NGD builds a mine; YRI readies for a spinoff

NEW GOLD $3.86 (Toronto symbol NGD; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (888-315-9715; www.newgold.com; Shares outstanding: 508.9 million; Market cap: $2.1 billion; No dividends paid) has four mines: the Mesquite project in the U.S., Cerro San Pedro in Mexico, the Peak mine in Australia and the New Afton… Read More

YAMANA GOLD $4.67 – Toronto symbol YRI

YAMANA GOLD $4.67 (Toronto symbol YRI; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative)(416-815-0220; www.yamana.com; Shares outstanding: 941.5 million; Market cap: $4.4 billion; Dividend yield: 1.6%) owns eight operating gold mines in Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. It also holds a 12.5% stake in the Alumbrera copper/gold mine in Argentina… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, May 01, 2015

TEMPUR SEALY INTERNATIONAL INC., $61.35, symbol TPX on New York, makes and distributes mattresses and neck pillows made of its Tempur material, which conforms to the body to provide support and alleviate pressure points.

The company is benefiting from its $1.3-billion purchase of rival Sealy in… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, April 10, 2015

REITMANS (CANADA) LTD., $7.48, symbol RET.A on Toronto, shot up over 15% this week after reporting a return to profitability in the latest quarter.

Reitmans owns 823 women’s clothing stores across Canada, including 341 Reitmans stores, 139 Penningtons, 105 Addition Elle, 76 RW & Co., 68… Read More

Updating Intact Financial Corp., Carfinco Financial and Yamana Gold

INTACT FINANCIAL CORP. $90.64 (Toronto symbol IFC; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (416-341- 1464; www.intactfc.com; Shares outstanding: 131.5 million; Market cap: $11.9 billion; Dividend yield: 2.3%) is expanding in Western Canada by purchasing Canadian Direct Insurance from Canadian Western Bank (symbol CWB on Toronto) for $197 million… Read More

YAMANA GOLD $5.01 – Toronto symbol YRI

YAMANA GOLD $5.01 (Toronto symbol YRI; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative)(416-815-0220; www.yamana.com; Shares outstanding: 880.8 million; Market cap: $4.6 billion; Dividend yield: 1.5%) has decided to go ahead with building a $398.0-million mine at its Cerro Moro gold and silver property in Argentina. Production could begin as… Read More

Updating Yamana Gold, Stuart Olson Inc. and Alimentation Couche-Tard

YAMANA GOLD $4.38 (Toronto symbol YRI; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (416-815-0220; www.- yamana.com; Shares outstanding: 880.8 million; Market cap: $3.9 billion; Dividend yield: 1.6%) owns eight operating gold mines in Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. It also holds a 12.5% stake in the Alumbrera copper/gold mine… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, December 12, 2014

TIM HORTONS INC., $99.00, symbol THI on Toronto, has completed its merger with U.S.-based BURGER KING WORLDWIDE INC., $35.50, symbol BKW on New York.

On Monday, December 15, 2014, the combined company, called Restaurant Brands International Inc., will begin trading on the Toronto and New York… Read More

YAMANA GOLD $4.38 – Toronto symbol YRI

YAMANA GOLD $4.38 (Toronto symbol YRI; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative)(416-815-0220; www.- yamana.com; Shares outstanding: 880.8 million; Market cap: $3.9 billion; Dividend yield: 1.6%) owns eight operating gold mines in Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. It also holds a 12.5% stake in the Alumbrera copper/gold mine in… Read More

Two gold buys with rising production

NEW GOLD $4.71 (Toronto symbol NGD; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (888-315-9715; www.newgold- .com; Shares outstanding: 504.0 million; Market cap: $2.4 billion; No dividends paid) has four mines: the Mesquite project in the U.S., Cerro San Pedro in Mexico, the Peak mine in Australia and the New… Read More