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Signal
Opinion
Expert
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
August 30, 2018

Would this be a defensive position in the portfolio? Not sure if this is a defensive stock. He doesn’t own any non-Canadian oil company because there are many good ones in Canada. He prefers Canadian companies and consumer staple companies for a defensive position.

Would this be a defensive position in the portfolio? Not sure if this is a defensive stock. He doesn’t own any non-Canadian oil company because there are many good ones in Canada. He prefers Canadian companies and consumer staple companies for a defensive position.

Paul Harris, CFA
Partner and Portfolio Manager, Harris Douglas Asset Management
Price
$66.320
Owned
No
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 30, 2018

Own it for a long time. Very cheap. Have great growth prospects. Well capitalized. Trades at 1.1 times book and 10 times next year earnings. Regulation is coming down. Yield of 1.9%. They have a great global franchise. He likes that they are returning a lot of capital to shareholders via buybacks and they are increasing their dividends. (Analysts’ price target is $34.39)

Bank of America (BAC-N)
August 30, 2018

Own it for a long time. Very cheap. Have great growth prospects. Well capitalized. Trades at 1.1 times book and 10 times next year earnings. Regulation is coming down. Yield of 1.9%. They have a great global franchise. He likes that they are returning a lot of capital to shareholders via buybacks and they are increasing their dividends. (Analysts’ price target is $34.39)

Paul Harris, CFA
Partner and Portfolio Manager, Harris Douglas Asset Management
Price
$31.010
Owned
Yes
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 30, 2018

A great story. Trading at 18 times earnings. Dividend yield 1.6%. it was a tough industry for many years, but it is much better now. Hard to replicate their network. They are overcoming their customer service problems. (Analysts’ price target is $117.09)

A great story. Trading at 18 times earnings. Dividend yield 1.6%. it was a tough industry for many years, but it is much better now. Hard to replicate their network. They are overcoming their customer service problems. (Analysts’ price target is $117.09)

Paul Harris, CFA
Partner and Portfolio Manager, Harris Douglas Asset Management
Price
$116.460
Owned
Yes
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 30, 2018

Great Canadian company. California Closets, College Pro Painters are some of their brands. They are also in the property management business. It is a very capital light business with no fixed assets. Generate very high free cash flows. Very good story in the US. The one thing to worry is their labor costs but hey execute extremely well. (Analysts’ price target is $109.26)

Great Canadian company. California Closets, College Pro Painters are some of their brands. They are also in the property management business. It is a very capital light business with no fixed assets. Generate very high free cash flows. Very good story in the US. The one thing to worry is their labor costs but hey execute extremely well. (Analysts’ price target is $109.26)

Paul Harris, CFA
Partner and Portfolio Manager, Harris Douglas Asset Management
Price
$111.980
Owned
Yes