Visa and Mastercard – Added to My Largest Positions

I have covered both companies in multiple posts with the most recent being: Visa (V) - July 11th and July 16thMastercard (MA) - July 12th The primary purpose of this post is to disclose the purchase of additional shares in my largest (V) and second-largest (MA) holdings. On September 2, I acquired another 50 V [...]

By |September 3rd, 2021|Equity Investing|Comments Off on Visa and Mastercard – Added to My Largest Positions

Blackstone – Stock Analysis

In my August 14th Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) stock analysis I disclose the purchase of additional BAM shares through various accounts. I conclude that post stating: 'I have no interest in investing in cryptocurrencies, SPACs, or complex derivative products. I do, however, want exposure to alternative assets thus my reason for investing in BAM.' Having [...]

By |August 27th, 2021|Equity Investing|Comments Off on Blackstone – Stock Analysis

Brookfield Asset Management – Stock Analysis

Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) released Q2 and YTD results on August 12, 2021. Based on this stock analysis, I deem BAM's current valuation to be attractive. NOTE: Brookfield Asset Management is listed on the TSX (BAM-a) and the NYSE (BAM). The company is authorized to issue an unlimited number of Class A Limited Voting Shares [...]

By |August 14th, 2021|Equity Investing|Comments Off on Brookfield Asset Management – Stock Analysis

BCE – Dividend Income Appeal

Many investors gravitate to high-yield high-risk companies in the current low-interest-rate environment because they fixate on the dividend yield. More often than not, however, the potential reward is not commensurate with the risk being assumed and this investment approach could very well haunt these investors. Historically, high-yield high-risk companies have been susceptible to swift stock [...]

By |August 12th, 2021|Equity Investing|Comments Off on BCE – Dividend Income Appeal

Tyson Foods – Stock Analysis

Investing in a company that develops the most successful drug to combat COVID and its variants or a company that will provide people with a means to travel into space might be exciting. Not all investors, however, seek that level of risk and excitement. In my case, I have dialled back my risk and excitement [...]

By |August 11th, 2021|Equity Investing|Comments Off on Tyson Foods – Stock Analysis

Viatris – Stock Analysis

Viatris (VTRS) was formed through the combination of Mylan N.V. and Pfizer's Upjohn business. In my June 3, 2021 post, I explain my reasoning for taking a position in this company. I now revisit VTRS given the August 9 release of Q2 and YTD2021 results and guidance. Viatris - Stock Analysis - Business Overview VTRS's [...]

By |August 10th, 2021|Equity Investing|Comments Off on Viatris – Stock Analysis

Intercontinental Exchange – Stock Analysis

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) might not be a familiar name to many investors. Most investors, however, recognize The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE); ICE purchased the NYSE as part of the NYSE Euronext acquisition in November 2013 for $11B. The NYSE, however, is just one regulated marketplace that falls within the Exchanges segment of ICE. In [...]

By |August 9th, 2021|Equity Investing|Comments Off on Intercontinental Exchange – Stock Analysis

Vontier – Stock Analysis

On June 5, 2021, I published this Vontier stock analysis in which I disclose a position within one of the 'Side' accounts in the FFJ Portfolio. This position originated by way of the Vontier (VNT) spin-off from Fortive Corporation (FTV) on October 9, 2020. Following that post, VNT: made a major acquisition announcement on July [...]

By |August 8th, 2021|Equity Investing|Comments Off on Vontier – Stock Analysis

Rollins – Stock Analysis

On June 10, 2021, I initiated a 500 Rollins (ROL) shares position @ ~$33.15/share and explained my rationale for doing so in this Rollins stock analysis. With the release of Q2 and YTD2021 results I now provide an update. Rollins - Stock Analysis - Business Overview Please refer to my June 10, 2021 post in [...]

By |August 7th, 2021|Equity Investing|Comments Off on Rollins – Stock Analysis

Becton Dickinson – Stock Analysis

I last reviewed Becton Dickinson in this February 5, 2021 post at which time Q1 2021 results and increased adjusted diluted EPS guidance had just been released. Fast forward to August 5, 2021, and BDX has released Q3 and YTD2021 results and increased FY2021 guidance. Following the release of these results, BDX's share price has [...]

By |August 6th, 2021|Equity Investing|Comments Off on Becton Dickinson – Stock Analysis
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