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About Altagas Ltd (ALA-T)

AltaGas is a North American energy infrastructure company based in Calgary, Alberta. The company operates in three business segments: gas, power generation, and utilities. The company is in the process of acquiring WGL Holdings. More at Wikipedia

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Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

October 1, 2018

He's happy to hold this. ALA closed the big WGL deal closed--taking on a lot of debt just as interest rate are rising. They are now selling off minority stakes in some mid-stream assets that'll reduce debt. You're paid while you wait. They raised the dividend. It will compelte building a propane export terminal on the west coat in Q1 2019, which will give ALA a big boost in earnings.He's happy to wait. Underlying cash flow is going up, so the high dividend is
secure. He sees encouraging signs in new earnings streams; a very solid company. Yes, carries a fair bit of debt, but it has the cash flow.

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He's happy to hold this. ALA closed the big WGL deal closed--taking on a lot of debt just as interest rate are rising. They are now selling off minority stakes in some mid-stream assets that'll reduce debt. You're paid while you wait. They raised the dividend. It will compelte building a propane export terminal on the west coat in Q1 2019, which will give ALA a big boost in earnings.He's happy to wait. Underlying cash flow is going up, so the high dividend is
secure. He sees encouraging signs in new earnings streams; a very solid company. Yes, carries a fair bit of debt, but it has the cash flow.

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Gavin Graham

Trustee, Pointbreak ETFs...

Price Price
$21.130
Owned Owned
Yes

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Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 28, 2018

A really tough one. Funding concerns. His cashflow presumptions are pretty good. The deal will close. Doesn’t think dividend will be cut, though market is signalling they might. Be careful. If you own it, you can hold it. Like GE, it will probably be OK.

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A really tough one. Funding concerns. His cashflow presumptions are pretty good. The deal will close. Doesn’t think dividend will be cut, though market is signalling they might. Be careful. If you own it, you can hold it. Like GE, it will probably be OK.

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Greg Newman

Director &, Scotia Wealth Manage...

Price Price
$20.550
Owned Owned
Unknown

TOP PICK
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 26, 2018

The company has good assets that produce good cash flows.  He believes the market has overreacted to the recent acquisitions and how it is being funded.  If this company was trading in the private capital markets, it would be trading a much higher multiple.  Yield 10.7%.  (Analysts’ price target is $28.23)

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The company has good assets that produce good cash flows.  He believes the market has overreacted to the recent acquisitions and how it is being funded.  If this company was trading in the private capital markets, it would be trading a much higher multiple.  Yield 10.7%.  (Analysts’ price target is $28.23)

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Ryan Bushell

President, Newhaven Asset Manag...

Price Price
$20.730
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 26, 2018

(A Top Pick October 3/17 Down 22%) It is a long term game, he thinks. He does not mind holding it while receiving a good dividend. He still has it as a Top Pick. Yield 11%

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(A Top Pick October 3/17 Down 22%) It is a long term game, he thinks. He does not mind holding it while receiving a good dividend. He still has it as a Top Pick. Yield 11%

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Ryan Bushell

President, Newhaven Asset Manag...

Price Price
$20.730
Owned Owned
Yes

DON'T BUY
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 20, 2018

[Can the stock be saved?]  The issue was that the investor base was not convinced with the acquisition decision.  They tried to expand with a suitable accretive acquisition but they struggled with financing it.  They are doing an unorthodox method to raise capital for an acquisition announced ages ago.  The dividend is probably not sustainable.  He believes they will probably get this right, however.

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[Can the stock be saved?]  The issue was that the investor base was not convinced with the acquisition decision.  They tried to expand with a suitable accretive acquisition but they struggled with financing it.  They are doing an unorthodox method to raise capital for an acquisition announced ages ago.  The dividend is probably not sustainable.  He believes they will probably get this right, however.

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Mohsin Bashir

VP Investm, Stone Asset Manageme...

Price Price
$21.110
Owned Owned
Unknown

TOP PICK
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 19, 2018

The stock is out of favor after the two year wait for the WGL acquisition.  They have raised $1.5 billion in shares of the $2 billion they said was needed and now the market wonders if the IPO will make up the difference.  All the news is negative currently and he sees less risk now that the stock has fallen.  He is betting the dividend is safe.  Yield 10%.  (Analysts’ price target is $27.79)

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The stock is out of favor after the two year wait for the WGL acquisition.  They have raised $1.5 billion in shares of the $2 billion they said was needed and now the market wonders if the IPO will make up the difference.  All the news is negative currently and he sees less risk now that the stock has fallen.  He is betting the dividend is safe.  Yield 10%.  (Analysts’ price target is $27.79)

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Lyle Stein

Sr. Portfo, Vestcap Investment M...

Price Price
$21.720
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 18, 2018

(Past Top Pick, June 14, 2017, Down 17%) He made a mistake with this one. They bought California utility assets five years ago, which was a mistake. Now, they bought WGL in the U.S. Management has really blown it. It's deeply disappointing. Bad on him for sticking with a loser. He sold it. Spinning out the company is just ridiculous; it's a sign of desperation. The CEO-founder continues to flounder.

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(Past Top Pick, June 14, 2017, Down 17%) He made a mistake with this one. They bought California utility assets five years ago, which was a mistake. Now, they bought WGL in the U.S. Management has really blown it. It's deeply disappointing. Bad on him for sticking with a loser. He sold it. Spinning out the company is just ridiculous; it's a sign of desperation. The CEO-founder continues to flounder.

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John O'Connell,

Chairman a, Davis Rea...

