Q: Hi Pat: Could I get your thoughts on High Liner Foods? Its price has come down substantially and it has a decent dividend. Thank you.

A: High Liner Foods Inc., $14.20, symbol HLF on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 33.3 million; Market cap: $472.3 million, www.highliner.com), processes and markets frozen seafood. The company was called National Sea Products before it changed its name in 1998.

Throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico, High Liner… Read More

Time to Take Profits in FPI

FPI LTD. $18 (Toronto symbol FPL; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 13.5 million; Market cap: $243.0 million; SI Rating: Speculative) plans to sell its remaining assets in two transactions.

Ocean Choice International will buy FPI’s fish harvesting and processing operations in Atlantic Canada for… Read More

Updating our Aggressive stocks

FPI LTD. $7.85 (Toronto symbol FPL) earned $0.25 a share in the third quarter of 2006 compared with a loss of $0.35 a year earlier, thanks to cost controls and the extra earnings from recent acquisitions. However, sales fell 15.4%, to $174.5 million from… Read More