The Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, October 23, 2009

AMAZON.COM INC., $118.49, symbol AMZN on Nasdaq, shot up 26.8% today after reporting sharply higher results in the latest quarter.

In the three months ended September 30, 2009, Amazon’s revenue rose 27.8%, to $5.4 billion from $4.3 billion a year earlier. Earnings jumped 68.6%, to $199… Read More

The Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, September 4, 2009

GREY ISLAND SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL $0.34, symbol GIS on Toronto, has renegotiated the terms of the friendly takeover offer it received from WebTech Wireless (symbol WEW on Toronto) last month.

WebTech’s main product is its Quadrant fleet-management system, which lets dispatchers know where their vehicles are… Read More

The Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, August 14, 2009

GREY ISLAND SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL $0.36, symbol GIS on Toronto, has risen almost 30% over the last week. That’s after it received a friendly takeover offer from WebTech Wireless (symbol WEW on Toronto).

Under the offer, Grey Island shareholders will receive 0.30 of a WebTech share for… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, July 3, 2009

DOREL INDUSTRIES, $26.79, symbol DII.B on Toronto, has introduced its patented Air Protect system to protect children in car seats during side-impact collisions. The system works by putting a layer of air protection around the child’s head. Air Protect inflates a cushion which then slowly… Read More

The Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, May 29, 2009

COMPUTER MODELLING GROUP LTD., $14.50, symbol CMG on Toronto, reports that its earnings more than doubled in the three months ended March 31, 2009, to $6.1 million from $3 million a year earlier. Earnings per share jumped 94.4%, to $0.35 from $0.18, on more shares… Read More

New Contracts a Plus For These Two

GREY ISLAND SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL $0.23 (Toronto symbol GIS; SI Rating: Speculative) (877-434-4844; www.interfleet.com; Shares outstanding: 73.9 million; Market cap: $16.6 million) is an Internet-based automated vehicle location and mobile data services provider for the fleet management market.

Grey Island’s InterFleet product features a live map display… Read More

The Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, August 29, 2008

GREY ISLAND SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL $0.28, symbol GIS on Toronto, moved up this week after reporting record revenues and earnings. In the three months ended June 30, 2008, Grey Island’s revenues rose 50.1%, to $5.8 million from $3.8 million a year earlier. The company earned $440,795… Read More