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PARTIAL BUY

Hold or maybe buy more. It is dominant in electrical transformers. Businesses overseas are starting to turn around. Their end markets are all doing very well right now. It should do well over the next few years. It checks a lot of the boxes for him.

electrical / electronic
HOLD

It has been a great turnaround story. They paid down a bunch of debt. It is a stable business. Everything is going well, but there has been some recent political turmoil and is creating an overhang on the company. It is hard to know how it is going to play out.

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS
BUY

He generally likes the restaurant royalty business. The one issue has been the rise in minimum wage. Generally restaurants are raising prices to offset the minimum wages. The long term trend is good in the industry is good.

investment companies / funds
PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick Aug 29/17, Up 49%) They are going to expand the acquisition and are one of the top 3 or 4 scratch ticket printers in the world. He thinks the long term outlook is good and management own a lot of stock.

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS
PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick Aug 29/17, Up 1%) It is a good underlying business but got caught up in the trade wars. He sold it. He continues to follow this business and might repurchase if the trade wars calm down.

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS
PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick Aug 29/17, Down 46%) He sold earlier in the year. They have a fair amount of debt and people thought they had monopolies but recently there were a couple of cases with licenses being awarded to other groups like first nations. Investors got worried about the balance sheet.

Financial Services
WATCH

Their Avista take over approval is being delayed. Doug Ford fired the board and a new one is coming in. He was disappointed to see this happen. The underlying assets in the business are pretty good. There is controversy to see what happens with the new management coming in. This one could present an opportunity for investors in the future.

electrical utilities