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Date Signal Company Expert Opinion Price
2007-01-02 TOP PICK Aurelian Resources Inc
ARU-T (Dead)
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA One of the best gold discoveries in this entire cycle. It’s in Ecuador and there is so much potential there. Already has a market cap of about $1 billion.
Price: $31.500
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 BUY Aurizon Mines
ARZ-T (Dead)
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Stock has performed very well over the last year, because they put their Quebec mine back in production. The market has still not realized the full value of this mine.
Price: $3.800
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 COMMENT Bear Creek Mining
BCM-X
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA And exploration project in Peru. Have had a nice substantial find in silver. The only word of caution is, follow the metallurgy, which could create some problems/expenses.
Price: $9.150
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: No
2007-01-02 BUY Benton Resources
BEX-X
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Have project near Marathon, Ontario. It is a resource of about 58 million ton. grading about .58% copper and 1.41 g of combined precious metals. Its risk is a very small market capitalization of about $8 million. Fairly substantial resource.
Price: $0.400
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: No
2007-01-02 HOLD Blue Pearl Mining Ltd., has changed ticker to TCM-T
BLE-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Have done all the right things. High-grade deposit. Stock is reflecting long-term pricing for molybdenum. There is exploration upside. If molybdenum prices continue rising, the stock will go up but probably trading at fair value.
Price: $10.300
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 BUY Bioteq Environmental Technologies Inc.
BQE-X
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI Had a break out from the long-term range of May to October and dropped down to test the range in November before heading back up. Volume and liquidity have been improving. Be careful on the downside with $2.20 being a reasonable point and $4 or $5 on the upside.
Price: $2.590
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: No
2007-01-02 STRONG BUY Committee Bay Resources
CBR-X
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Have a couple of ventures. A joint one in Australia called Redemption Joint Venture with about 19 million tonnes grading around 2 or 3 grams. Will be in production in about 2008. Also have an exciting project in the Nunavut area which has had limited exploration. Has long-term significant potential.
Price: $0.580
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 COMMENT Cisco
CSCO-Q
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI It was very encouraging when it moved from below $18 to above $20 last August, continued a nice upward trend and had a significant gap-up in November. Now is in a sideways motion indicating a consensus valuation. Could drop down to $26 or move up to $28. Can’t see any big moves for a little while.
Price: $27.330
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 DON'T BUY ECU Silver Mining Inc.
ECU-T (Dead)
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Wasn't happy with quality of the 43101 resource that they had done initially, but they are redoing it. Fully valued.
Price: $3.380
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: No
2007-01-02 BUY Elysee Development Corp
ELC-X
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Feels the company is in the right geological area, which is why the stock has had such a huge run over the last year.
Price: $2.250
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 BUY Eldorado Gold
ELD-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Just put a mine into production in China as well as a mine in Turkey 6 months ago. Very well run. Slightly discounted to where the price of gold is, so there won't be a lot of deep value but you will get a good performance alone with a movement of gold.
Price: $6.430
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 TOP PICK Freddie Mac
FMCC-OTC
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI Top Short Where you would want to take a loss on the upside would be $69.50. The stock is good for a drop down to $63 and if it continues down, probably to $59. Have a $1 or $2 as your stop.
Price: $67.900
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: No
2007-01-02 TOP PICK Florida Rock Industries Inc.
FRK-N
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI Stocks in homebuilding and construction have taken a beating. Had a significant drop of $30. Starting to see a bit of an upturn, and if it can break out, he is looking for $55 in 6 months. On the downside, he would be very careful if it hit $40.
Price: $43.050
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: No
2007-01-02 BUY Gold Eagle Mines Ltd.
GEA-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA In the Red Lake area in Ontario. Geologically it looks fantastic. Expects to see more exploration results over the next year and, eventually, a mine.
Price: $8.170
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 PAST TOP PICK Glamis Gold
GLG-T-X
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA (A Top Pick July 31/06. Up 20.2% at the time of acquisition by Goldcorp (G-T).)
