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Date Signal Company Expert Opinion Price
2004-08-23 BUY Sherritt International Corp.
S-T
Robert Floyd Prefers buying a pure play when buying base metals. A well-run company.
Price: $7.390
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & MID CAP (GROWTH)
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: No
2004-08-23 TOP PICK Shoppers Drug Mart Corp
SC-T (Dead)
Brian Acker, CA Steady growth. A restructuring story. Solid management.
Price: $34.250
Subject: ASIAN STOCKS
Bias: BEAR
Owned: Yes
2004-08-23 WEAK BUY Sunopta Inc.
SOY-T
Martin Hubbes, CFA Too volatile for him. If you want to be aggressive, it's an interesting story. Not for the conservative investor at this time.
Price: $7.480
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: No
2004-08-23 DON'T BUY Sierra Wireless
SW-T
Martin Hubbes, CFA Valuations are a bit ahead of themselves. Still waiting to see if the Air cards gain market share.
Price: $32.480
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: No
2004-08-23 BUY Telus Corp
T-T
Martin Hubbes, CFA Emerging as a good Canadian solid wireless story. Wireless seems to be only growth area in this sector. Still has a fair level of debt.
Price: $26.450
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: No
2004-08-23 DON'T BUY Transalta Corp
TA-T
Martin Hubbes, CFA Not sure that they are able to support the dividend. Have some solid assets but they have to be run a bit better.
Price: $16.160
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: No
2004-08-23 DON'T BUY Canadian Pacific Ships
TEU-T
Martin Hubbes, CFA Too early to tell. Wait for another quarter. Trans-Atlantic routes is a tough area.
Price: $15.250
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-23 TOP PICK Toromont Industries
TIH-T
Martin Hubbes, CFA A lot of the growth is going to come from the compression business which is growing very rapidly. Conservative business management. Good allocation of capital. Cyclical.
Price: $18.540
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: Yes
2004-08-23 TOP PICK Telesystems Inter'l. Wireless
TIW-X
Robert Floyd Costs have to be managed quite closely but the EBITDA shows it is growing and is strong.
Price: $12.100
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & MID CAP (GROWTH)
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: Yes
2004-08-23 TOP PICK Vincor International Ltd.
VN-T
Martin Hubbes, CFA Good brands. Growing through both organic and acquisitions. A lot more growth potential.
Price: $31.990
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: Yes
2004-08-23 WAIT Valeant Pharmaceuticals
VRX-T
Martin Hubbes, CFA Feels they may be at a bit of a turning point and the real turning point will come in the back half of this year. Needs to see 1) prescriptions stabilized 2) traction of the sales force and 3) a partner for the Tramadol. Cash flow has gone positive.
Price: $20.570
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: No
2004-08-23 BUY Valeant Pharmaceuticals
VRX-T
Robert Floyd At this price, it probably represents reasonable upside.
Price: $20.570
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & MID CAP (GROWTH)
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: Yes
2004-08-23 BUY Westaim Corp
WED-X
Robert Floyd Outlook is very bullish. Setting up a prototype plant for the mid-30 inch TV flat-panel screen and then can look for a joint venture.
Price: $3.450
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & MID CAP (GROWTH)
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: Yes
2004-08-23 BUY Zarlink
ZL-T (Dead)
Robert Floyd Finally reported a profit for the first time in a long time. Good price.
Price: $3.950
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & MID CAP (GROWTH)
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 BUY Agilent Technologies
A-N
Charles Dillingham
Price: $22.150
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 BUY Arc Resources Ltd
ARX-T
Charles Dillingham The standard of the best in the business. A good holding for a portfolio.
Price: $15.990
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Alltel Corp.
AT-N (Dead)
Mary Farrell
Price: $54.070
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 BUY ATI Technologies
ATY-T (Dead)
Robert McWhirter Ranks at about half in the database. Earnings growth is expected to be 23%. Had a PE of 15X for August. The question is how they will do on the transition to the PCI Express. Seem to be gaining good market share.
Price: $19.550
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 PAST TOP PICK Badger Daylighting
BAD-T
Robert McWhirter (Past top pick Jan 15/04. Up 44%.) Thinks there is still great opportunity for this. Can afford to increase their distribution.
