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BUY
BUY
September 10, 2010
Lab and Imaging business. Made a US acquisition about 2 years ago that hasn’t worked out. Q1 had poor results due to economy and a harsh winter. 2nd quarter was a turnaround with margins up to 11%. Will convert to a corp and have set their dividend to $0.75.
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CML Healthcare (CLC-T)
September 10, 2010
Lab and Imaging business. Made a US acquisition about 2 years ago that hasn’t worked out. Q1 had poor results due to economy and a harsh winter. 2nd quarter was a turnaround with margins up to 11%. Will convert to a corp and have set their dividend to $0.75.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 10, 2010
Pulp prices have been coming down but this was off of record prices. Pulp inventories are gradually increasing. Coming off the best times so things might slow.
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Canfor Pulp Products (CFX-T)
September 10, 2010
Pulp prices have been coming down but this was off of record prices. Pulp inventories are gradually increasing. Coming off the best times so things might slow.
BUY
BUY
September 10, 2010
Holes and trenches for utilities and around the oil sands. Have corporate and franchisee trucks. Last quarter indicated things were turning around and was more positive. Cheap at 5X on a Price to Cash Flow basis. Conservative management.
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Badger Daylighting (BAD-T)
September 10, 2010
Holes and trenches for utilities and around the oil sands. Have corporate and franchisee trucks. Last quarter indicated things were turning around and was more positive. Cheap at 5X on a Price to Cash Flow basis. Conservative management.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 10, 2010
World’s oldest publishing/distribution, primarily children’s education and media. 1.17% yield but have potential to grow it 30%-50%. Will generate $100 million in free cash flow. Trades at about only 4.8X enterprise to cash flow. Strong balance sheet with virtually no debt.
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Scholastic Corp. (SCHL-Q)
September 10, 2010
World’s oldest publishing/distribution, primarily children’s education and media. 1.17% yield but have potential to grow it 30%-50%. Will generate $100 million in free cash flow. Trades at about only 4.8X enterprise to cash flow. Strong balance sheet with virtually no debt.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 10, 2010
Trucking and logistics. Know primarily for being in the oil field services in western Canada but are doing a lot of infrastructure work. Their Canadian de-watering unit is helping in cleaning of oil sands tailing ponds. Looking for dividend increases in the near term.
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Mullen Group Ltd (MTL-T)
September 10, 2010
Trucking and logistics. Know primarily for being in the oil field services in western Canada but are doing a lot of infrastructure work. Their Canadian de-watering unit is helping in cleaning of oil sands tailing ponds. Looking for dividend increases in the near term.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 10, 2010
Have interests in specialty and pay TV, radio and out-of-home billboard ads. Paying down debt and buying back shares. Good cash flow business.
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Astral Media (ACM.A-T)
September 10, 2010
Have interests in specialty and pay TV, radio and out-of-home billboard ads. Paying down debt and buying back shares. Good cash flow business.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
September 10, 2010
(A Top Pick Sept 17/09. Up 34.66%.) Took some profits but adds to it when it’s under $17. Good margins.
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Black Diamond Group (BDI-T)
September 10, 2010
(A Top Pick Sept 17/09. Up 34.66%.) Took some profits but adds to it when it’s under $17. Good margins.