Updating Pengrowth Energy Corp., Home Capital Group Inc. and SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

PENGROWTH ENERGY CORP. $0.51 (Toronto symbol PGF; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 560.0 million; Market cap: $285.6 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.6; Dividend suspended in January 2016; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative; www.pengrowth.com) has two main properties: its Lindbergh oil sands project in Alberta and its Groundbirch natural… Read More

Updating Precision Drilling Corp., Thomson Reuters Corp., and Home Capital Group Inc.

PRECISION DRILLING CORP. $2.89 (Toronto symbol PD; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resource sector; Shares outstanding: 293.8 million; Market cap: $849.1 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.6; Dividend suspended in March 2016; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.precisiondrilling.com) provides contract drilling services to land-based oil and gas producers, mainly in North America… Read More

Home Capital launches buyback plan

HOME CAPITAL GROUP INC. $17 (Toronto symbol HCG; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares o/s: 80.3 million; Market cap: $1.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.5; Dividend suspended in May 2017; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative; www.homecapital.com) plans to buy back up to $300 million of its shares through a Dutch… Read More