolidation level of about $37-$38.50. Wouldn’t be holding onto this right now, but would wait for the next move. Has gone up from $27 to $39 which is a pretty good gain. Has the potential to go back down to about $35. If it breaks above $39, he would be a buyer. $37 is a good support level and anything below that is a Sell.

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COMMENT
March 12, 2014

Top line growth has been slow, but their secret is their cash flow generation. They have been a dividend grower, which is positive. This has a very strong ownership structure. It is now a question of executing on their merger and making sure the costs come out.

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Top line growth has been slow, but their secret is their cash flow generation. They have been a dividend grower, which is positive. This has a very strong ownership structure. It is now a question of executing on their merger and making sure the costs come out.

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