Latest Expert Opinions

Signal
Opinion
Expert
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
October 14, 2010
Just opened a stand-alone “Joe Fresh” clothing store. One store is not going to change things but some of their new formats look very interesting. His concern with food stores in general is that we are still in a price war environment and deflationary environment. Not cheap.
Loblaw Companies Ltd (L-T)
October 14, 2010
Just opened a stand-alone “Joe Fresh” clothing store. One store is not going to change things but some of their new formats look very interesting. His concern with food stores in general is that we are still in a price war environment and deflationary environment. Not cheap.
Don Lato
President, Padlock Investment Management
Price
$40.580
Owned
Unknown
HOLD
HOLD
October 14, 2010
Use it as a warrant on the market and will trade up and down with it because of its exposure to some of its long dated annuities. Looking for better markets into 2011 so would continue to Hold.
Manulife Financial (MFC-T)
October 14, 2010
Use it as a warrant on the market and will trade up and down with it because of its exposure to some of its long dated annuities. Looking for better markets into 2011 so would continue to Hold.
Don Lato
President, Padlock Investment Management
Price
$12.380
Owned
Yes
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
October 14, 2010
New CEO. Very cheap stock. Still too many problems and too much change at the company.
Hewlett-Packard Co (HPQ-N)
October 14, 2010
New CEO. Very cheap stock. Still too many problems and too much change at the company.
Don Lato
President, Padlock Investment Management
Price
$42.130
Owned
Unknown
BUY
BUY
October 14, 2010
With the US drilling moratorium in the Gulf now lifted, still sees a lot more to come. Has earning power of $8-$9 a share. Could easily move back into the mid-$70’s or $80’s in 6-12 months.
Transocean Inc. (RIG-N)
October 14, 2010
With the US drilling moratorium in the Gulf now lifted, still sees a lot more to come. Has earning power of $8-$9 a share. Could easily move back into the mid-$70’s or $80’s in 6-12 months.
Don Lato
President, Padlock Investment Management
Price
$66.680
Owned
Yes