Price: $10.950
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Boardwalk REIT
BEI.UN-T
Charles Dillingham Good management. Have created the biggest apartment empire in Canada. Getting a lot of attention from US. 7 1/4% yield. Well-capitalized with the ability to expand.
Price: $17.100
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Popular Inc.
BPOP-Q
Frank Cappiello
Price: $24.020
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 DON'T BUY Catamaran Corp
CCT-T
Robert McWhirter Ranks borderline of the bottom 1/3 of the database. Earnings estimates have been revised downward. 12 PE overall for reasonable are ROE of 21%.
Price: $1.350
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 BUY Com Dev International Ltd.
CDV-T
Robert McWhirter There is a question as to what their earnings will be and what is happening with their backlog. Ranks in the top 10% of the database. Sales growth up 41%. Earnings are expected to grow by 25%.
Price: $2.970
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 DON'T BUY Certicom
CIC-T
Robert McWhirter Was successful in landing a large contract several months ago which caused the stock to go up but has not pulled back. Borderline bottom 1/3 of the database. Earnings losses are expected to decrease.
Price: $2.600
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Consoldiated Energy Inc
CNX-N
C. Kim Goodwin
Price: $33.790
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 VAGUE Chartwell Seniors Housing
CSH.UN-T
Charles Dillingham A new entity and still have to prove themselves.
Price: $11.740
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 TOP PICK CSI Wireless
CSY-T
Robert McWhirter Should have a dramatic pickup in earnings in 2005. Expecting a large contract.
Price: $2.960
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 BUY Calian Technology
CTY-T
Robert McWhirter Has good revenue on the services side. Have "low to the ground" radar for homeland security aspects. 2.3% dividend.
Price: $10.900
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 BUY Calloway REIT
CWT.UN-T
Charles Dillingham Has had a very strong return. Might be a little bit pricey right now. Most analysts speak very highly of this one. Retail is one of the safest areas to be in.
Price: $15.700
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Dream Office REIT
D.UN-T
Charles Dillingham Likes their diversification and management. A higher yield of about 9%. Trading at a bit of a premium to NAV.
Price: $24.190
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Draxis Health Inc
DAX-T
Robert McWhirter Forecasting 35/40% on manufacturing growth. Earnings are growing substantially from three cents to eight cents. Sales growth of 27%.
Price: $6.000
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK EnCana Corp. (US)
ECA-N
Charles Maxwell
Price: $54.350
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 BUY Canoe EIT Income Fund
EIT.UN-T
Charles Dillingham Has long reserves. Professional management.
Price: $7.220
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Gillette Co
G-N
Mary Farrell
Price: $41.090
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 DON'T BUY GEAC Computer
GAC-T
Robert McWhirter Cheap with a PE of 9X. Ranks in the top 25% of the database. Earnings estimates have been reduced. Sales growth has dropped. Company is buying stock back.
Price: $8.100
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Home Depot
HD-N
Frank Cappiello
Price: $36.360
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 WEAK BUY HP Interactive CP
HP-T
Robert McWhirter Has faced some challenges. Speculative. 6.5X PE multiple. Earnings are expected to grow. Looks like pretty good upside.
Price: $1.280
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK HSBC Holdings P L C
HSBC-N
Mary Farrell
Price: $75.910
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 BUY InnVest Reit
INN.UN-T
Charles Dillingham Has only returned about 2% this year. Have very good partners and sponsorship. Will be affected by the Canadian$ and tourism.
Price: $11.050
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK MacDonald Dettwiler & Assoc.
MDA-T
Robert McWhirter Earnings are expected to grow 20% in 2004 and another 20% in 2005.
Price: $25.500
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Microsoft
MSFT-Q
C. Kim Goodwin
Price: $27.200
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 PAST TOP PICK Mitec Telecom
MTM.H-T (Dead)
Robert McWhirter (Past top pick Jan 15/04. Down 40%.) Dropped partly because it was levered to the success of Nortel and wireless. Ranks midpoint on the database. Working on interesting technology. Branching into the military side. A " show me" stock.
