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PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
November 12, 2020
(A Top Pick Nov 12/19, Up 13%) Just under 40% of revenues come from emerging markets, and this will continue to grow. During the pandemic, they've seen stronger growth in their belt market, as people are doing more snacking at home. Trades at a discount to peers, and this gap should narrow over time.
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(A Top Pick Nov 12/19, Up 13%) Just under 40% of revenues come from emerging markets, and this will continue to grow. During the pandemic, they've seen stronger growth in their belt market, as people are doing more snacking at home. Trades at a discount to peers, and this gap should narrow over time.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
November 12, 2020
(A Top Pick Nov 12/19, Up 6%) Big presence in China, and there's lots of potential there. Also in India and European markets, and you want this exposure to markets not fully developed. Recently bought a new brand, which they can grow and franchise out.
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Yum! Brands (YUM-N)
November 12, 2020
(A Top Pick Nov 12/19, Up 6%) Big presence in China, and there's lots of potential there. Also in India and European markets, and you want this exposure to markets not fully developed. Recently bought a new brand, which they can grow and franchise out.
HOLD
HOLD
November 12, 2020
Retail pharma and health insurance. Reported a pretty good quarter. Attractive multiple, still single digits. Healthcare reform was an overhang, but the divided Congress may dampen that reform. Earnings multiple should expand, and stock should do well in foreseeable future.
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CVS Health Corp (CVS-N)
November 12, 2020
Retail pharma and health insurance. Reported a pretty good quarter. Attractive multiple, still single digits. Healthcare reform was an overhang, but the divided Congress may dampen that reform. Earnings multiple should expand, and stock should do well in foreseeable future.
BUY
BUY
November 12, 2020
A good income name. She usually holds 2.5-3% of a portfolio in each name for income. Maintained pre-Covid guidance. Question is do they bring on projects or do share buybacks? Highly defensible business, long-term contracts. Yields over 8%.
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A good income name. She usually holds 2.5-3% of a portfolio in each name for income. Maintained pre-Covid guidance. Question is do they bring on projects or do share buybacks? Highly defensible business, long-term contracts. Yields over 8%.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
November 12, 2020

Doesn't hold producers, as oil price not favourable, especially in western Canada. SU doesn't qualify as an income stock, as cashflow of producers is predicated on the commodity price, which can be difficulty to forecast and may trend down. Prefers, and holds, ENB instead.

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Suncor Energy Inc (SU-T)
November 12, 2020

Doesn't hold producers, as oil price not favourable, especially in western Canada. SU doesn't qualify as an income stock, as cashflow of producers is predicated on the commodity price, which can be difficulty to forecast and may trend down. Prefers, and holds, ENB instead.

COMMENT
COMMENT
November 12, 2020

You could own it if you want direct property exposure. She owns BAM instead, which owns 50-60% of BPY, as she likes the whole stable. Dividend should be safe. Going through a difficult time with retail. Will take a while to work through, but they'll do it. Commercial and retail properties are Class A, well located. Experienced management.

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You could own it if you want direct property exposure. She owns BAM instead, which owns 50-60% of BPY, as she likes the whole stable. Dividend should be safe. Going through a difficult time with retail. Will take a while to work through, but they'll do it. Commercial and retail properties are Class A, well located. Experienced management.

WATCH
WATCH
November 12, 2020
Looks more interesting with the potential acquisition of RSA, as it expands their growth potential. Excellent operators. P&C insurance gets repriced annually, a plus. She's planning to research it more closely.
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Intact Financial (IFC-T)
November 12, 2020
Looks more interesting with the potential acquisition of RSA, as it expands their growth potential. Excellent operators. P&C insurance gets repriced annually, a plus. She's planning to research it more closely.