Price: $49.900
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: No
2007-01-02 DON'T BUY Intact Financial
IFC-T
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI It's at the low level in a trading range, but one thing that scares him is the trading range is bound by the $51 mark and $53.25 is a critical support level. A rally should have occurred by now so he feels there could be more sellers.
Price: $52.700
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 PAST TOP PICK Crystallex International
KRY-T (Dead)
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA (A Top Pick July 31/06. Up 35%.) This has the Venezuelan risk that is part of the volatility. The current up tick is the market saying they will get their permit.
Price: $4.340
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 BUY Lake Shore Gold
LSG-T (Acquired
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA And exploration company in the Timmons area. $158 million capitalization. Very decent project.
Price: $1.570
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 COMMENT Lundin Mining Corp.
LUN-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA An emerging base metal producer. Management is “out-of-the-box” thinkers. Likes the merger they just did. Have their eyes set on a number of other targets. Will participate with the base metal prices over the next year.
Price: $43.810
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 BUY McDonalds
MCD-N
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI Has hit a 52-week high. Has been hitting higher highs and higher lows since 2002. Very nice movement. Looks like it is on another upward trend.
Price: $44.330
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 BUY Manulife Financial
MFC-T
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI Of all the financials, this one has the nicest chart. The banks all did fairly well with 10%-20% returns. This one did not have the same returns and has some catching up to do. Had a number of bottoms from June on and they were always higher. Also had a pretty steady top with a nice breakout in November.
Price: $39.500
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 DON'T BUY Maple Leaf Foods
MFI-T
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI The chart shows that the company is not doing too much. Consolidating quite a bit at this level. The chart shows three highs that where lower than the previous.
Price: $12.340
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 TOP PICK Insperity
NSP-N
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI Has not done very well in light of where the market has been. Had a bad news day in May, digested into August, then a little pop, which was dashed followed by a sideways motion, followed by a turnaround.
Price: $42.770
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: No
2007-01-02 TOP PICK Osisko Exploration Ltd.
OSK-T (Dead)
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Trading at a new high, but it still has a good ride up. A Canadian deposit in Malartic Quebec. Large tonnage, low-grade deposit, but you get the economies of scale. Just put out a resource of 6.5 million ounces showing 1.14 grams per ton. Have already ordered their main equipment items.
Price: $12.500
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 COMMENT Open Text
OTEX-T
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI Looks like the stock has a lot of momentum behind it. If it gets up to $26, you are doing well. Use a stop loss of $22.
Price: $23.850
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 DON'T BUY Petrobank Energy and Resources
PBG-T (Dead)
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI Has been going sideways. Critical points are $14.20 and $17.63. There has been a lot of volume traded between those levels. If it can break up above, it will probably do quite well but his feeling is this might not see huge returns. A volatile stock.
Price: $17.240
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: No
2007-01-02 STRONG BUY Palmarejo Silver and Gold Corp.
PJO-X
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Very interesting project. Large silver deposit in Mexico. In a very rich area of the Sierra Madres. When the mine goes into production in 2008, it will be producing about 10 million oz. of silver per year, which puts it in the top 10 silver mines in the world.
Price: $8.520
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 STRONG BUY Reunion Gold Corporation
RGD-X
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Market cap of about $130 million. Have project in Surinam with about 3 types of geology mix. Expecting it could be about a 2 to 4 million oz. deposit. Fairly low grade.
Price: $2.400
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 HOLD Rainy River Resources Ltd
RR-T (Dead)
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA An interesting exploration play in Western Ontario. Geologically it looks very interesting, but not seeing the consistency in the drill results that he would like. Need more drill data.
Price: $5.730
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 BUY Santoy Resources Ltd.
SAN-X
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI A long, slow and steady decline, followed by a nice rally.
Price: $1.050
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: No
2007-01-02 TOP PICK Australian Solomons Gold
SGA-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Flying way below the radar screen. Project in the Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Has about 39 million tonnes grading around 1.9 grams per tonne. Modest cap ex allows you to cash flow about $25US million a year and. Market cap of this company is only about $77 million and they have about a 15 year mine life.
