Unspecified
He respects the company - it is a trail blazer in new sectors and financing so there is more opportunity. There is good economic pickup and retail business development in the West especially the Prairie provinces, Alberta and Saskatchewan. It is more volatile than the big banks.
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SELL
It's fallen below his lowest level of resistance. Market is questioning its balance sheet. Not a good omen for the province of Alberta, as it signals most of the lending is not in this geography.
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DON'T BUY
Banks don't have return on invested capital that prefers. Excess capital that can be re-invested not there. Majority of free cash flow paid out in dividends. Would prefer other options in under valued tech sector.
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BUY on WEAKNESS
Recent selloff in shares of the company. Prefers large Canadian banks. Good buy for value investors. Wait to see bottom of market before buying.
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DON'T BUY
CWB vs. NA Between these and the Big 5, he'd prefer one of the 5. Between this and NA, he'd prefer NA. NA is better diversified in lines of business and geographically. NA has better scale advantage, management, and capitalization. High single-digit dividend increases from NA are pretty reliable, though its dividend increases may pause if credit losses get too high.
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Unspecified
It is a smaller bank and could be a good way to play the oil and gas sector. Or you could consider the service companies. It is a decent company but there are other ways to play the financials. The larger Canadian banks in general show fairly consistent results with an 8 to 10% ROE and 2 to 5% dividend yield. His favourite bank is Royal.
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BUY on WEAKNESS
Results have lagged competitors in market. Large stock selloff has affected share price. Economic downturn is a worry as company not as large as others. If betting on ability for banks to increase margins, would be a good bet. Current yield is over 5% which is attractive. Bet would be on a soft landing of economy.
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DON'T BUY
CWB vs. LB He'd buy neither right now. Financials are not necessarily what you want going into a recession. Credit losses can sting. Regional banks are not as well diversified as the bigger banks. No wealth management. CWB is more exposed to commercial and industrial loans, so losses can be greater. CWB edges out LB by a hair.
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TOP PICK
It is a cheap bank in a good area of the energy business. It is less than 7 1/2 X forward looking P/E. Is trading at Book Value or even a discount. It is as cheap as it has ever been in 25 years except for the Covid low. Also has a good dividend. Regarding recession, banks usually come through recessions relatively unscathed and can be bought at good discounts. Buy 10, Hold 3, Sell 0. (Analysts’ price target is $37.12)
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WEAK BUY
Tough time when oil was down. Now in great shape. Yield is 3.3%, not as high as the big banks. 9x earnings, below book value. Worth looking at. The world is looking a lot better for the banking industry. It will always trade at a lower multiple, as it's regional.
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COMMENT

Working to diversify, including owning Ontario real estate. Undergoing a review to calculate capital differently which, if successful, would let them compete more aggressively on loan products. Regional banks are trades for him, in and out. Prefers this to LB.

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HOLD
Fine as a holding. But the majors are cheap enough, and they'll move first. Slightly higher losses coming to CWB because of the oil patch. It's a hold. Wouldn't worry about the dividend too much, but he'd prefer one of the majors at this stage.
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DON'T BUY

Focused on the western part of the country and which is still going through a difficult economic period of time. It has had a decent couple of years as credit losses have been kept to a decent low. Their traditional business of lending with a flat yield curve is very difficult. He prefers TD-T and RY-T because they are doing the best with regards to investing.

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COMMENT
He sees companies with better diversification outside Canada (the big Canadian banks), though CWB is generally fine and so is its current share price.
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DON'T BUY
It's correlated to Canadian oil. The next phase will be a recession, so oil prices will likely see $25 rather than $75. This means, CWB will fall too.
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Canadian Western Bank(CWB-T) Rating

Ranking : 3 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 3

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 4

Total Signals / Votes : 7

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