Two speculatives to hold, two to sell

COMPTON PETROLEUM $0.80 (Toronto symbol CMT; SI Rating: Speculative) (403-237-9400; www.comptonpetroleum.com; Shares outstanding: 125.6 million; Market cap: $100.5 million) explores for oil and natural gas in western Canada. Its $829.3-million debt is over eight times its $100.5-million market cap. However, most of its debt is… Read More

Three Juniors With Above-average Prospects

CELTIC MINERALS $0.31 (Toronto symbol CME; SI Rating: Start-up) (403-261-2890; www.celticminerals.com; Shares outstanding: 73.8 million; Market cap: $22.9 million) has as its main asset a 100% interest in the Kingurutik property, 85 kilometers northeast of Vale Inco’s Voisey’s Bay nickel mine and property in Labrador… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, February 15, 2008

BAFFINLAND IRON MINES, $3.65, symbol BIM on Toronto, reached as high as $4.40 this week after it reported a near tripling of mineral reserves at its 100%-owned Mary River iron deposits on Baffin Island in Nunavut. Results from the latest exploration program now indicate total… Read More

Why Celtic Exploded

CELTIC MINERALS $1.13 (Toronto symbol CME; SI Rating: Start-up) (403-261-2890; www.celticminerals.com; Shares outstanding: 60.0 million; Market cap: $67.7 million) jumped from $0.40 to as high as $1.24 recently after it made a promising discovery at its 100%-owned Kingurutik property in Labrador, 85 kilometers northeast of… Read More

Celtic Widens its Search

CELTIC MINERALS $0.41 (Toronto symbol CME; SI Rating: Start-up) (403-261-2890; www.celticminerals.com; Shares outstanding: 60.0 million; Market cap: $24.6 million) has as its main asset a 50% interest in the 113 square kilometer West Voisey’s Bay project, located on the southwestern edge of Inco’s Voisey’s Bay… Read More

Updating Celtic Minerals, Nissan Motor, Domino’s Pizza and Stantec Inc

CELTIC MINERALS $0.35 (Toronto symbol CME; SI Rating: Start-up) (403-261-2890; www.celticminerals.com; Shares outstanding: 60.0 million; Market cap: $20.7 million) has agreed to acquire a 75% interest in the Colliers River copper project, near Conception Bay, Newfoundland. A diamond drill has been mobilized on the property… Read More