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Browse all public companies recently chosen as top picks by stock experts. Read the daily stock experts opinions and stock predictions.

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Opinion
Expert
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July 18, 2019
Bears say it's expensive, but he likes it right here, right now. New product offerings. If management can turn Tim's around, this thing can really go. Not economically sensitive. Yield is 2.81%. (Analysts’ price target is $96.63)
Bears say it's expensive, but he likes it right here, right now. New product offerings. If management can turn Tim's around, this thing can really go. Not economically sensitive. Yield is 2.81%. (Analysts’ price target is $96.63)
Greg Newman
Director & Portfolio Manager, Scotia Wealth Management
Price
$95.320
Owned
Yes
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July 18, 2019
Not economically sensitive. Trading at the top of the range, but growth is the same, so the PEG ratio is 1. Good product, and they can grow via acquisitions. Yield is 2.42%. (Analysts’ price target is $123.92)
Not economically sensitive. Trading at the top of the range, but growth is the same, so the PEG ratio is 1. Good product, and they can grow via acquisitions. Yield is 2.42%. (Analysts’ price target is $123.92)
Greg Newman
Director & Portfolio Manager, Scotia Wealth Management
Price
$125.720
Owned
Yes
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July 18, 2019
They just beat. Cheap name. Compelling on a price to growth basis. If Fed lowers, headwinds should become tailwinds. Play on the cycle lasting longer. Yield is 2.84%. (Analysts’ price target is $80.88)
CitiGroup (C-N)
July 18, 2019
They just beat. Cheap name. Compelling on a price to growth basis. If Fed lowers, headwinds should become tailwinds. Play on the cycle lasting longer. Yield is 2.84%. (Analysts’ price target is $80.88)
Greg Newman
Director & Portfolio Manager, Scotia Wealth Management
Price
$71.790
Owned
Yes
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July 17, 2019
A diversified drugmaker that generates consistent returns. Patent declines are offset by a deep pipeline of new drugs from acquisitions. Also boast and organic R&D. MRK pays an attractive yield and has a decent balance sheet. Positive developments continue from Keytruda, an immuno-oncology therapy. MRK trades at 15x earnings. (Analysts’ price target is $91.73)
A diversified drugmaker that generates consistent returns. Patent declines are offset by a deep pipeline of new drugs from acquisitions. Also boast and organic R&D. MRK pays an attractive yield and has a decent balance sheet. Positive developments continue from Keytruda, an immuno-oncology therapy. MRK trades at 15x earnings. (Analysts’ price target is $91.73)
Paul MacDonald
Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager, Harvest Portfolios Group
Price
$81.920
Owned
Yes
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July 17, 2019
A higher-risk/return play. This biotech has several core products generating good free cash flow. They’re partnering with Sanofi on Dupixent to treatment severe atopic dermatitis and potentially severe asthma. They also have another drug to treat specific eye diseases. REGN boasts various late-stage drug trials. Regeneron is a new Top Pick for us, driven by the valuation having compressed significantly on concerns over U.S. Medicare Part B drug pricing policy proposals. We believe these are more than reflected in the current price.Their dermatitis drug is getting traction. This stock has been beat up for the wrong reasons. This (Analysts’ price target is $389.38)
A higher-risk/return play. This biotech has several core products generating good free cash flow. They’re partnering with Sanofi on Dupixent to treatment severe atopic dermatitis and potentially severe asthma. They also have another drug to treat specific eye diseases. REGN boasts various late-stage drug trials. Regeneron is a new Top Pick for us, driven by the valuation having compressed significantly on concerns over U.S. Medicare Part B drug pricing policy proposals. We believe these are more than reflected in the current price.Their dermatitis drug is getting traction. This stock has been beat up for the wrong reasons. This (Analysts’ price target is $389.38)
Paul MacDonald
Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager, Harvest Portfolios Group
Price
$299.420
Owned
Yes
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July 17, 2019
They report tomorrow. UnitedHealth the largest health insurer in the U.S. It has diversified operations. They acquired of pharmacy benefits manager, Catamaran, that'll give them competitive positioning. No matter who wins the next U.S. election, U.S. healthcare will still need UNH's business. (Analysts’ price target is $291.44)
They report tomorrow. UnitedHealth the largest health insurer in the U.S. It has diversified operations. They acquired of pharmacy benefits manager, Catamaran, that'll give them competitive positioning. No matter who wins the next U.S. election, U.S. healthcare will still need UNH's business. (Analysts’ price target is $291.44)
Paul MacDonald
Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager, Harvest Portfolios Group
Price
$266.650
Owned
Yes
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July 17, 2019
Following the Conoco acquisition, he vowed to not own this. He bought it in June as their asset sales have done well. There has been a good change in investor sentiment. They have 100,000 bpd contracted by rail and another 300,000 bpd by pipeline. They are generating great free cash flow as they are now in harvest mode after a few years of capital expenditures. Yield 1.63% (Analysts’ price target is $14.89)
Following the Conoco acquisition, he vowed to not own this. He bought it in June as their asset sales have done well. There has been a good change in investor sentiment. They have 100,000 bpd contracted by rail and another 300,000 bpd by pipeline. They are generating great free cash flow as they are now in harvest mode after a few years of capital expenditures. Yield 1.63% (Analysts’ price target is $14.89)
Dennis da Silva
Managing Director & Sr Portfolio Manager, Middlefield Capital Ltd.
