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Date Signal Company Expert Opinion Price
2003-12-22 HOLD Brascan Corporation
BAM.LV.A-T
Peter Brieger Would consider buying at $37.
Price: $39.950
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 HOLD BCE Inc.
BCE-T
Peter Brieger Will be going into voice over Internet, but will take time. Gives a decent yield and has a good P/E compared to its peers.
Price: $28.540
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 HOLD Bank of Montreal
BMO-T
Mike Weir Doubt if they led by a takeover in 2004. Would prefer other banks.
Price: $53.060
Subject: CANADIAN
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2003-12-22 TOP PICK Canfor Corp
CFP-T
Peter Brieger A great long-term way to play the lumber industry. Trades at 6X earnings. Fast becoming debt free.
Price: $10.950
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2003-12-22 HOLD Canadian National R.R.
CNR-T
Peter Brieger Price earnings ratio is 13X next year's earnings which is higher than its peers. Take part of the profit and spread it among its peers.
Price: $82.000
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-22 BUY Cognos
CSN-T
Peter Brieger Is doing very well but has recently dropped. Prefers Geac, but there's nothing wrong with this stock.
Price: $40.100
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 BUY on WEAKNESS Encana Corp
ECA-T
Peter Brieger A price to cash flow is about 8X which is expensive. A blue-chip company with superb management. Should be a part of everybody's portfolio.
Price: $50.790
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 HOLD Enerplus Corp
ERF-T
Peter Brieger Feels that oil/gas prices will remain strong. Prefers a more gas oriented trust.
Price: $39.640
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-22 PAST TOP PICK iShares Japan ETF
EWJ-N
Peter Brieger (A past top pick Nov 25/03. Up 3.7%.) Bought on the basis that the Nikkei would be at 14,000 in the next 12/18 months. Still likes.
Price: $9.290
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2003-12-22 BUY Goldcorp Inc
G-T
Peter Brieger At a good entry point. A long-term hold.
Price: $20.180
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2003-12-22 TOP PICK GEAC Computer
GAC-T
Peter Brieger (A past top pick Nov 25/03. Down 13%.) Very cheap at less than 10X. Management is turning the company around.Considers it a strong buy at this price.
Price: $6.270
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2003-12-22 DON'T BUY Hudson Bay Co.
HBC-T
Peter Brieger Have had to cut their earnings estimates from time to time. There is no certainty that a takeover will happen.
Price: $11.190
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 TOP PICK Inmet Mining
IMN-T (Dead)
Mike Weir They have long life assets. They have an opportunity for growth in Turkey. Have a lot of cash.
Price: $15.950
Subject: CANADIAN
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2003-12-22 BUY Isotechnnika Inc
ISA-T (Dead)
Mike Weir Thinks the stock should move up from this level. Have a good opportunity to bring their product to market. Should rally by the middle of 2004.
Price: $2.670
Subject: CANADIAN
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2003-12-22 HOLD Labrador Iron Ore Royalty
LIF-T
Peter Brieger The run-up has to do with the shortage of iron ore. Expect there will be some expansion, but it is a year or two away.
Price: $18.300
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-22 WAIT Manulife Financial
MFC-T
Peter Brieger All the life co's. have moved up in terms of price/earnings ratio. Slightly expensive in the short term. Wait for the John Hancock situation to get cleared up before buying.
Price: $42.620
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-22 BUY Manulife Financial
MFC-T
Mike Weir They have a clear growth opportunity outside of Canada.
Price: $42.620
Subject: CANADIAN
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-22 BUY on WEAKNESS Inco
N-T
Peter Brieger Would like to own it long-term but at 8X price to the cash flow, it is too much in the short term. Would buy between $45/48.
Price: $51.390
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 HOLD Precision Drilling
PD-T
Peter Brieger Thinks it has 10/15% upside from here, over the next 12 months.
Price: $57.730
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-22 PAST TOP PICK Pason Systems Inc.
PSI-T
Peter Brieger (A past top pick Nov 25/03. Up 12%.) Would buy more at $21/22.
