Their gas focus helps offset oil’s plunge

BIRCHCLIFF ENERGY $9.05 (Toronto symbol BIR; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (403-261-6401; www.birchcliffenergy.com; Shares outstanding: 152.2 million; Market cap: $1.4 billion; No dividends paid) develops, produces and explores for oil and gas, mainly in the Peace River Arch area near the Alberta/B.C. border. About 84% of its… Read More

DELPHI ENERGY $1.40 – Toronto symbol DEE

DELPHI ENERGY $1.40 (Toronto symbol DEE; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative)(403-265-6171; www.delphienergy.ca; Shares outstanding: 155.4 million; Market cap: $217.6 million; No dividends paid) develops, produces and explores for oil and natural gas. About 67% of its output is gas. The remaining 33% is oil.

In the three months… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, November 28, 2014

REITMANS (CANADA) LTD., $5.94, symbol RET.A on Toronto, is shutting down its underperforming Smart Set chain. Over the next 18 months, it will close 31 locations and convert the other 76 to other banners, including Reitmans or Penningtons (plus-sizes).

The closures will result in a $2.2-million… Read More

Timely production hikes benefit these two

BIRCHCLIFF ENERGY $11.92 (Toronto symbol BIR; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (403-261-6401; www.birchcliffenergy.com; Shares outstanding: 145.9 million; Market cap: $1.7 billion; No dividends paid) develops, produces and explores for oil and gas, mainly in the Peace River Arch area near the Alberta/B.C. border. About 83% of its… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, August 15, 2014

MITEL NETWORKS, $10.80, symbol MNW on Toronto, has reported its second quarter of results that include Aastra Technologies, a Stock Pickers Digest recommendation Mitel acquired in a friendly takeover on January 31, 2014. Aastra shareholders received cash and Mitel shares.

During the quarter, Mitel’s revenue rose… Read More

DELPHI ENERGY $4.27 – Toronto symbol DEE

DELPHI ENERGY $4.27 (Toronto symbol DEE; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (403-265-6171; www.delphienergy.ca; Shares outstanding: 155.2 million; Market cap: $670.6 million; No dividends paid) develops, produces and explores for oil and natural gas. About 67% of its output is gas. The remaining 33% is oil.

In the three… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, June 20, 2014

RUBY TUESDAY INC., $7.48, symbol RT on New York, posted a smaller loss in the latest quarter as it continues to close unprofitable restaurants. It’s also moving its remaining locations back to their roots, serving reasonably priced food in a bar-and-grill atmosphere.

However, Ruby Tuesday continues… Read More

Buy Delphi, hold on to Trilogy

TRILOGY ENERGY CORP. $28.59 (Toronto symbol TET; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (403-290-2900; www.trilogyenergy.com; Shares outstanding: 99.5 million; Market cap: $3.6 billion; Dividend yield: 1.5%) owns oil and gas properties in central Alberta’s Kaybob and Grande Prairie areas. About 61% of Trilogy’s production is natural gas. The… Read More

DELPHI ENERGY $3.34 – Toronto symbol DEE

DELPHI ENERGY $3.34 (Toronto symbol DEE; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (403-265-6171; www.delphienergy.ca; Shares outstanding: 154.4 million; Market cap: $529.7 million; No dividends paid) develops, produces and explores for oil and natural gas. About 72% of its output is gas. The remaining 28% is oil.

In the three… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, March 21, 2014

CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORP., $24.67, symbol CHK on New York, is preparing to spin off its oil-field services division into a separate, publicly traded company. The new firm would be called Seventy Seven Energy and would trade under the SSE symbol.

Chesapeake would then hand out all… Read More