Many resources and ETFs are hitting their 52-week high again this week. Notably, Metro, who is reporting their earnings this week, is once again on the best performer’s list! Energy was hit hard last year, but Enbridge is once again on it’s 52-week high. The notable big losers are Bellatrix and SNC Lavalin hitting their 52-week low.
Here’s this week’s 52-week high and lows of securities listed on Stockchase:
Here’s this week’s 52-week highs stocks ….
The 3rd largest holding in his portfolio. They have seen the mines in Turkey and were impressed. The area is a danger zone with recent fighting and the stock has taken a hit. The mine is far enough away from the fighting so he thinks it will not be impacted. He paid just over $2…
$20B market cap that operates in N Ontario and California. A very big free cash flow yield. Earnings, sales are both up nicely. They are undertaking a new drilling program that could potentially offer high grade underground deposits. A potential 10-17% upside. (Analysts’ price target is $79.82)
There is no dividend. Sales are up but earnings are less negative rather than positive. Earnings growth forecast for this year is zero.
Doesn’t particularly like the deposit. Very speculative. It’s all over the map. There are safer names out there.
They had a sound model on where the gold was and now they found more. The management team are great. They are in Northern Mexico. He thinks the permit will not be an issue. It is at a very high multiple due to their silver assets.
They just partnered with a private equity group. The company is now 45% owned by private equity. They completed their first pour in the Yukon and are moving towards commercial production. The problem is the private equity partner will have a lot of say in the operations. This will keep him out as an investor.
Good management team. A little expensive at this price, relative to the state of the project. Would nibble away on any weakness. Be patient.
It's a 10 cent stock, when even the big companies aren't doing well. If you like it, sure go ahead. But there's nothing he can add.
The operate gold and copper mines in Bulgaria and Namibia. Earnings up 80% YOY, and boast a 9.2% free cash flow yield. Cash flow to grow 74% in 2020 and 17% in 2021. Price-to-cash flow is 5.9x. ROE expected this year is 21%. (Analysts’ price target is $9.23)
The go-to gold stock. They don't mine, but are a royalty company of gold (and other precious metals) miners. As the price of gold rises, miners drill more and more royalties FNV receives--this is crucial. Operates on a strong business model. FNV outperforms the gold mining index in 9 out of 12 years. (Analysts’ price…
(A Top Pick Jan 30/19, Up 85%) They have the market's attention. Later this year there is the decision whether they start up an older mine that has been mothballed for a while.
(A Top Pick July 3/15. Down 43.04%.) Sold his holdings at around $5.50, and lost money. Their business continues to grow, and this is one that he continues to watch. There is lots of promise here.
(A Top Pick Jul 30/19, Up 12%) Death, taxes and garbage are life's certainties. He's long owned this. WCN continues to do well, though there will be softness from commercial activity, though consider all the cardboard boxes from Amazon deliveries. Still a good company. Well-managed.
They have been getting away from oil and gas work and more toward infrastructure. They have hydro-vac trucks to excavate so crews can get in and work on gas lines and so on. He got stopped out in March. He would have no trouble buying them back. They are quite well run.
CAE Inc (CAE-T) TSE
It holds mostly retail that contains Sobeys and is 40% in the east coast. Empire owns 40% of this. Last week's Q2 results were below expectations due to high debt. Rent collection was 93% in July, which is positive. New buildings will be mixed-use, which is positive but COVID has delayed and made the costs…
He is a big fan of this company and likes their management team. Their own risk management tolerance is low. A lot of buildings in Toronto and Vancouver, but they also hold office space in tight markets. They find older buildings and turn into nice new spaces. The balance sheet is healthy.
She likes the industrial REITs. They just started acquiring in Europe, but the industrial market is competitive globally. Occupancy has hit a 3-year low at 93% though. They collect rent well and have raised capital recently. This will continue to struggle and they are paying out a lot to maintain its dividend.
(A Top Pick Feb 12/19, Up 32%) Scotiabank just announced a $13.75 target. Managers own about 10% of shares. There's good industrial rent growth in Toronto and Montreal. Vacancy rates are rock-bottom low.
Lots of GTA multi-use with commercial too. With REIT that have commercial exposure, it's hard to see what they are doing. He would prefer warehouse REITs or grocery anchored REITs.
(A Top Pick Jun 14/18, Up 59%) It is another example of an undervalued tech company in Canada. It was taken out by MS-N just over a month ago.
