Vernon Jones

Vernon is managing editor at TSI Network, working with a team of analysts and reporters to develop editorial content focused on Canadian investors An award-winning journalist, Vernon came to TSI with 15 years of general and business reporting experience for five of North America’s major dailies, including the Globe and Mail, Wall Street Journal and the Chicago Sun-Times. He was also business editor for one of North America’s oldest newspapers, The Nassau Guardian. He led the development of ten national business to business magazines, including Wealth Professional and Insurance Business Canada, and served as editor for Canadian Real Estate Wealth, a consumer publication. The Toronto native graduated from Ryerson University and has a master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LTD. $190 – Toronto symbol CP

CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LTD. $190 (Toronto symbol CP; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 161.3 million; Market cap: $30.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 4.5; Dividend yield: 0.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.cpr.ca) transports freight over a 22,000-kilometre rail network between Montreal and Vancouver,… Read More

LINAMAR CORP. $77 – Toronto symbol LNR

LINAMAR CORP. $77 (Toronto symbol LNR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 64.8 million; Market cap: $5.0 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Dividend yield: 0.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.linamar.com) plans to expand its transmissionmanufacturing facility in Guelph, Ontario. This project will focus on… Read More

NORDION INC. $14 – Toronto symbol NDN

NORDION INC. $14 (Toronto symbol NDN; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 61.9 million; Market cap: $866.6 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.6; No dividends paid since July 2012; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.nordion.com) has accepted a $13.00 U.S.-a-share friendly bid from Sterigenics, a privately held… Read More

C.R. BARD INC. $147 – New York symbol BCR

C.R. BARD INC. $147 (New York symbol BCR; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 76.3 million; Market cap: $11.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.8; Dividend yield: 0.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.crbard.com) earned $152.6 million in the three months ended March 31, 2014, up 12.8%… Read More

BOMBARDIER INC. – Toronto symbols BBD.A $3.90 and BBD.B $3.76

BOMBARDIER INC. (Toronto symbols BBD.A $3.90 and BBD.B $3.76; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 1.7 billion; Market cap: $6.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.3; Dividend yield: 2.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.bombardier.com) has received a firm order for 20 of its Q400 turboprop… Read More

TIM HORTONS INC. $52 – Toronto symbol THI

TIM HORTONS INC. $52 (Toronto symbol THI; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 157.4 million; Market cap: $8.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.8; Dividend yield: 1.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.timhortons.com) has raised the prices of muffins, sandwiches and other items at its coffee-and-donut stores in… Read More

CAE INC. $10 – Toronto symbol CAE

CAE INC. $10 (Toronto symbol CAE; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 258.3 million; Market cap: $2.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.4; Dividend yield: 1.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.cae.com) spends around 10% of its annual revenue of $1.8 billion on research. That helps… Read More