The first quarter of 2021 has been interesting so far. It has gone exactly how I expected in some ways and has gone very differently in others. The EV pump due to Biden being elected has seemed to stall out already, which is much earlier than I expected it to start to fizzle out. TheContinue reading “Colby’s First Quarter Update”
Category Archives: Telecoms
Glens 2021 First quarter update
Well the first quarter of 2021 has continued to be a rollercoaster ride in the wonderful world of investing. The recovery has been in full swing for the majority of our investments but certain sectors are still lagging behind a little. I will admit, I was fairly confident in my top 5 and bottom 5Continue reading “Glens 2021 First quarter update”
A Shaw and Rogers Merger?
It was announced on Monday that Shaw(SJR.B) and Rogers(RCI.B) have planned to merge to the tune of $40.50(for Shaw) in an all stock deal worth $26 Billion. This is a pretty big deal considering the fact that this will only leave 2 other real players in the Canadian Telecom market who is Bell(BCE) and Telus(T).ThisContinue reading “A Shaw and Rogers Merger?”
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”
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”
Glens Top 5 Picks For 2021
Let me start off by saying that 2020 has been a roller coaster ride of emotions for not only investors but for the entire world population. This was my first experience with a total market crash. I was around for the 2008/09 financial crisis but I was in my early 20’s and didn’t even knowContinue reading “Glens Top 5 Picks For 2021”
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”
Why don’t you Telus?
I have recently taken a position in Telus Communications Inc, (T) and I feel like I got in at a good time. Canadian Telecoms have a big monopoly in Canada with Bell Media(BCE) being the top dog followed by Telus and then Rogers Communications Inc(RCI). As you know, I already also have a position inContinue reading “Why don’t you Telus?”
Since the Stanley cup playoffs have just recently come to a close and with fall bringing the start of the cold weather I figured this would be a good time to talk about some hockey related stocks. Unfortunately hockey is a lot like racing in that there are relatively few opportunities to directly own anyContinue reading “Hockey Stocks”
Real Life Monopoly?
Lately it feels like all we hear about is monopolies. It doesn’t matter what industry you look into or what sector you want to invest in. Everyone wants to invest in the next Tesla(TSLA) or Shopify(SHOP). Those companies right now feel like they have nothing holding them back and that they are just going toContinue reading “Real Life Monopoly?”