Price Price
$22.380
Owned Owned
No

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Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 17, 2018

He avoids pipes and utilities in a rising interest rate environment.  It is a small short position for him.  The valuation is still pretty high.  It has a big yield but the payout ratio is a concern.

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He avoids pipes and utilities in a rising interest rate environment.  It is a small short position for him.  The valuation is still pretty high.  It has a big yield but the payout ratio is a concern.

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Jason Mann

CIO & Co-F, Edgehill Patners...

Price Price
$22.380
Owned Owned
Yes

DON'T BUY
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 17, 2018

They are making a secondary offering that dilutes the share price.  This stock has been falling for a number of years.  It is a huge dividend payer.  It is unsustainable.  He thinks it has to be cut in a half or a third.  He would not touch it.

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They are making a secondary offering that dilutes the share price.  This stock has been falling for a number of years.  It is a huge dividend payer.  It is unsustainable.  He thinks it has to be cut in a half or a third.  He would not touch it.

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Larry Berman CF

Chief Inve, ETF Capital Manageme...

Price Price
$22.380
Owned Owned
Unknown

BUY
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 17, 2018

He's still happy with this. They did what they said they'd do: did the wgl acquisition, then sold off assets with more to come, and THE dividend is still safe. Management though will likely stop dividend increases for a year or two because they're conservative managers.

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He's still happy with this. They did what they said they'd do: did the wgl acquisition, then sold off assets with more to come, and THE dividend is still safe. Management though will likely stop dividend increases for a year or two because they're conservative managers.

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Douglas Kee

Chief Inve, Leon Frazer & Associ...

Price Price
$22.380
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 14, 2018

(Past Top Pick, Oct. 30, 2017, Down 16%)  Doesn't like it, but still owns it. A high-quality name. We're close to breaking to new lows. The recent weakness is due to needing more funding for the WGL buy by spinning off Canadian operations. He's started a DRIP to compound returns. But if it continues to fall, he will take his lumps and sell. Pays a stable 9.5% dividend.

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(Past Top Pick, Oct. 30, 2017, Down 16%)  Doesn't like it, but still owns it. A high-quality name. We're close to breaking to new lows. The recent weakness is due to needing more funding for the WGL buy by spinning off Canadian operations. He's started a DRIP to compound returns. But if it continues to fall, he will take his lumps and sell. Pays a stable 9.5% dividend.

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Hap (Robert) Sn

Chief Port, Castlemoore Inc....

Price Price
$22.850
Owned Owned
Yes

DON'T BUY
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 13, 2018

Spin-off announced today. Markets didn't like their big US acquisition, so they are spinning off Canadian assets. The spin-off is the right strategic move, but it doesn't interest him to buy the stock. They're making up for past mistakes. 

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Spin-off announced today. Markets didn't like their big US acquisition, so they are spinning off Canadian assets. The spin-off is the right strategic move, but it doesn't interest him to buy the stock. They're making up for past mistakes. 

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Ryan Modesto

Managing P, 5i Research...

Price Price
$23.480
Owned Owned
Unknown

DON'T BUY
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 13, 2018

Announced a spin-off yesterday. He used to own it before they bought WGL. ALA is selling the family jewels to afford it. (He sold to get more pro-cyclical exposure.) He dodged a bullet. This is a debacle of corporate governance. The WGL deal took too long to close, expensive, levered up their balance sheet and got put on credit watch. Now, they're selling non-core assets. He has no confidence in the management and doesn't know if the dividend is safe.

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Announced a spin-off yesterday. He used to own it before they bought WGL. ALA is selling the family jewels to afford it. (He sold to get more pro-cyclical exposure.) He dodged a bullet. This is a debacle of corporate governance. The WGL deal took too long to close, expensive, levered up their balance sheet and got put on credit watch. Now, they're selling non-core assets. He has no confidence in the management and doesn't know if the dividend is safe.

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Senior VP , Goodreid Investment ...

Price Price
$23.480
Owned Owned
No

COMMENT
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 11, 2018

They did a big acquisition of a utility in the US and financed it with an equity issue and a bridging loan. They are making asset sales to repay the bridge loan. Of the 2 billion that they had to sell, they have sold off about 1.5 billion of assets so far. They expect to complete the asset sales by the end of the year. She expects them to be able to sustain the yield. She does not see much near-term growth. However, the company is still a little more leveraged than it would like, and it might offer more hybrid securities or do another equity offering to reduce its debt. She expects the completion of the asset sale process to be a positive on the stock. Yield 8.8%. 

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They did a big acquisition of a utility in the US and financed it with an equity issue and a bridging loan. They are making asset sales to repay the bridge loan. Of the 2 billion that they had to sell, they have sold off about 1.5 billion of assets so far. They expect to complete the asset sales by the end of the year. She expects them to be able to sustain the yield. She does not see much near-term growth. However, the company is still a little more leveraged than it would like, and it might offer more hybrid securities or do another equity offering to reduce its debt. She expects the completion of the asset sale process to be a positive on the stock. Yield 8.8%. 

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Christine Poole

CEO & Mana, GlobeInvest Capital ...

Price Price
$25.200
Owned Owned
No

HOLD
Altagas Ltd(ALA-T) 

September 10, 2018

They sold off a bunch of assets today.  The market is expressing sustainability of the dividend.  It has gone up today as a response, however.  Gas shares tend to do well this time of year.  Today's action is positive.  This is not a bad investment at this time.

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They sold off a bunch of assets today.  The market is expressing sustainability of the dividend.  It has gone up today as a response, however.  Gas shares tend to do well this time of year.  Today's action is positive.  This is not a bad investment at this time.

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Larry Berman CF

Chief Inve, ETF Capital Manageme...

Price Price
$24.340
Owned Owned
Unknown

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