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TOP PICK
September 10, 2020
Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly The company is a regional bank and trust company operating in Pennsylvania. It’s recently posted earnings and stock price put the PE at 12.5, well under sector and market levels. It is also trading at less than 70% of book value. Earnings for 2021 are expected to grow by over 40%. We like the dividend yield, which has only a 65% payout ratio. We would trade this with a $14 stop-loss. Yield 5.07% (Analysts’ price target is $19.75)
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Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly The company is a regional bank and trust company operating in Pennsylvania. It’s recently posted earnings and stock price put the PE at 12.5, well under sector and market levels. It is also trading at less than 70% of book value. Earnings for 2021 are expected to grow by over 40%. We like the dividend yield, which has only a 65% payout ratio. We would trade this with a $14 stop-loss. Yield 5.07% (Analysts’ price target is $19.75)
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 10, 2020
Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly MTG provides mortgage insurance in the US, Puerto Rico and Guam. The company released an operational update to end-August indicating the inventory of delinquent loans continues to decrease, with the % of new delinquency notices dropping by over 25% since June. It trades at 69% of book value and EPS is expected to grow to $1.50 per share from $1.44 this year. While still levered to an economic recovery, we make this a Top Pick. The yield is supported by a payout ratio of less than 10% of cash flow. We would trade buy this with a $7.00 stop-loss. Yield 2.69% (Analysts’ price target is $12.43)
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MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG-N)
September 10, 2020
Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly MTG provides mortgage insurance in the US, Puerto Rico and Guam. The company released an operational update to end-August indicating the inventory of delinquent loans continues to decrease, with the % of new delinquency notices dropping by over 25% since June. It trades at 69% of book value and EPS is expected to grow to $1.50 per share from $1.44 this year. While still levered to an economic recovery, we make this a Top Pick. The yield is supported by a payout ratio of less than 10% of cash flow. We would trade buy this with a $7.00 stop-loss. Yield 2.69% (Analysts’ price target is $12.43)
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 10, 2020
Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly The company provides personal and commercial residential insurance through the Atlantic coast and Alabama and expanding into Mississippi. Recent annual earnings showed a 10% increase in revenues and EPS has grown to $0.42 per share from a 2019 average of $0.02. Analysts look for EPS to grow over 40% next year. It trades at 83% of book value. It pays a small dividend that is well supported by cashflow. We would trade this with a $11.50 stop-loss. Yield 1.94% (Analysts’ price target is $17.00)
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Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly The company provides personal and commercial residential insurance through the Atlantic coast and Alabama and expanding into Mississippi. Recent annual earnings showed a 10% increase in revenues and EPS has grown to $0.42 per share from a 2019 average of $0.02. Analysts look for EPS to grow over 40% next year. It trades at 83% of book value. It pays a small dividend that is well supported by cashflow. We would trade this with a $11.50 stop-loss. Yield 1.94% (Analysts’ price target is $17.00)
BUY
BUY
September 10, 2020
Consolidation in pipelines coming? No, not likely. There are ENB and Transcanada which dominate this space, plus regional players like Pembina. There was a flurry of M&A three years ago, but he doesn't see that appetite now. ENB has been shaking off non-core assets to reduce debt and strengthen their balance sheet. ENB is recession-resilient. Today, they finally got approval to reopen their line in Michigan. Expect modest organic growth in their gas business. Their renewables are small, but growth and are important for the future--pay attention to this. Finally, the biggest catalyst is the line 3 replacement. Pays a 7.8% yield.
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Enbridge (ENB-T)
September 10, 2020
Consolidation in pipelines coming? No, not likely. There are ENB and Transcanada which dominate this space, plus regional players like Pembina. There was a flurry of M&A three years ago, but he doesn't see that appetite now. ENB has been shaking off non-core assets to reduce debt and strengthen their balance sheet. ENB is recession-resilient. Today, they finally got approval to reopen their line in Michigan. Expect modest organic growth in their gas business. Their renewables are small, but growth and are important for the future--pay attention to this. Finally, the biggest catalyst is the line 3 replacement. Pays a 7.8% yield.
SELL
SELL
September 10, 2020
It's small, illiquid, not profitable with a terrible chart.
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Baylin Technologies (BYL-T)
September 10, 2020
It's small, illiquid, not profitable with a terrible chart.
BUY
BUY
September 10, 2020

A safe dividend payer. ENB also. Likes its stable contracts and cash flows, and is a leader in renewable projects in Asia, Europe and North America so it's geographically diverse. Good. Also pays a healthy dividend around 3-4%. In the past year, renewable stocks have been a bullseye for investors as ESG gathers strength.

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Northland Power Inc (NPI-T)
September 10, 2020

A safe dividend payer. ENB also. Likes its stable contracts and cash flows, and is a leader in renewable projects in Asia, Europe and North America so it's geographically diverse. Good. Also pays a healthy dividend around 3-4%. In the past year, renewable stocks have been a bullseye for investors as ESG gathers strength.

PARTIAL BUY
PARTIAL BUY
September 10, 2020
Money flows from cyclicals to defense if a vaccine comes in 2021? Residential property REITS have been resilient in the REIT space. Likes and respects this company. The bigger secular stories are demographics, immigration and urbanization. CAP managers have executed well for many years. Short-term, this is low beta. So, if there's a massive recovery (via a vaccine), money will flow from REITS like this as well as tech. But long-term, this is a proven value creator.
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Money flows from cyclicals to defense if a vaccine comes in 2021? Residential property REITS have been resilient in the REIT space. Likes and respects this company. The bigger secular stories are demographics, immigration and urbanization. CAP managers have executed well for many years. Short-term, this is low beta. So, if there's a massive recovery (via a vaccine), money will flow from REITS like this as well as tech. But long-term, this is a proven value creator.