Bell the Cash Cow

Bell (BCE) recently announced a dividend increase from $3.33 per share to $3.50 per share ($0.8325 to $0.875 quarterly) this is a 5.1% increase. The first of these increased dividends will be paid on April 15 to shareholders that own the share before March 15th. Bell has paid a dividend since 1983 and has increasedContinue reading “Bell the Cash Cow”

Boeing Takes Flight (Kind of)

It’s been two long years since they did it last, but Boeing (BA) has finally managed to pull ahead of Airbus (AIR) and beat them in monthly deliveries 26 planes to Airbus’ 21. Boeing delivered 21 737 MAX’s which is 6 less than December. It will be a big deal for Boeing if they canContinue reading “Boeing Takes Flight (Kind of)”

The Short Squeeze

The whole GameStop short squeeze thing has been a big deal lately. Obviously it has been a really smart move by the people who orchestrated the whole thing because they have more than likely made a killing out of the whole deal and are probably multimillionaires now. This is not the first and definitely won’tContinue reading “The Short Squeeze”

Penske Raises Dividend 2.4%

Penske Automotive Group (PAG) recently announced a 2.4% increase in their quarterly dividend from 42 cents per share to 43 cents per share. This would equal $1.72 per share for the year assuming their dividend does not change any further. I consider this a really good sign coming from them considering this will only beContinue reading “Penske Raises Dividend 2.4%”

Downgrade Downgrade Downgrade

Coca Cola (KO) has been going through a bit of a rough time in the last few weeks after being downgraded by analysts 4 days in row. The stock has basically been dropping, some days slowly some days by a couple percent, since January 4th when the first downgrade happened. Coke was trading at aroundContinue reading “Downgrade Downgrade Downgrade”

Big Time Diesel

Originally I had planned to do an article about the biggest large diesel engine manufacturers, but as far as public companies go it really turned into a two horse race between Caterpillar and Cummins (every other manufacturer is either privately owned or not on a North American Exchange). The five biggest diesel engine manufacturers are:Continue reading “Big Time Diesel”

Colby’s Top 5 picks for 2021

So, this will be my first top 5 picks article, 2020 was interesting and very volatile which is actually a really good thing in my opinion, lots of fear and speculation in the market is a fantastic opportunity to make money, though I’m sure there are a lot of people that did not enjoy theContinue reading “Colby’s Top 5 picks for 2021”

Companies Everyone Loves to Hate

I figured now would be a good time to talk about some oil companies, not just the big guys though. Specifically I wanted to talk about the largest providers of lubricants, or specifically engine oil. This is largely due to the fact that I recently added Valvoline (VVV) to my watch list and the factContinue reading “Companies Everyone Loves to Hate”

Best Way to Reinvest Dividends?

When it comes to reinvesting dividends there are really only 2 options. The first option is to use a dividend reinvestment plan also known as a DRIP. The second option is to just reinvest your dividends yourself. There are a few advantages and disadvantages to each of these strategies. DRIPS are the main strategy thatContinue reading “Best Way to Reinvest Dividends?”

Saved by the Bell

One of the companies I have been thinking about writing an article about recently is BCE Inc. which owns Bell Mobility among other things. BCE is one of Canada’s largest corporations and owns a large variety of entities within their corporation including part of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens. Bell as we knowContinue reading “Saved by the Bell”