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‘Deeply undervalued’: Morningstar awards Enbridge a rare five-star stock rating

A small slide in Enbridge Inc.’s share price, compared with a bullish long-term view, has earned the stock one of the rare five-star equity ratings given out by Morningstar, David Milstead writes. The research firm pegs a stock’s fair value based on its estimates of future cash flows. Then, it compares that with the market price and its views of a stock’s risk to arrive at its star rating. Only 198 stocks out of nearly 14,500 rated by Morningstar – or less than 1.5 per cent – currently have a five-star rating, according to the company’s screening tool. ​

Read more: The Enbridge deal: Hold, or take the money and run?

Brookfield Infrastructure: an income stock on sale

John Heinzl likes profitable, growing businesses that enjoy an enduring competitive advantage. “I like them even more when they go on sale,” he writes, and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is a shining example. Since touching a recent high of $55 in August, shares of the diversified global infrastructure play have skidded – likely a response to rising interest rates, which have put pressure on dividend stocks in general. Now for the silver lining: The units now have an attractive yield.

Seven things you’re probably doing wrong with your portfolio

We asked financial advisors to point out the common errors many of us make with our portfolios. It may be counterintuitive, but one thing they pointed to was paying too much attention to your investments. Investors have access to a great amount of information on a real-time basis. Seeing a negative outcome can cause a greater emotional response than seeing positive ones – and an emotional decision caused by a short-term negative market move can damage long-term wealth creation. Here are the other six mistakes.

Gordon Pape: My growth portfolio has gained over 27% annually, but it’s time to make adjustments

Six years ago we created a model Growth Portfolio for my Internet Wealth Builder newsletter, Gordon Pape writes. In terms of gains, it has become our most successful model portfolio, by a wide margin. But it is also the riskiest, with 100 per cent exposure to the stock market. Here are the stocks that make up the current portfolio, with an update on how they have performed since my last review.

Tesla shares skid on SEC lawsuit

Less than two months after Elon Musk tweeted that he was “considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured,” the Securities and Exchange Commission sued the Tesla chief executive for fraud, alleging he made “false and misleading statements." With analysts speculating that the increasingly erratic Musk could be on his way out, John Heinzl writes, the shares skidded off the road and down a steep embankment Friday. On Saturday, the SEC announced Tesla and Musk had agreed to pay US$20-million each under a settlement that will also see the billionaire step down as chairman, but remain as CEO.

What investors need to know for the week ahead

Economic data set to be released this week include purchasing managers index readings from Canada, the U.S. and other countries (Monday), Canadian and U.S. auto sales for September (Monday), Canadian and U.S. employment figures for September (Friday), Canadian and U.S. trade balance numbers for August (Friday) and U.S. consumer credit for August (Friday). Also, U.S. Fed chairman Jerome Powell will be speaking to an economics association in Boston on Tuesday. Companies reporting earnings this week include Constellation Brands, Costco, Aritzia and Novagold Resources.

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