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Recent Top Picks

Date Signal Company Expert Opinion Price
2005-02-04 TOP PICK First-Data-Corp
FDC-N
Jonathen Wellum, B. Comm, B. Sc It controls Western Union. Has over 220 million transfers of money a year globally. Controls the backbone that supports 25% of interactive transactions in the US, almost 50% of credit card transactions. The free cash flow, divided by the market cap is over 6%. Price:
$41.360
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
SELECTIVE
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-04 TOP PICK Manitoba-Telecom-Services
MBT-T
Ross Healy (A Top Pick Dec 1/04. Up 2%.) Nice yield. Has the Allstream kicker as a new and exciting technology. Price:
$48.500
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
SELECTIVELY BULLISH
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-04 TOP PICK Manulife-Financial
MFC-T
Jonathen Wellum, B. Comm, B. Sc Because of the large John Hancock acquisition, the market has perceived some issues with integration, so it has taken it down to below 2 X Book Value, so there's no premium in the stock anymore. At the $55 range or lower, he views it as the better opportunity for growth. Price:
$55.460
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
SELECTIVE
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-04 TOP PICK Teck-Resources-Ltd.--B-
TCK.B-T
Ross Healy A wonderful spread of metals making it a stock for all seasons. Even has some gold which wil give a bounce on weakness in the US$. Has a huge upside measure. Price:
$41.800
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
SELECTIVELY BULLISH
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-04 TOP PICK Toronto-Dominion
TD-T
Jonathen Wellum, B. Comm, B. Sc Enthusiastic about the changes put into play over the last couple of years in terms of risk management on the corporate side and also developing the retail side. Feels their entry into the US is a very prudent way of entry. 12 X earnings. 3% or so of dividends. Has decengt growth. Price:
$48.500
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
SELECTIVE
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-03 TOP PICK Aastra-Technologies
AAH-T (Dead)
Jean-Francois Tardif Has not done that well for the last 3 years because the industry was shrinking, but they still made money. Have just spent all their cash of about $110 million on a European acquisition. Sales should now double and cash flow should gorw to $3.50 per share. Price:
$20.250
Subject:
ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-03 TOP PICK Syneron-Medical-Ltd.
ELOS-Q
Jean-Francois Tardif Health and cosmetic industry is growing very strong. Company is very innovative. In '04, their earnings grew about 100%. Have $3 cash per share. Will be launching a new product for sunlight. Trades at 25 X current earnings. Price:
$29.000
Subject:
ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-03 TOP PICK Fairmont-Hotels--and--Resorts
FHR-T
Gavin Graham Down a little because the market felt the 4th quarter numbers were a little disappointing. Recovering from 9/11 and SARS. Good top line growth, i.e. number of people staying and the price they are paying. Price:
$37.590
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-03 TOP PICK Suncor-Energy-Inc
SU-T
Gavin Graham Had one of its fractionators blow up on it and it will be out until the 3rd quarter which will have an impact on their production. Justifiably expensive because of top quality management. Once it comes back on stream and they get the increase in the oil sands they will do well. Price:
$41.570
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-03 TOP PICK Teck-Resources-Ltd.--B-
TCK.B-T
Gavin Graham Blew the doors off with the numbers yesterday. All their commodities were firing on all cylinders and they had a double last year. Will continue to be strong. Price:
$41.890
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-03 TOP PICK Ultra-Petroleum-Corp.
UPL-N (OTC)
Jean-Francois Tardif Produce natural gas. Own a lot of acreage in Wyoming where access to the gas is difficult. Got technology that allowed them to work it. Every hole they make, they find gas. Production is going up. Will grow at least 50% a year for a few years. Price:
$53.050
Subject:
ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-02 TOP PICK Bonavista-Energy-Corp
BNP-T
Brian Prokop 8/8.5 reserve life. Management owns 20/25% of it. Very good set of inventory and very strictly managed. Possible increase in distributions. Price:
$29.760
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - OIL/GAS
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-02 TOP PICK Canadian-Natural-Rsrcs
CNQ-T
Brian Prokop Over the last 15 years has been a top decile performer, i.e. always in the top 10% of its peer group with respect to operating costs, growth, finding development costs. A very well run company. One of the cheapest ones out there trading at a multiple of about 4 X cash flow. Their oil sands project with Horizon isn't factored into the stock. Price:
$57.310
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - OIL/GAS
Bias:
OPTIMISTIC
Owned:
No
2005-02-02 TOP PICK IPSCO-Inc
IPS-T
David Taylor, MBA, CFA People treat all steel companies the same and are concerned about consumer product steel, but this company makes plate which is used for rail cars, ships, construction tractors, etc. and demand is exceptionally strong. Feels they'll earn $8US a share in 2005. Makes large diameter piping so if Alaskan pipeline goes through, they'll do very well. Price:
$59.330
Subject:
CANADIAN VALUE
Bias:
SELECTIVE
Owned:
Yes
2005-02-02 TOP PICK Intertape-Polymer-Group
ITP-T
David Taylor, MBA, CFA Top Short Doesn't short stocks in the fund. They buy resins and ethylene/plastic prices are going through the roof. Thinks they are going to get hurt significantly. Price:
$9.880
Subject:
CANADIAN VALUE
Bias:
SELECTIVE
Owned:
No
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