A strange thing happens during roaring bull markets. When the economy and stock market are booming, investors seem to forget the fundamentals of stock picking. With nearly every stock being carried higher as the major indexes break record after record, investors think that value no longer matters.
But nothing could be further from the truth. Using fundamentals to locate value stocks works....More>>>
The Canadian dollar has soared 8% this year – which is a big move in the currency markets. But based on our research, those big gains are likely to end soon… You see, the Canadian dollar just hit its "most loved" level since 2013. It's now at a sentiment extreme. We love to see sentiment extremes like this… They're great opportunities for....More>>>
Clairvest Group (OTC:CVTGF) (TSE: “CVG”) was founded in 1987, based out of Toronto. It is a private equity management firm that is managing about $1.7 Billion (all dollars in Canadian unless otherwise mentioned). It is one of the four major publicly listed diversified private equity firms operating out of Canada; the others being Alaris Royalty (OTC:ALARF), Onex Corporation (OTCPK:ONEXF)....More>>>
As expected, the first day of the Farnborough Airshow was a busy one for the two major commercial jet makers. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced orders for some 59 new passenger jets, while European rival Airbus said it took orders for 100 new planes. Not all these orders are new or firm.
Before turning to the scoreboard, one item of special interest is an order from United Airlines for 25 Embraer....More>>>
Last month, Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) finally gave up on its controversial expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline in Canada by selling the entire system to the Government of Canada for 4.5 billion Canadian dollars ($3.5 billion). As a result, the company will lose out on the opportunity to invest $5.7 billion in expanding the system, which would have generated CA$1.1 billion ($850 million) of annual....More>>>
Numis Securities cut shares of Safestore (LON:SAFE) to a hold rating in a report published on Thursday morning.
Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Liberum Capital reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 560 ($7.46) price objective on shares of Safestore in a research report on Thursday, February 22nd. Peel Hunt reissued a hold rating on shares of Safestore....More>>>
Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on June 15. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on two of three solar stocks and on three of four alternative energy stocks.
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) saw short interest soar by 75% to 7.26 million shares. Days to cover fell from four to one. In the two-week....More>>>
Canadian factory sales posted strong gains for a second month in March, adding to evidence the economy is building some momentum after a slow start to the year.
The value of manufacturing shipments climbed 1.4 percent, lifted by increases in primary metals and aerospace products. That followed an upwardly revised 2.7 percent gain in February, marking one of the strongest back-to-back gains....More>>>
The lumber market is red-hot, with futures rising to another record on Tuesday thanks to a confluence of import tariffs, transport bottlenecks and strong housing demand.
Futures traded as much as $15 higher — the daily maximum — to $627.70 per 1,000 board feet on the Chicago Board of Trade. They’ve surged 68 percent in the past 12 months, a bigger gain than any of the raw....More>>>
(Editor’s note: There is much greater liquidity on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under ticker Z01).
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Zooplus (OTC:ZOPLY) (OTC:ZLPSF) is the leading online retailer of pet food and supplies in Europe. Generally, in a commoditized market such as selling pet food, the lowest cost provider with the best customer service has the “right to win”. We believe....More>>>
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) is considering the sale of an Egyptian drug maker it bought last year, Bloomberg’sManuel Baigorri and Dinesh Nair are reporting:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is considering the sale of Egyptian drugmaker Amoun Pharmaceutical Co. as the beleaguered Canadian company seeks to accelerate its debt-reduction plans, according to people....More>>>
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Hydropothecary (OTC:HYYDF; THCX.V) is a Canadian cannabis producer based in Gatineau, Quebec. Notably, the company received the largest recreational cannabis order from the province of Quebec, representing about 35% market share in Canada’s second most populous province.
As a Canadian, I am proud of what our business leaders have done in the past several years. Canada Goose (GOOS) is one of many success stories, albeit one that has had some controversy at times. Despite that, the company remains one of the more interesting growth stories coming out of the great white north. The apparel industry has had a difficult year, but GOOS has a different approach to many....More>>>
Bread (CURRENCY:BRD) traded 10.1% lower against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 15:00 PM ET on May 6th. Bread has a market cap of $73.13 million and approximately $1.09 million worth of Bread was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One Bread token can currently be purch
There is more to learn from Texas Instruments and Central California Electronics situations. When I originally acquired these Texas Instrument shares in the summer of 1995, they were bought for the longest type of long-range investment. It seemed to me the company fully warranted this d
Liberty Broadband Corp Series C (NASDAQ: LBRDK) and Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings