ARO looks for a turnaround

AEROPOSTALE $8.14 (New York symbol ARO; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (646- 485-5410; www.aeropostale.com; Shares outstanding: 78.5 million; Market cap: $639.7 million; No dividends paid) has adopted a shareholder rights plan. These schemes are often called poison pills, because they aim to thwart hostile takeovers by… Read More

AEROPOSTALE $8.14 – New York symbol ARO

AEROPOSTALE $8.14 (New York symbol ARO; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (646- 485-5410; www.aeropostale.com; Shares outstanding: 78.5 million; Market cap: $639.7 million; No dividends paid) has adopted a shareholder rights plan. These schemes are often called poison pills, because they aim to thwart hostile takeovers by… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, November 29, 2013

ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD, $77.60, symbol ATD.B on Toronto, rose over 6% this week after reporting its latest quarterly earnings.

In the three months ended October 13, 2013, the company’s sales fell 3.0%, to $9.0 billion from $9.3 billion a year earlier (all figures except share price in… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, January 13, 2012

PLEASE NOTE: Next week, Stock Pickers Digest will reveal its #1 pick for 2012. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to profit.

RUGGEDCOM INC., $24.76, symbol RCM on Toronto, is still the target of a hostile takeover bid from U.S. cable and networking equipment manufacturer Belden Inc… Read More

The Successful Investor Hotline – Friday, February 19, 2010

TECK RESOURCES LTD., $39.78, Toronto symbol TCK.B, rose 5% this week after the company announced that it had signed a new shipping agreement with Westshore Terminals Income Fund (Toronto symbol WTE.UN).

Teck ships coal from its British Columbia mines to Westshore’s Vancouver port, which loads… Read More

The Successful Investor Hotline – Friday, November 6, 2009

AGRIUM INC., $53.94, Toronto symbol AGU, has raised its takeover offer for U.S.-based fertilizer maker CF Industries Holdings Inc. (New York symbol CF).

CF shareholders will still receive one Agrium common share for each CF share they own. But they will also get $45.00 in… Read More

The Successful Investor Hotline – Friday, August 21, 2009

TRANSALTA CORP., $22.73, Toronto symbol TA, received approval from competition regulators this week for its proposed takeover of Canadian Hydro Developers Inc. (Toronto symbol KHD).

Canadian Hydro owns and operates 21 power-generating facilities in Alberta, B.C., Ontario and Quebec. These include 12 hydroelectric plants, eight wind… Read More

The Successful Investor Hotline – Friday, March 13, 2009

AGRIUM INC., $46.00, Toronto symbol AGU, may now mail its $67.75 cash-and-stock offer to buy U.S.-based fertilizer producer CF Industries Holdings Inc. (New York symbol CF), directly to CF’s shareholders, now that CF’s management has rejected it (all amounts except share price in U.S. dollars)… Read More