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Date Signal Company Expert Opinion Price
2004-07-14 TOP PICK Opti Canada Inc.
OPC-T (Dead)
Michael Smedley One of the next, hopefully, great oil sands companies. A very good price.
Price: $17.800
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: Yes
2004-07-14 WEAK BUY Petro-Canada
PCA-T
Ron Meisels Had a major resistance point in 2001 and was unable to get out for about a year and a half. It went into an uptrend but peaked out at about $70. The 200 day moving average is starting to catch up to where the stock is. Be careful and use a stop loss.
Price: $56.950
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2004-07-14 BUY Placer Dome
PDG-T
Michael Smedley Could get sold some day. Has some good assets.
Price: $22.450
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: No
2004-07-14 WAIT Power Corp
POW-T
Ron Meisels Has been in a wonderful uptrend but is in the top of its range. Better to buy it at the bottom of its channel.
Price: $54.850
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2004-07-14 WEAK BUY QGX Ltd.
QGX-T
Michael Smedley A nice company. Has some good assets that it is trying to develop. Long-term, it's speculatively good. There has been some slowdown in permitting.
Price: $3.350
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: No
2004-07-14 DON'T BUY QLT Inc
QLT-T
Ron Meisels Stock just broke below its 200 day moving average. That's a negative sign.
Price: $26.150
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2004-07-14 DON'T BUY Sears Canada
SCC-T
Ron Meisels Has been in a very nice triangulation pattern but is currently below its 200 day moving average. If it has a breakout, that would be wonderful.
Price: $17.090
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2004-07-14 BUY Suncor Energy Inc
SU-T
Michael Smedley Prefers Shell with its expansion, but this is a good company.
Price: $34.270
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: No
2004-07-14 BUY Southwestern Resources
SWG-T
Michael Smedley Has extremely exciting components in different parts of the world. Possibly could be a takeover. A good price.
Price: $14.750
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: Yes
2004-07-14 DON'T BUY Turquoise Hill Resources
TRQ-T
Ron Meisels Had a wonderful run, but then had a serious correction. Currently it's below its 200 day moving average.
Price: $6.750
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2004-07-14 BUY Valeant Pharmaceuticals
VRX-T
Michael Smedley Has some faith in this stock. Strong distribution.
Price: $23.160
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: SELECTIVE
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 WEAK BUY A Comment -- General Comments From an Expert
A Commentary
Ian Ainsworth Concerned about the housing/auto side as the consumer gets squeezed by higher interest rates. Expectation is for a very slow decline in housing starts.
Price: $31.680
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 BUY Agrium
AGU-T
Ian Ainsworth Well-managed. Starting to see signs of recovery in nitrogen and phosphate prices. Should generate substantial profits.
Price: $18.600
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 TOP PICK ATS Automation
ATA-T
Ian Ainsworth (Past top pick Mar 26/04. Up 5%.) Has had a dramatic improvement in orders. Diversified across a number of industries. Has some upside in a new solar business it's working on.
Price: $12.220
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 BUY ATI Technologies
ATY-T (Dead)
Ian Ainsworth Competition with Nvidia and Intel. Product lines have diversified which has created stability in the business. Near-term outlook is a little uncertain because they haven't introduced a lot of new products last quarter. 2nd half of the year should be OK.
Price: $23.000
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 PAST TOP PICK Cott Corp
BCB-T
Ian Ainsworth (Past top pick Mar 26/04. Up 52%.) Still likes it but wouldn't be aggressive in buying more at this price.
Price: $42.000
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 DON'T BUY Bank of Nova Scotia
BNS-T
Ian Ainsworth Banks have done a very good job at growth but the earnings growth rate has peaked. Reasonably priced but hard to see them moving higher.
Price: $35.820
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 HOLD Cinram
CRW.UN-T (Dead)
Ian Ainsworth Has a massive cash flow. Have done a great job in signing large customers. Probably will have slowing growth going forward.
Price: $24.320
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 DON'T BUY CSI Wireless
CSY-T
Ian Ainsworth Have done a good job in making profits and have a fairly diversified business. Fairly expensive.
Price: $3.030
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2004-07-13 TOP PICK Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
FHR-T
Ian Ainsworth Has recently started to see a pickup in occupancy rates. Has some of the best properties and great hotels. Trades at a discount to its liquidation value.
Price: $35.660
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 WAIT Intel
INTC-Q
Ian Ainsworth Has corrected, but not as much as some of the other semiconductor companies. His preference would be Texas Instruments. Would buy, but wait until after the quarter.
Price: $26.140
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 WEAK BUY Leitch Tech
LTV-T
Ian Ainsworth Digitizing studios is way down the track so not sure the growth opportunities are as strong.
Price: $9.560
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2004-07-13 VAGUE Motorola
MSI-N
Ian Ainsworth Had outstanding marketshare gains in the 1st quarter but will be difficult for them to do the same again compared to Nokia.
Price: $17.320
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2004-07-13 WEAK BUY Nokia
NOK-N
Ian Ainsworth Got hit when they lost market share in the first quarter, not having a good midrange cellphone. Have cut prices and there is evidence that they are beginning to market share. Well-managed company.
Price: $14.310
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 DON'T BUY Open Text
OTC-T
Ian Ainsworth It has been benefiting from context management. A little concerned that their acquisitions muddy the water a little and true growth may be hidden.
Price: $35.670
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2004-07-13 DON'T BUY Sierra Wireless
SW-T
Ian Ainsworth Would be more comfortable with RIM. Has a fairly broad platform in wireless technology. Too expensive.
Price: $43.250
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2004-07-13 TOP PICK Texas Instruments
TXN-Q
Ian Ainsworth (Past top pick Mar 26/04. Down 22%.) Still likes it. No reason for it to have sold off. Diversified across a number of industries.
