Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, May 29, 2015

MENTOR GRAPHICS CORP., $26.11, symbol MENT on Nasdaq, makes technology for improving the design of electronic products and speeding up their development.

For example, Mentor’s software lets automakers use less wiring in a car, identify potential safety issues and minimize electromagnetic effects on sensitive components.

In the… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, March 13, 2015

SASOL LTD. (ADR), $32.04, symbol SSL on New York, has developed a technology to convert coal and natural gas into motor fuels.

The company is the world’s largest producer of fuel from coal at its Secunda, South Africa, facility. It also makes synthetic fuels from natural… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, January 9, 2015

ATLANTIC TELE-NETWORK, $64.56, symbol ATNI on Nasdaq, is entering the solar energy market by acquiring 28 solar projects in Massachusetts, California and New Jersey. The company paid $103 million for these assets ($64 million in cash and the assumption of $39 million of debt).

Atlantic will… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, December 5, 2014

TIM HORTONS INC., $96.97, symbol THI on Toronto, shareholders will vote on the friendly takeover offer from BURGER KING WORLDWIDE, $34.81, symbol BKW on New York, on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.

If the deal is approved, Tim Hortons investors will have a number of options:

They can… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, November 21, 2014

BMTC GROUP, $16.00, symbol GBT.A on Toronto, is one of Quebec’s largest retailers of furniture, electronic goods and household appliances, with 36 stores.

In March 2012, BMTC introduced a new banner, Economax, which offers lower-priced products. The company rebranded four outlets that had been Brault &.. Read More

Buy Mitel, hold on to Stuart Olson

STUART OLSON INC. $10.01 (Toronto symbol SOX; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (780-454-3667; www.stuartolson.com; Shares outstanding: 24.9 million; Market cap: $270.0 million; Dividend yield: 4.8%) (formerly The Churchill Corp.) provides building-construction, commercial and industrial electrical contracting, earthmoving and industrial insulation services to government and private sector clients… Read More

STUART OLSON INC. $10.01 – Toronto symbol SOX

STUART OLSON INC. $10.01 (Toronto symbol SOX; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (780-454-3667; www.stuartolson.com; Shares outstanding: 24.9 million; Market cap: $270.0 million; Dividend yield: 4.8%) (formerly The Churchill Corp.) provides building-construction, commercial and industrial electrical contracting, earthmoving and industrial insulation services to government and private sector clients… Read More

New name, no bargain

STUART OLSON INC. $10.79 (Toronto symbol SOX; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (780-454-3667; www.stuartolson.com; Shares outstanding: 24.9 million; Market cap: $270.0 million; Dividend yield: 4.4%) is the new name for The Churchill Corp. (old symbol CUQ).

Stuart Olson provides building construction, commercial and industrial electrical contracting, earth moving… Read More

STUART OLSON INC – Toronto symbol SOX

STUART OLSON INC. $10.79 (Toronto symbol SOX; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (780-454-3667; www.stuartolson.com; Shares outstanding: 24.9 million; Market cap: $270.0 million; Dividend yield: 4.4%) is the new name for The Churchill Corp. (old symbol CUQ).

Stuart Olson provides building construction, commercial and industrial electrical contracting, earth moving… Read More