Below is a summary of my thoughts on Q2 performance and holdings, peppered with sector and macro musings. YTD returns are on the Portfolio page. Waste Connections: Currently my largest holding, for good reason: the waste industry is the place to be right now. I wrote a piece on it a few months ago highlighting [...]
Alimentation Couche-Tard: My core Consumer Defensive + Carrefour assessment
The market does not like the idea of Couche Tard buying Carrefour. A common reason is that Couche Tard is stepping away from it's roots to tackle the grocery business. Second, and the only reason that matters in my view, is that Couche Tard's target of 15% EBITDA growth moving forward might be challenged in [...]
Sharesight: Tracking your Investment Portfolio — a visual walkthrough.
A common question I receive is what method I use to track my portfolio. There are ways to do this manually in Excel, although I find that process too laborious and prone to error. My preference has always been a “one-stop shop” type of program where I can input (or have automatically updated via broker) [...]