About

Benj Gallander has been investing in stocks for over 30 years and is the president of Contra the Heard. Normally, at least half of his portfolio is in the United States with the rest in Canada. Mr. Gallander is renowned for his column in Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, which features his contrarian take on stocks and broader issues for investors. He regularly appears on The Business News Network, has dazzled on CNN, and his by-line has also been seen in Bloomberg, Canadian MoneySaver, and numerous other publications. Mr. Gallander's bestselling books include The Uncommon Investor, The Contrarian Investor's 13, and The Small Business Survival Guide. He is also a highly sought speaker.

Content from Benj Gallander

Top Picks 2017: Penn West Petroleum
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A key reason for buying this Canadian energy stock — our Top Pick for speculative investors — was the mana…

Tickers: PWE
Top Picks 2017: General Electric
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During the recession, it was much easier to find mega-conglomerates that fit our purchase criteria, but the upward mar…

Tickers: GE
Out-of-Favor Favorites from Canada
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Benj Gallander is well known for his contrarian strategy, seeking undervalued companies with the prospects of high ret…

Tickers: BBRY | RET.TO | ASR.TO | ATA.TO
United Security: Sweet Home Alabama
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Ultimately, interest rates will go up, and when they do, the banks should benefit, asserts value investor Benj Galland…

Tickers: USBI
Contrarian Calls from a "Market Master"
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Benj Gallander, editor of Contra the Heard, follows a contrarian-style investment approach; his model portfolio has sh…

 
Top Picks 2016: Magic Software
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Companies are committed to transforming themselves digitally and this enterprise—our Top Pick for income-oriente…

Tickers: MGIC
Top Picks 2016: Cathedral Energy
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For his top speculative Top Pick for the coming year, value investor Benj Gallander, editor of Contra the Heard, turns…

Tickers: CET
2015's Top Performers: Benj Gallander
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In January of this year, we featured our annual Top Picks report, highlighting the favorite stocks from the leading ne…

Tickers: GVP | LION | BAC | SCI