Alimentation Couche-Tard Stock entered my online Canadian Stock portfolio on May 15 2014, with the commencement of the Canadian section of my website. Alimentation Couche-Tard Stock trades on the TSX and over the counter with the symbol ATD.B. I only trade it on the TSX and not over the counter. Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is a convenience store operator in the United States, Europe and Canada with its head office in Laval Quebec. The Company operates its convenience store and fuel retailing chain through 6,207 convenience stores under several banners, including Circle K, Statoil, Couche-Tard and Mac’s.
In Europe, Couche-Tard operates a broad retail network across Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Poland, the Baltics (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) and Russia with 2,276 stores as at October 13, 2013, the majority of which offer fuel and convenience products. The Company has numerous revenues streams from a variety of products including everything from wireless phones to fuel for cars, trucks and marine. It also offers full convenience store products which have a higher markup value than regular grocers. With revenue of $43 billion it surpasses chains like Loblaw, George Weston, Empire and Metro and has better product markup rates. Its gross revenue surpasses all of Canada’s banks. The company did a 3 for 1 split on April 23 2014 which I think is positive for the stock.
ATD.B Stock Latest Update
Capital in use has fallen dramatically as the stock continues to generate above average returns from my Canadian Portfolio. This latest update includes all the latest trades and the latest adjustment to my stops made on December 30 after the stock shot up 1.6% today.
ATD.B Stock Chart to Dec 30 2014
Looking at the chart below you can see that the break-out which occurred in mid-December, saw the stock shoot to an intraday high of $49.08 on December 19. This sent the stock well outside the Upper Bollinger Band. Since then the stock has pulled back allowing for another Put Selling trade on December 22. The stock remains well above the 20 day and the 50 day simple moving average (SMA).
ATD.B Stock Shares Held
As well as the most recent naked puts, I am continuing to hold my shares and am adjusting the stop-loss as needed. The rest of this article is for FullyInformed Members.
This is the latest trade update for Alimentation Couche-Tard Stock for FullyInformed Canada Members. Members should take time to review the trades of December 10 and December 22 which remain active. Also of interest is the number of Bollinger Bands Strategy Trades done successfully which are marked in the trade tables.
Alimentation Couche-Tard Stock (ATD.B) Trades for 2014 Update
FullyInformed Canada Members can review the latest Alimentation Couche-Tard Stock trades for 2014 directly through this link or they can sign in to the full members site here. Non-members can join the Canada section of FullyInformed here or read about the benefits of being a member.
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