Price: $1.850
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 DON'T BUY Shore Gold Inc.
SGF-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Diamond exploration. 2 projects. Joint venture with Newmont (NMC-T). One of the largest Kimberlite pipes in the world. Still trying to get more comfortable with the consistency of the diamonds across the massive deposit. Trading above his target, however, if everything were to go the company's way, it could be worth $12 but he is fairly sceptical.
Price: $6.070
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: No
2007-01-02 BUY Southern Andes Energy
SUR-X (Dead)
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI The sideways motion in November/December is quite significant in and took a significant climb. Hasn't pulled back yet and looks like it has a lot of room to move. Also likes that it has a lot of liquidity. Be careful if it pulls down to below $1.
Price: $1.410
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 PAST TOP PICK Sherwood Copper Corporation
SWC-X
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA (A Top Pick July 31/06. Up 15%.) Going into production in mid-2007. Drilling to the south and thinks they will double their resource.
Price: $3.960
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 PAST TOP PICK Teco Energy
TE-N (Dead)
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI (A Top Pick Nov 2/06. Up 6.5%.) Still holding.
Price: $17.230
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 PAST TOP PICK Verizon Communications
VZ-N
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI (A Top Pick Nov 2/06. Up 4.5%.) He would have exited at $34 for a loss if he had owned. Still likes the sector and might consider getting into it.
Price: $37.240
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: No
2007-01-02 BUY Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.
WDO-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Their key asset is the Kiena project in Quebec. Have had some really interesting exploration hits towards the end of last year. If those types of hits continue, the Kiena mine will prove to be a very good asset.
Price: $2.270
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 HOLD Westaim Corp
WED-X
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI Has been a very big disappointment. There is a possibility the stock will not be able to raise enough interest to raise money. The stock would almost have to double before people got excited about it again. Wouldn't sell as it has the potential to have a sudden upward move.
Price: $1.770
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Yes
2007-01-02 WEAK BUY Western Gold Fields
WGI-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Highly leveraged to gold price, so if you think the price of gold is going up, this will perform well. Doesn't find the Mesquite mine is of a quality that he is looking for.
Price: $2.770
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: No
2007-01-02 BUY Wi-Lan Inc.
WIN-T
Jeff Parent B. Eng. FCSI The company has turned around quite dramatically taking a big jump in December. Reached a plateau level where it is getting ready to break out into new territory. Has been going sideways for the bulk of December. Don't let it go back to $3.25.
Price: $4.740
Subject: TECHNICAL INVESTING
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 COMMENT Exeter Resource Corp.
XRC-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Has a project in Argentina and stock has been beaten down because of permitting concerns. Have a known resource of about 12 million ton. with 2.5 g of gold and 7 g of silver.
Price: $2.380
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
2007-01-02 HOLD Yamana Gold Inc.
YRI-T
Robert Cohen B.A.Sc., MBA, CFA Just acquired Viceroy Exploration (VYE-T) at a good price. Trading at his target price right now, but you will get upside leverage with the gold price.
Price: $15.070
Subject: GOLD/PRECIOUS METALS
Bias: BULL on GOLD
Owned: Unknown
2006-12-29 COMMENT A Comment -- General Comments From an Expert
A Commentary
Peter Brieger Growth of “stateism” into the private energy enterprise sector is ominous for supplies of oil/gas outside North America. They will increasingly be looking to Canada, particularly the tar sands
Price: $0.020
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2006-12-29 BUY Arctic Glacier Income Fund
AG.UN-T (Dead)
Sandy McIntyre The #2 supplier of ice in North America. Very capable management team.
Price: $12.520
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: No
2006-12-29 BUY Altus Group
AIF-T
Sandy McIntyre A very creative and energetic management team. Provide services to the real estate industry. Have some very creative long-term projects, which will be used to track costs in buildings, rentals, cash flows, etc. Very good price.
Price: $10.680
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Yes
2006-12-29 TOP PICK Atlantic Power Corp.
ATP-T
Sandy McIntyre Has very deep institutional ownership.