Price
$12.370
Owned
Yes
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July 17, 2019
An internmediate mid-stream company. Over the next three years they are have several new projects coming on line. A sizable gas plant came onstream in May and will ramp up volumes in the second half of the year. An octane plant is also coming online. They announced another pipeline project in the Montney and Duvernay areas into their hub assets. He expects a 10% annual increase in earnings through to 2022. Yield 5.11% (Analysts’ price target is $39.34)
Keyera Corp (KEY-T)
July 17, 2019
An internmediate mid-stream company. Over the next three years they are have several new projects coming on line. A sizable gas plant came onstream in May and will ramp up volumes in the second half of the year. An octane plant is also coming online. They announced another pipeline project in the Montney and Duvernay areas into their hub assets. He expects a 10% annual increase in earnings through to 2022. Yield 5.11% (Analysts’ price target is $39.34)
Dennis da Silva
Managing Director & Sr Portfolio Manager, Middlefield Capital Ltd.
Price
$35.160
Owned
Yes
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July 17, 2019
Brookfield has been very interested in this palladium mining operation in Northern Ontario. It has become a good cash flow generator. It trades at half the value of a typical precious metal mining operation, has no debt, and is expanding it production by 30% by 2021. Margins are 40% and will likely rise to 60%. Free cash flow will grow to its current market cap, he expects. Yield 2.76% (Analysts’ price target is $18.00)
Brookfield has been very interested in this palladium mining operation in Northern Ontario. It has become a good cash flow generator. It trades at half the value of a typical precious metal mining operation, has no debt, and is expanding it production by 30% by 2021. Margins are 40% and will likely rise to 60%. Free cash flow will grow to its current market cap, he expects. Yield 2.76% (Analysts’ price target is $18.00)
Dennis da Silva
Managing Director & Sr Portfolio Manager, Middlefield Capital Ltd.
Price
$15.080
Owned
Yes
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July 16, 2019
He does not think the dividend will be cut, unless commodity values drop sharply or they decide to use capital to buy back shares. They have a huge undeveloped land holding position. The management team is building the company for the next decade. He has faith in them. Yield 9.23%. (Analysts’ price target is $11.37)
He does not think the dividend will be cut, unless commodity values drop sharply or they decide to use capital to buy back shares. They have a huge undeveloped land holding position. The management team is building the company for the next decade. He has faith in them. Yield 9.23%. (Analysts’ price target is $11.37)
Ryan Bushell
President, Newhaven Asset Management
Price
$6.580
Owned
Yes
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July 16, 2019
They are building a petrochemical facility in Alberta and the market is a bit nervous. This is creating a good buying opportunity. You are getting paid to wait for the project to add a further $5-$10 per share capital appreciation. Yield 7.62% (Analysts’ price target is $24.27)
They are building a petrochemical facility in Alberta and the market is a bit nervous. This is creating a good buying opportunity. You are getting paid to wait for the project to add a further $5-$10 per share capital appreciation. Yield 7.62% (Analysts’ price target is $24.27)
Ryan Bushell
President, Newhaven Asset Management
Price
$22.560
Owned
Yes
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July 16, 2019
This is the cheapest of the Canadian banks. It is too cheap to ignore at these levels. Yield 5.47% (Analysts’ price target is $115.00)
This is the cheapest of the Canadian banks. It is too cheap to ignore at these levels. Yield 5.47% (Analysts’ price target is $115.00)
Ryan Bushell
President, Newhaven Asset Management
Price
$102.340
Owned
Yes
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July 16, 2019
He just bought it. It bottomed in 2018 is now consolidating. It shows signs of breaking out. He's also bullish on the Euro, driven by likely stimulus in Europe.
He just bought it. It bottomed in 2018 is now consolidating. It shows signs of breaking out. He's also bullish on the Euro, driven by likely stimulus in Europe.
Keith Richards
Portfolio Manager, ValueTrend Wealth Management
Price
$27.710
Owned
Yes
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July 16, 2019
The chart has big swings but definite patterns. It will likely reach low-$700's again. Great to own for the coming year. (Analysts’ price target is $762.34)
The chart has big swings but definite patterns. It will likely reach low-$700's again. Great to own for the coming year. (Analysts’ price target is $762.34)
Keith Richards
Portfolio Manager, ValueTrend Wealth Management
Price
$624.050
Owned
Yes
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July 16, 2019
They will be rangbound and are defensive. A good summertime play. Have REITs in your portfolio for the dividend and defensiveness. He aims to make 5% over the next few months.
They will be rangbound and are defensive. A good summertime play. Have REITs in your portfolio for the dividend and defensiveness. He aims to make 5% over the next few months.
Keith Richards
Portfolio Manager, ValueTrend Wealth Management
Price
$47.990
Owned
Yes
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