Allan Tong’s Discover Picks In Q2, Granite collected 99% of its rents. Their balance sheet is in good shape and pays a robust 3.83% dividend yield, based on a payout ratio of 46%. Granite has climbed far from the trough of $40.77 at the mid-March bottom to hover below $76 currently and near its price…
The only REIT that focuses on the cannabis space. The company should trade at a premium to its NAV so it can go out and purchase more assets. It recently raised equity and has no debt so it is in a good spot. You'd have to own it based on its growth profile.
You are looking at quality assets in a quality sector. It is trading at quite a discount to NAV. It has a young portfolio. Every time a tenant leaves their suite you have to put in dollars and the older the building the more you have to put in. He owns it and has been…
It is a subject of a takeover and you might consider holding it until the close of the take out transaction. You could also move to another apartment REIT. Your upside is capped from here with NVU.UN-T.
A hold. A tiny REIT with a yield that is too high to sustain. They did a portfolio acquisition of retail mall space in Quebec -- the wrong asset at the wrong time.
This was spin out of Loblaw in 2018. It has a large development pipeline in mixed use in great areas that will take 10-20 years to complete. So, there's long growth. Debt is too high for her tastes and expects them to come to market for capital. Choice has held in fairly well, benefitting from…
Involved in nonstandard automobile/motorcycle insurance as well as home insurance. BV of around $14.37 but Tangible Book is $13.50. No debt. Overly capitalized by over $35 million. Stable management. Basically Canadian, but their big driver is Europe. 25%-30% growth. Will probably earn about $1.30 next year. Have an option of putting in a dividend, free…
(A Top Pick Sep 17/19, Down 52%) A diversified REIT. This is one they ended up selling. Their mall portfolio has suffered. He was afraid the dividend would come under pressure. Getting access to capital is tough for them.
Bond-like, they're very good at mezzanine and commercial lending. They distribute what they get and are conservatively balanced (balance sheet). They know their markets. It's like a mortgage-lending situation. They earn 7% rates of return, no more or less. A very stable investment, acting like a bond proxy. (Analysts’ price target is $9.96)
It's a real estate play on medical facilities in the US. It was overleveraged a few years ago, then COVID declined their business, which are non-essential surgeries. But they're still profitable and paying dividends. He sees upside.
She owns another name in food retailing/grocers, who have benefitted from strong same-store sales growth, though this growth will moderate as economies open up more and eat out more. All retailers are increasing digital shopping and home delivery, though. It's a competitive space. All names have benefitted from the pandemic, but Empire doesn't offer much…
You want defensive stocks right now. Big thing is Jean Coutu, and integration will create earnings and cash flow growth. More difficult issue is how to expand that brand beyond Quebec, and this is already priced into the stock. A defensive name, and you can do quite well. Yield is 1.7%.
(A Top Pick Sep 30/19, Down 22%) People are not going to restaurants because of coronavirus. He is very cautious with all stocks related to entertainment, including restaurants and shopping malls. There won't be a quick snap back in the restaurant sector.
It's been on a tear for the last 6-8 weeks due to a surge on at-home demand. He likes it. They operate at close to cash flow and break-even. They invest a lot in their distribution. Layer in purchases in the coming 6-8 weeks. The momentum is there, and there's opportunity to expand their grocery…
Pre-COVIC, he saw that tech was going to pop, and now the puck is heading to boring value names, like Quebecor. Has an 11% growth rate and trades at 12.6x 2021. Its a very cheap telco and have a lot of cash to return to shareholders and raise the dividend if they wish. Their wireless…
(A Top Pick Oct 18/19, Down 11%) Disappointing short-term. Growth, reasonable valuation, free cash, dividend. Still a decent growth story. Great assets, especially if the Cogeco deal goes through.
BCE Inc. (BCE-T) TSE
The dividend is safe. All telcos are good at increasing their dividend yearly. BCE pays 5.9%. She buys this below $55. A solid income stock.
Junior company that is basically raising money to explore for uranium. Sometimes takes years to find a deposit. Have to be patient. Some interesting prospects in the Athabascan basin. Pretty strong drill program for the first half of 2008. On negative days, you could pick some up for a short-term trade.(Buy uranium stocks when uranium…
Enbridge (ENB-T) TSE
She owns this Pembina and Enbridge among pipeline. ENB is more defensive since it's the largest transporter of crude oil and natural gas in North America. Over 95% of what they move is under long-term take-or-pay contracts. Their yield is under 8% at a 60% payout ratio, so safe. It maintained its guidance even during…
Route 1 Inc. (ROI-X) TSXV
The business allows a USB device to reach into a database. Many of the clients were US military and security agencies. A recent acquisition gives them good forward prospects.