Price: $1.500
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 DON'T BUY Nortel
NT-T (Dead)
Robert McWhirter Have just delivered their near-term interim earnings and will give a clearer indication by the end of September. In the bottom 10% of the database. Earnings estimates are being revised downwards. Stock is fully valued.
Price: $5.020
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 WEAK BUY Perpetual Energy
PMT-T
Charles Dillingham Comes well recommended. Just started buying recently. There is a dispute with the use of their gas.
Price: $14.600
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 PAST TOP PICK Pason Systems Inc.
PSI-T
Robert McWhirter (Past top pick Jan 15/04. Up 23%.)
Price: $32.600
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 TOP PICK RioCan Real Estate Investment
REI.UN-T
Charles Dillingham The chart on this looks excellent. Producing steady numbers all the time. Yield of a little over 7%. Good price.
Price: $16.180
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Transocean Inc.
RIG-N
Charles Maxwell
Price: $29.120
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 BUY Richards Packaging Income Fund
RPI.UN-T
Charles Dillingham Has come out with some strong numbers recently. Not covered by many analysts but looks like a very good industry.
Price: $10.600
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 HOLD Retirement Residences REIT
RRR.UN-T
Charles Dillingham There is a significant oversupply of nursing/retirement homes because of provincial activity. A lot of competition. Income is not meeting distributions by quite a wide gap. Market has underperformed but is now coming back very strongly.
Price: $11.250
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 BUY Summit Real Estate Investment
SMU.UN-T
Charles Dillingham The whole REIT sector is thought to be paying more distribution than it is making on an ongoing basis. This one is right on the margin. Have been expanding a lot. Big efficient system. Feels they are safe.
Price: $17.600
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 DON'T BUY TIR Systems Ltd
TIR-T
Robert McWhirter Analysts had been expecting a loss of $0.03 but there was a loss of $0.09. Will lose their BP contract with no new contracts coming in. A relatively high PE at 40X.
Price: $4.350
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 BUY Timberwest Forest
TWF.UN-T (Dead)
Charles Dillingham A lot if its business is with Japan. Unique in that it owns its own properties. Very good numbers.
Price: $13.250
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS/REITS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 TOP PICK Tyco
TYC-N
C. Kim Goodwin
Price: $31.290
Subject: NOT APPLICABLE
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2004-08-20 DON'T BUY Westaim Corp
WED-X
Robert McWhirter Did the recent financing put up $16 million of their own money which is a vote of confidence. Intel has postponed their flat-panel introduction. Ranks in the bottom 10%. Earning estimates have dropped and are expected to continue to drop.
Price: $3.470
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 WEAK BUY WebTech Wireless Inc.
WEW-T
Robert McWhirter An interesting company. Reasonable opportunity. Speculative.
Price: $0.600
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2004-08-20 DON'T BUY Westport Innovations
WPT-T
Robert McWhirter Very interesting technology. Ranks in the bottom 15% of the database. Earnings forecasts is a loss of $.35 which is an improvement from $.57.
Price: $1.570
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 DON'T BUY Xillix Technologies Corp
XLX-T
Robert McWhirter Has interesting technology. Ranks borderline 25% bottom part of the database. Earnings loss of $.11 improved to a loss of $.07 in 04 and $.02 for 05. Wait for FDA approval.
Price: $0.880
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-20 DON'T BUY Zarlink
ZL-T (Dead)
Robert McWhirter Ranks just below half in the database. Had a 6% negative earnings surprise when they reported. Has a high PE of 54X. Earnings are expected to grow to $.24. Working on some very interesting technology.
Price: $3.960
Subject: CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-08-19 SELL A Comment -- General Comments From an Expert
A Commentary
Peter Linder Turning into a trust. Doesn't see much more upside.
Price: $3.600
Subject: CANADIAN OIL & GAS
Bias: BULL on OIL
Owned: No
2004-08-19 TOP PICK A Comment -- General Comments From an Expert
A Commentary
Peter Linder Has been the #1 performer on the TSX. Have a proven track record. Have access to a half 1,000,000 acres. 100 Beryl's per-share is #1 in the country.
Price: $9.400
Subject: CANADIAN OIL & GAS
Bias: BULL on OIL
Owned: Unknown
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