Price: $11.290
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Yes
2006-12-29 BUY Bell Aliant
BA-T (Dead)
Sandy McIntyre Will be a valid business 5 years from now. Has been oversold.
Price: $26.960
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
2006-12-29 TOP PICK BCE Inc.
BCE-T
Peter Brieger 4.6% yield and looking for a 4%-6% capital gains. The sale of the Telsat and the interest savings on the debt, and the share buyback has not been reflected in the price.
Price: $16.690
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2006-12-29 BUY Bonavista Energy Corp
BNP-T
Sandy McIntyre A high quality trust. Management owns a substantial portion. Extremely well managed.
Price: $28.150
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Yes
2006-12-29 BUY Cathedral Energy Services
CET-T
Peter Brieger A leader in the drilling activity out west and a very good yield and low payout. Distributions might not get cut.
Price: $9.960
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Unknown
2006-12-29 BUY CML Healthcare
CLC-T (Dead)
Peter Brieger The 2 business trusts that he likes, and has recently been buying, are CML Healthcare (CLC.UN-T) and Parkland Industries (PKI.UN-T).
Price: $13.950
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2006-12-29 WAIT Canetic Resources Trust
CNE.UN-T
Sandy McIntyre Bought about $3 billion in assets over the last year and there’s a little bit of stress in execution and they haven’t been hitting their production numbers. Sometime in the next 6 months, this will be back on his Buy list.
Price: $16.440
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: No
2006-12-29 WAIT Canetic Resources Trust
CNE.UN-T
Peter Brieger Price to cash flow is quite reasonable. Sells fairly close to its book value. Before buying more, would like to see how the income trust picture plays out.
Price: $16.440
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2006-12-29 PAST TOP PICK Canadian Natural Rsrcs
CNQ-T
Peter Brieger (A Top Pick Dec 28/05. Up %.) Continuing to Buy for new accounts. Estimated cash flow per share for 07 is $11.50.
Price: $62.150
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: Yes
2006-12-29 HOLD Canadian National R.R.
CNR-T
Peter Brieger If he were going to buy a rail stock, it would be this one. Nasty weather out west will cut into them. If there is any slowing in the economy in the US, it could impact them. If you are looking to buy, look for 5%-10% down from here. 1.3% yield.
Price: $50.070
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2006-12-29 TOP PICK Canadian Oil Sands
COS-T (Acquired
Sandy McIntyre Well managed. Provides pulp chemicals, which is a cyclical business, but is a low cost producer with high quality assets. Expected to increase capacity and reduce costs. Sees it as a growth profile. Has been vastly oversold.
Price: $32.000
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Yes
2006-12-29 PAST TOP PICK Canwest Media Networks Income Fund
CWM.UN-T
Sandy McIntyre (A Top Pick Oct 13/06. Down 10.5%.) Had been coming close to almost market value. At this price, if private equity came in they could almost get their 20% IRR. Sold his holdings, but will look at it in 30 days.
Price: $6.900
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: No
2006-12-29 BUY Medical Facilities Corp.
DR-T
Sandy McIntyre US assets, so are taxable in the US. The IPS structure is that you physically own debt and equity and there is 3rd party ownership of both pieces. A great model.
Price: $9.000
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Yes
2006-12-29 WAIT Encana Corp
ECA-T
Peter Brieger Once it shows signs of bottoming, he would like to be in the natural gas trust space based on the higher yields. First two choices would be CNQ (CNQ-T) and Talisman (TLM-T). This would be his 3rd choice. A bit expensive on an NAV basis. Price to cash flow is about 5.5.
Price: $53.660
Subject: CANADIAN LARGE & INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: OPTIMISTIC
Owned: No
2006-12-29 COMMENT Fording Canadian Coal Trust (Inc Trust)
FDG.UN-T
Sandy McIntyre Contracts for the price of coal for 2007 are under discussion. Great asset base and great management team. Volatile.
Price: $24.050
Subject: INCOME TRUSTS
Bias: UNKNOWN
Owned: Unknown
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