Price: $24.000
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2003-12-22 WEAK BUY QLT Inc
QLT-T
Peter Brieger Expects the growth from visudine will be very strong. Buy for a three-year hold.
Price: $24.800
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 TOP PICK Sherritt International Corp.
S-T
Peter Brieger Good management. With its nickel and coal exposure the outlook is very good. Selling at 2X cash flow. Good long-term hold.
Price: $7.200
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2003-12-22 HOLD Sherritt International Corp.
S-T
Mike Weir Good diversification. With a nickel price remaining high, they are in a position to expand production.
Price: $7.200
Subject: CANADIAN
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-22 WATCH Sobeys
SBY-T
Peter Brieger It's very cheap at 10X next year's earnings but, has a black cloud over it because of the black out last summer. Over the long term, could be a very interesting buy.
Price: $32.380
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-22 DON'T BUY Sears Canada
SCC-T
Peter Brieger Not enamored with the retail sector, except for the niche areas. Sears going into the banking area will be a positive move. Still thinks the overall malaise will prevail in the retail market.
Price: $15.930
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 DON'T BUY Sears Canada
SCC-T
Mike Weir Could still drop further. The problem with department stores in general is that the public is being drawn to specialty retailers.
Price: $15.930
Subject: CANADIAN
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2003-12-22 TOP PICK Stratos Global
SGB-T
Mike Weir Has had a bit of a checkered past. Some of their acquisitions did not work out. Have refocused and doing very well. Earnings are continuing to grow.
Price: $12.890
Subject: CANADIAN
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2003-12-22 BUY on WEAKNESS SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
SNC-T
Peter Brieger A longtime favorite. Would buy on any weakness.
Price: $50.000
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 DON'T BUY Stelco Inc
STE-T (Dead)
Peter Brieger An article in Barrons Re: a shortage of steel, sparked an interest. Would rather own the convertible debentures. Speculative.
Price: $2.200
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 HOLD Sceptre Investment Council Ltd
SZ-T (Dead)
Peter Brieger 10% is owned by a company that is in trouble because of its accounting practices. Would look at it at $4.50/5
Price: $7.000
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 DON'T BUY Transalta Corp
TA-T
Peter Brieger Has a yield of over 6%. Not comfortable. They have a habit of missing periodically.
Price: $18.680
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 BUY Toronto Dominion
TD-T
Mike Weir Have a good opportunity for growth both in the investment banking side as well as retail banking.
Price: $43.190
Subject: CANADIAN SMALL & LARGE
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-22 WAIT Valeant Pharmaceuticals
VRX-T
Peter Brieger Was quite skeptical because the accounting looked suspect. Now that Mr. Pattison has made his move, will be prepared to buy once there are some positive moves.
Price: $26.690
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 WATCH VSM MedTech Ltd.
VSM-T
Mike Weir With the drop in the price, can't see a huge valuation risk. Bringing in a new CEO is good. The bigger risk is if there is a good market for their devices. Very speculative.
Price: $3.800
Subject: CANADIAN SMALL & LARGE
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2003-12-22 BUY on WEAKNESS TSX Group
X-T
Peter Brieger Feels it's too expensive. Would consider buying on a pullback.
Price: $43.050
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2003-12-22 BUY Yellow Media Inc
Y-T
Peter Brieger Good steady earnings. Looking for 2/3% a year appreciation. Expects distributions will go up from 82 1/2 cents to 90/95 in 2 to 3 years.
Price: $11.670
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2003-12-22 DON'T BUY Zarlink
ZL-T (Dead)
Mike Weir A bit of a troubled company. They are trying to transition from one product group to another. Would like to see more visible growth before being interested.
Price: $4.360
Subject: CANADIAN SMALL & LARGE
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2003-12-19 DON'T BUY A Comment -- General Comments From an Expert
A Commentary
Ross Healy Molson is trading at about 4 times book value. Fair market value is higher than current price.
