Westjet Profits Flying High

Written by Rob, The Dividend Apprentice. Westjet Airlines Ltd (WJA) released their Q3 profit results yesterday, announcing a whopping year over year increase of nearly 80%. Their EPS came in at 52 cents, up from 28 cents the year before and far exceeding expert predictions of 42 cents per share. One of Canada’s 4 biggest airlines, Westjet employs more that 8800 workers across North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Founded in 1996, they quickly gained a reputation for a friendly, ...

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Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

Bacon Wrapped Hotdogs and Enticing Yields

Written by: Wealth Effect Blogger Waiting outside the football stadium after every home University of Southern California football game, is a row of street vendors eager to sell their bacon wrapped hotdogs they are grilling along with onions and peppers right in front of you. The smell of all that bacon cooking is simply intoxicating. Then they start calling out to you “Hotdogs! Get your bacon wrapped hotdogs! Hotdogs! Get your bacon wrapped hotdogs!” and it makes you want it even more, even ...

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McDonalds Corp (MCD)

Recent Buy: McDonalds (MCD) and Coca Cola (KO)

Over the last few months, I’ve been shifting my view of my entire portfolio from being a collection of “stocks” to a collection of “businesses”. This is also a point that fellow blogger Dividend Mantra pointed out, in his recent post, Warren Buffett’s Wise Words. Mantra’s recent post really hit home for me and I’m sure for many other dividend investors as well. A recent post on the Dividend Ninja by Dan Mac, Find Investment Success with a Business Point of View, also hit home along ...

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