Price: $22.420
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-13 DON'T BUY Valeant Pharmaceuticals
VRX-T
Ian Ainsworth Has a problem with the credibility of management. Making an interesting transition from a generic company to a distributor. Would like to see a little more maturity.
Price: $23.190
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: No
2004-07-13 HOLD Zarlink
ZL-T (Dead)
Ian Ainsworth Has taken action to really improve its balance sheet and margin profile.
Price: $5.200
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN (GROWTH)
Bias: CAUTIOUS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 HOLD Alcan Aluminum
AL-T (Dead)
Laura Wallace Like this stock, will hold it
Price: $54.350
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 WEAK BUY Brascan Corporation
BAM.LV.A-T
Ray Steele Well diversified.
Price: $37.100
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: Unknown
2004-07-12 WAIT BlackBerry
BB-T
Ray Steele Speculative. Good product. Could see great results. Could find better entry point.
Price: $85.550
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: No
2004-07-12 HOLD Bank of Nova Scotia
BNS-T
Ray Steele Improving economy will help. Good one to hold.
Price: $35.600
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: No
2004-07-12 HOLD CitiGroup
C-N
Ray Steele Global economy will have an impact on their results. Will preform very well in future. Good company to hold.
Price: $44.950
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: No
2004-07-12 DON'T BUY CAE Inc
CAE-T
Laura Wallace Wouldn't buy here. Not a cheap stock. Better places to put your money.
Price: $5.840
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: No
2004-07-12 WEAK BUY CI Financial Corp
CIX-T
Ray Steele Going to do fairly well.
Price: $15.760
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: Unknown
2004-07-12 HOLD Dorel Industries (A)
DII.A-T
Laura Wallace Great Canadian success. Stock might be bouncy but continue to hold. Not expensive.
Price: $41.000
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: No
2004-07-12 HOLD Diversified Royalty Corp.
DIV-T
Ray Steele Continue to hold. Poised to provide solutions to environmental issues.
Price: $15.960
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 HOLD Encana Corp
ECA-T
Laura Wallace Like this stock. Buy and hold, dont buy for short term, its not worth it.
Price: $58.140
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 VAGUE Electonic Data Systems
EDS-N
Ray Steele (Past top pick Feb 6, 2003, up 17.5%)
Price: $18.290
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: No
2004-07-12 BUY Falconbridge Ltd
FAL-T
Ray Steele Outlook for copper is favourable. Takes years to bring on more production. Should do very well.
Price: $32.450
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: Unknown
2004-07-12 VAGUE Hudson Bay Co.
HBC-T
Laura Wallace Stock is trading at premium.
Price: $13.550
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: No
2004-07-12 VAGUE H. J. Heinz Co.
HNZ-N (Dead)
Ray Steele (Past top pick Feb 6, 2003, up 20%)
Price: $38.490
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: No
2004-07-12 TOP PICK IGM Financial Inc.
IGM-T
Laura Wallace Well positioned. Not expensive. Good dividend yield.
Price: $32.640
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 WEAK BUY Intel
INTC-Q
Ray Steele Intel will meet/exceed earnings expectations. Will be upside/growth in industry.
Price: $25.920
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 HOLD Manulife Financial
MFC-T
Laura Wallace Is likely to pause were it is. Great long term holding.
Price: $52.290
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: No
2004-07-12 TOP PICK Merck & Company
MRK-N
Ray Steele Dividend yield is very attractive. You pay very little for the upside.
Price: $45.410
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 TOP PICK Motorola
MSI-N
Ray Steele Make wireless networks work.
Price: $17.090
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 TOP PICK Marvel Enterprises Inc
MVL-N
Ray Steele Will do well, because of new movie release, Spiderman 2. Going to initiate a stock buy back later in the year, or increase dividend.
Price: $16.860
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 WEAK BUY Inco
N-T
Ray Steele Takes many years to bring on production of nickel. Strong outlook
Price: $45.600
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: Unknown
2004-07-12 VAGUE Nortel
NT-T (Dead)
Ray Steele Will have a relief rally. Could see some upside in short/medium term.
Price: $5.670
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 WEAK BUY Nortel
NT-T (Dead)
Laura Wallace Extremely speculative. May form partnerships. Not conservative.
Price: $5.570
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: No
2004-07-12 WEAK BUY Pfizer Inc
PFE-N
Ray Steele Like this sector. Good name. Growth potential is good.
Price: $33.630
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: No
2004-07-12 TOP PICK Suncor Energy Inc
SU-T
Laura Wallace Good opportunity to buy when stock is off. Large reserve life.
Price: $34.500
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 DON'T BUY Sierra Wireless
SW-T
Ray Steele Drifting back. Earning arn't following through. Havent liked for a while. Wouldn't buy.
Price: $43.750
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: No
2004-07-12 DON'T BUY Sierra Wireless
SW-T
Ray Steele Drifting back. Earning arn't following through. Havent liked for a while. Wouldn't buy.
Price: $43.750
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: No
2004-07-12 VAGUE Toronto Dominion
TD-T
Laura Wallace Will be reasonable investment in 18-24 months.
Price: $43.680
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 HOLD Canadian Pacific Ships
TEU-T
Ray Steele Preform well. Under pressure because of high gas prices. Shipping volumes are up. Hold
Price: $22.650
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: No
2004-07-12 TOP PICK Thomson Reuters Corp
TRI-T
Laura Wallace Transformed the company. Economical sensitive.
Price: $44.210
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE
Bias: BEARISH
Owned: Yes
2004-07-12 WEAK BUY TSX Group
X-T
Ray Steele Wish he owned. Operate very well. Steady slow upside.
Price: $49.000
Subject: NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias: BULL on PHARMACEUTICALS
Owned: No
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