Latest Expert Opinions

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Opinion
Expert
HOLD
HOLD
October 22, 2018

It is looking at getting a wider demographic and the US is a good place to go. There are costs with their listing in New York, but they don't have to worry about money. Things could go quiet in the cannabis sector for months.

Aurora Cannabis (ACB-T)
October 22, 2018

It is looking at getting a wider demographic and the US is a good place to go. There are costs with their listing in New York, but they don't have to worry about money. Things could go quiet in the cannabis sector for months.

Benj Gallander
President, Contra the Heard Investment Letter
Price
$11.420
Owned
No
COMMENT
COMMENT
October 22, 2018

Pipeline stocks can be good investments. Oil is going to keep on flowing. There will be pipeline expansion at some point. It is not of interest to him, however. Make sure you look carefully at the financials and political ramifications affecting the stock. It can be difficult to analyze it and come to clear conclusions.

TC Energy (TRP-T)
October 22, 2018

Pipeline stocks can be good investments. Oil is going to keep on flowing. There will be pipeline expansion at some point. It is not of interest to him, however. Make sure you look carefully at the financials and political ramifications affecting the stock. It can be difficult to analyze it and come to clear conclusions.

Benj Gallander
President, Contra the Heard Investment Letter
Price
$52.730
Owned
No
HOLD
HOLD
October 22, 2018

It has been one of his biggest losers. At this point it is an iffy company. He is holding it because he thinks there is some upside. They could get taken out still.

Rite Aid Corp. (RAD-N)
October 22, 2018

It has been one of his biggest losers. At this point it is an iffy company. He is holding it because he thinks there is some upside. They could get taken out still.

Benj Gallander
President, Contra the Heard Investment Letter
Price
$1.030
Owned
Yes
WATCH
WATCH
October 22, 2018

It is on his stock watch list. They are having difficulties in Africa. It is one of the favourite gold companies he does not own.

Kinross Gold (K-T)
October 22, 2018

It is on his stock watch list. They are having difficulties in Africa. It is one of the favourite gold companies he does not own.

Benj Gallander
President, Contra the Heard Investment Letter
Price
$3.690
Owned
No
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
October 22, 2018

It pays a good dividend. The financials are not too bad. Wage hikes might have hurt them. They have been doing takeovers. He is happy to hold it and might double down on it if it comes down much more.

Extendicare Inc (EXE-T)
October 22, 2018

It pays a good dividend. The financials are not too bad. Wage hikes might have hurt them. They have been doing takeovers. He is happy to hold it and might double down on it if it comes down much more.

Benj Gallander
President, Contra the Heard Investment Letter
Price
$7.380
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
October 22, 2018

It has not done very well. He also bought some of the preferreds. He thinks they are moving in the right direction. The dividend is pretty secure. They have a long way to go to complete their turnaround. There may be tax loss selling at the end of the year but many have already taken their loss.

Transalta Corp (TA-T)
October 22, 2018

It has not done very well. He also bought some of the preferreds. He thinks they are moving in the right direction. The dividend is pretty secure. They have a long way to go to complete their turnaround. There may be tax loss selling at the end of the year but many have already taken their loss.

Benj Gallander
President, Contra the Heard Investment Letter
Price
$7.240
Owned
Yes
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
October 22, 2018

They had over $3 Billion in debt but it is down to $408 Million due to them selling off a lot of assets. They had to hedge to survive and they all come off in the new year. The company loses money quarter after quarter, but that could change. There is huge insider buying. A major property of theirs came in on time and under budget.

Obsidian Energy (OBE-T)
October 22, 2018

They had over $3 Billion in debt but it is down to $408 Million due to them selling off a lot of assets. They had to hedge to survive and they all come off in the new year. The company loses money quarter after quarter, but that could change. There is huge insider buying. A major property of theirs came in on time and under budget.

Benj Gallander
President, Contra the Heard Investment Letter
Price
$1.020
Owned
Yes