It has been on fire this year (up 30%). Hydro Quebec is buying 10% of the stock. He would stay on the sidelines since it has rallied just based on a strategic alliance with Hydro Quebec.
A regulated utility and they make green energy. 90% of revenues come from the U.S. It's defensive with a visible cash flow. Their renewable business is supported by long-term contracts. The 4.5% dividend is safe and will continue to rise. AQN recently raised $1 billion to fund their capital program this year into next. They've…
She likes this. EMA made an acquisition in Florida. The dividend is safe and should grow in the single digits. Utilities are a great space for income investors. She owns peers including AQN.
Here’s this week’s 52-week low stocks ….
Debt concerns? BXE took bankruptcy protection when debt became too much. There is no equity value in it any longer. Companies that have debt that matures in 2020 or 2021 will have issues. He sees no issues with BIR or TVE on this topic. The new Federal relief program for large companies may be difficult…
Natural gas? The outlook for natural gas has improved as associated production has impacted by shut in oil production. He is not fond of PEY as they have covenant violations (that should be worked out). He has others he prefers.
Right now, you want to focus on oil over gas, and in the small to mid cap space. He's always struggled with owning this. Highly leveraged. There are better opportunities. It's going to be a laggard. For now, you want to be in name brand companies.
This had been on his Short List of about 10 companies. There is absolutely nothing wrong with it. He thinks you could get an 8%-10% rate of return. It just didn’t seem to have that key catalyst driver that could make it exciting. (See Top Picks.)
Owned it a few years ago and cut his losses. Now, cut your losses. This business is struggling as an asset manager, specifically to retain and attract new clients. Also, their key managers, including the CEO, have been leaving. They won't generate much in performance fees, which has been an attraction for investors in the…
🛢 Basic Materials
Sees no change to the dividend theory. The 3 Irish business millionaires actually control the company and are holding it long-term for the dividends. The company has some costs going on disadvantaging it. The diamond sector itself has not produced really stellar performance. This is a “wait and see”.
On the sidelines until the CEO impresses him; he's having implementation challenges. He's staying on the sidelines for now. Great CEO though.
(Past top pick March 6, 2018, Down 57%) When he bought it, he was interested in their copper play in Mexico. Since then, they had a big investment from Newcrest Mining. AMX has split into two companies, including Azucar. AMX is now the prospect generator. He owns them both. That transaction took a long time…
A large continental deposit, but there are political problems in Colombia. Are also concerns over cost overruns, can be managed. Worth buying overall.
Newmont took a position last year and surprised many at PDAC. Newmont is doing a joint venture on Goldstrike's Plateau property in the Yukon at a 90+% premium. Newmont is active and keen.
They had a lousy quarter. The stock is too cheap now. A small market cap company--caveat. There's a lot of exploration upside. Their earlier quarters beat expectations. They're in the penalty box, but they will recover.
Their deposit in Peru looks very attractive. It's large and has good grade. There is a significant amount of oxide material. A lot of upside potential.
(A Top Pick Jan 05/18, Down 86%) He sold out of this when it became apparent oil prices were not going to finish above $70 per barrel by year end. He sold out around $6.50. Demand for frac-sand is down and their is greater competition in the US. Spending plans have declined in Canada as…
He owns under 10% of this company. A Quebec juice company bought 20% of this and plan to increase distribution of their wines across Canada. Bar sales and winery visits are down, but online sales are through the roof and so are Ontario liquor store sales, topping Ontario wine sales. Future distribution expansion will bode…
He would like to see a couple of good quarters out from them. It is thinly traded. You have to be prepared to watch it quarter by quarter.
Doesn't know this company. Loves the space. Names with a good name, like "green" move well. They produce organic foods, and people are looking to eat healthier. Fancy name. Fancy products.
Payout ratio is 56%. Sales are declining by 25% and earnings have fallen by 67%. He would be cautious and would look elsewhere. Yield 13%
Good company. In some interesting spaces in terms of hormonal stuff. They are on the search for a Viagra for women. The numbers into 2016 are looking pretty good. He wants to see one or 2 more quarters, but if they keep doing things the way they are, it is a name he would be…
Infrastructure will be build over the next 3-5 years. He has a model price of $18.50 -- about 14% lower than market. He is focusing on US asset plays.
Where you talk about a bear or bull ETF that is levered, they have no future. You are supposed to trade them on a day to day basis or possible a weekly basis. They are guaranteed to lose over the long term because of the way the gains are translated over night. These are a…
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