Buy Russel, hold on to Stuart Olson

RUSSEL METALS $25.04 (Toronto symbol RUS; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (905-819-7777;; Shares outstanding: 62.1 million; Market cap: $1.6 billion; Dividend yield: 6.1%) is one of North America’s largest metal distributors. It serves over 28,000 clients at 51 locations in Canada and 12 in the U.S.
In the three… Read More

Drilling rebound will spur their gains

MAJOR DRILLING $4.90 (Toronto symbol MDI; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (1-866-264-3986;; Shares outstanding: 80.3 million; Market cap: $393.5 million; No dividends paid) is a large contract driller that mainly serves the mining industry.
Major believes that mining activity continues to deplete the world’s more easily accessible mineral reserves. That… Read More

Dorel expands in the U.K.

DOREL INDUSTRIES $22.37 (Toronto symbol DII.B; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (514-934-3034;; Shares outstanding: 32.3 million; Market cap: $725.8 million; Dividend yield: 7.0%) has announced the acquisition of U.K.-based Alphason designs. Established 30 years ago, that firm designs and distributes home office and audio-visual furniture (TV stands and… Read More

Here’s two buys from different markets

ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD $61.97 (Toronto symbol ATD.B: TSINetwork Rating: Average) (1-800-361-2612;; Shares outstanding: 567.4 million; Market cap: $35.3 billion; Dividend yield: 0.7%) operates 12,701 convenience stores throughout North America and Europe.
In the three months ended July 22, 2018, sales jumped 50.2%, to $14.79 billion from $9.85 billion a.. Read More

Nissan picks Android

NISSAN MOTOR (ADR) $17.95 (Nasdaq symbol NSANY; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average) (310-771-3111;; ADRs o/s: 2.1 billion; Market cap: $38.0 billion; Dividend yield: 3.3%) will now adopt Android infotainment systems by Alphabet’s Google for its next generation of in-car systems and dashboard displays. They launch in 2021.
Drivers will… Read More

Cost cutting sets these two up for gains

WAJAX CORP. $25.29 (Toronto symbol WJX; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (905-212-3300;; Shares outstanding: 20.0 million; Market cap: $506.5 million; Dividend yield: 4.0%) sells and services cranes, forklifts and other heavy equipment. It also provides related parts and systems such as ball bearings, hoses, diesel engines and… Read More

Hecla taps key prospect

HECLA MINING $3.04 (New York symbol HL; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (208-769-4100;; Shares outstanding: 477.0 million; Market cap: $1.5 billion; Dividend yield: 0.3%) explores for, mines and processes both silver and gold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
The company has exercised warrants to acquire 1.25 million… Read More

Birchcliff is the better buy right now

BIRCHCLIFF ENERGY $4.82 (Toronto symbol BIR; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (403-261-6401;; Shares outstanding: 263.0 million; Market cap: $1.3 billion; Dividend yield: 2.0%) explores for, develops and produces oil and gas, mainly in the Peace River Arch area of both Alberta and B.C. About 80% of its output is… Read More

Here’s our Pick of the Month

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS $118.81 (New York symbol BR; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (201-714-3000;; Shares outstanding: 116.3 million; Market cap: $13.8 billion; Dividend yield: 1.6%) serves the investment industry in three main areas: investor communications, securities processing and transaction clearing.
For the quarter ended June 30, 2018, revenue fell… Read More