Blog Archive for December, 2011
Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 9:15PM EST
AGF European Equity Class, the worst performer in 2010 with 20.3-per-cent loss, shed another 22.2 per cent
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 7:50PM EST
Screen picks up the most-undervalued stocks relative to their sector
Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 7:35PM EST
Screen from last January looked for U.S. stocks with stable earnings and dividend prospects
Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 3:30PM EST
After posting stellar gains last year in the 60- to 90-per cent range, the stars of 2010 now face double-digit losses
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 7:55PM EST
Screening for stocks would appeal to a retiree looking for stable income and low volatility
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 3:20PM EST
Screen applies a battery of accounting tests to value stocks to spotlight those with improving fundamentals
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 12:00AM EST
Based on Piotroski strategy, screen eliminates companies financially too weak to recover and spotlights ones with improving fundamentals
Friday, Dec. 16, 2011 7:30PM EST
Among conventional funds, RBC Canadian Equity Income stands out because it falls in a conservative category
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 8:10PM EST
To make our list, each stock must be below the average in their specific retail sector on three key valuation metrics
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 2:05PM EST
These companies had three consecutive losing quarters before posting a profit, and also boast recent positive earnings revisions
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 3:00PM EST
Growth stocks require constant monitoring and frequent trading. Some of the names in this CPMS portfolio are not for the faint of heart
Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 8:10PM EST
Fund, which won Morningstar Canada award for best fund in the Canadian equity category, has shed over 19 per cent so far this year
Thursday, Dec. 08, 2011 6:25PM EST
Screen looks for low enterprise value to EBITDA - essentially a sophisticated version of the P/E ratio
Wednesday, Dec. 07, 2011 6:20PM EST
Companies that rank lowest in price-to-free-cash-flow could be poised to outperform once a recovery takes hold
Tuesday, Dec. 06, 2011 8:00PM EST
Screen identifies global stocks best able to beat the market, both in good times and bad, over the past few months
Monday, Dec. 05, 2011 8:20PM EST
Back-tested to 2003, CPMS portfolio has produced an annualized return of 24.2 per cent versus 9.9 per cent for the S&P/TSX Total Return
Sunday, Dec. 04, 2011 7:00PM EST
Steadyhand, best performer year-to-date in small- to mid-cap equity category, was 'vastly underweight' resources
Thursday, Dec. 01, 2011 2:30PM EST
With a current yield around 5.7 per cent, Renaissance Millennium High Income invests in dividend-paying stocks, income trusts and REITs
Number Cruncher Contributors
Ian McGugan is the Investment Editor of The Globe and Mail and has been writing about investing, economics and business for more than 20 years. He joined the Globe and Mail in 2010.
Michael Bowman is a portfolio manager at Hamilton-based Wickham Investment Counsel Inc., an adviser to high net worth clients.
John Heinzl has been writing about business and investing since 1990. A native of Hamilton, he earned a master's degree from the University of Western Ontario's Graduate School of Journalism and completed the Canadian Securities Course with honours.
Jacqueline Nelson is a financial services reporter at the Report on Business.
David Parkinson has been covering business and financial markets since 1990, and has been with The Globe and Mail since 2000.
Jody has previously worked as a senior editor at Canadian Business Online and has written for MoneySense Magazine, Maclean's, the National Post and other national publications.
Shirley Won covers the fund industry and investments. She joined the Globe and Mail in 1996, and has also worked at the Montreal Gazette and Canadian Press.