Price: $36.000
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 PAST TOP PICK Alcan Aluminum
AL-T (Dead)
Ross Healy (A past top pick Oct 9/03. Up 13%.)
Price: $62.750
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Yes
2003-12-19 BUY Axmin Inc
AXM-X
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Good management. One of their main projects is in Central Africa so there is a bit of political risk.
Price: $0.930
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 DON'T BUY BlackBerry
BB-T
Ross Healy Wouldn't short until it reached $70. Lousy value and has been carried up on a wave of enthusiasm.
Price: $60.040
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: No
2003-12-19 DON'T BUY BCE Inc.
BCE-T
Ross Healy From a fair market value viewpoint, it has poor support. Would be happier with it in the low to mid $20. Good dividend is what is holding the price up. Trades at 2X book.
Price: $28.820
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 BUY Birim Goldfields Inc
BGI-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Their grades that have come across so far are excellent.
Price: $0.940
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 BUY Bema Gold
BGO-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Have an extra ordinary high-grade ore in their Russian holdings. Turning into a multimillion ounce deposit.
Price: $4.300
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2003-12-19 PAST TOP PICK Cameco Corporation
CCO-T
Ross Healy (A past top pick Oct 9/03. Up 37%.) Fair market value is around $90. Not sure it can go any further than its present price. Have been taking some profits.
Price: $69.910
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Yes
2003-12-19 HOLD Canadian Natural Rsrcs
CNQ-T
Ross Healy Trading in a ragged way. Long-term book value is growing very rapidly. Fair market value higher than stock price. Good value. Price to book value is reasonable.
Price: $66.190
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Yes
2003-12-19 TOP PICK Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd
CTC-T
Ross Healy Broke through stiff technical resistance, making it technically and fundamentally interesting
Price: $38.700
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Yes
2003-12-19 BUY Dumont Nickel Inc
DNI-X
Ross Healy Nickel is on positive tear. Company will remain fundamentally strong.
Price: $0.540
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 HOLD Desert Sun Mining Corp
DSM-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Has the ability to advance the exploration. An interesting stock to look at.
Price: $1.560
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: No
2003-12-19 HOLD Duke Energy
DUK-N
Ross Healy Stock is cheap, has decent yield. May have to be patient. The values are with you.
Price: $19.820
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 HOLD Encana Corp
ECA-T
Ross Healy High value stock. Book value is increasing. Gets cheaper just sitting there.
Price: $50.910
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 TOP PICK Eldorado Gold
ELD-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Has assets in Brazil, but growth is coming from their property in Turkey. A lot of upside left in the stock.
Price: $4.010
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2003-12-19 DON'T BUY iShares Japan ETF
EWJ-N
Lou Schizas Up trend has been broken. If it brakes below $8.50 the next level of support is 8.75. Could retest.
Price: $9.170
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 STRONG BUY Forzani Group
FGL-T (Dead)
Ross Healy Has a lot of upside potential based on its current earnings forecast.
Price: $15.920
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 TOP PICK Geologix Explorations Inc
GIX-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Their findings look very good. On a good land position.
Price: $1.620
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2003-12-19 DON'T BUY Gold Reserve Inc
GRZ-T (Dead)
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Their assets are a lower grade than the property next to them.
Price: $5.800
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 HOLD Hudson Bay Co.
HBC-T
Ross Healy Clear takeover target. Hang around for the action. Has a tremendous amount of real estate. Has tremendous long-term value.
Price: $11.160
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 BUY King Pharmaceuticals
KG-N (Dead)
Ross Healy Technical support is $12.75. A lot of upside potential. Fair market value is $35/40. However, earnings forecast trend is in a decline.
Price: $14.680
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on VALUE
Owned: Unknown
2003-12-19 TOP PICK Crystallex International
KRY-T (Dead)
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Feels that they do have ownership of their Venezuela property. This had been an issue. Had a positive feasibility study. Very undervalued.
Price: $3.370
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2003-12-19 BUY Miramar
MAE-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Should be in production in a few years. You'll have to be patient with this stock.
Price: $3.350
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
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