Quality networks spur Telus gains

In the past few years, Telus has invested huge sums in its wireless and Internet networks. Those improvements have helped it compete, not only with BCE and Rogers, but with Shaw Communications’ lower-priced Freedom Mobile service.
Less than 90% of Canadians use mobile services, so there’s… Read More

BCE snaps up AlarmForce

BCE INC. $61.69 (Toronto symbol BCE; Shares outstanding: 900.4 million; Market cap: $55.6 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.7%; www.bce.ca) has agreed to buy AlarmForce Industries (symbol AF on Toronto). The purchase price is $166 million.

AlarmForce is one of the largest home and… Read More

Gains despite tough market

ALARMFORCE INDUSTRIES $11.23 (Toronto symbol AF; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (1-800-267-2001; www.alarmforce. com; Shares outstanding: 11.6 million; Market cap: $132.1 million; Dividend yield: 1.6%) sells two-way voicealarm and monitoring services to homeowners in Canada and the U.S.

In the quarter ended April 30, 2016, the… Read More