Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, April 21, 2011

PLEASE NOTE: We’ve put 12 sell recommendations, and our reasons for those recommendations, in the latest issue of Stock Pickers Digest. Here are the sells:

Tethys Petroleum, symbol TPL on Toronto

Pulse Seismic, symbol PSD on Toronto

Diamonds North Resources, symbol DDN on Toronto

Miranda Gold, symbol MAD… Read More

Here are twelve stocks to sell

Long-time readers know that we are constantly reevaluating our stock picks. Here are 12 stocks that have only limited growth prospects for the foreseeable future. We now see them all as sells.

TETHYS PETROLEUM $1.42 (Toronto symbol TPL) produces and explores for oil and gas… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, February 25, 2011

AMAZON.COM INC., $177.24, symbol AMZN on Nasdaq, will now offer free streaming of movies and TV shows to its Amazon Prime members. These are customers who pay $79 a year to get unlimited two-day shipping from Amazon with no minimum purchase requirements.

The company will offer… Read More

Rebound for LoJack

LOJACK CORP. $5.18 (Nasdaq symbol LOJN; SI Rating: Speculative) (www.lojack.com; 781-326-4700; Shares outstanding: 18.5 million; Market cap: $95.8 million; No dividends paid) reported 6.6% higher revenue in the three months ended September 30, 2010, to $38.5 million from $36.1 million a year earlier. It earned… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, October 29, 2010

FIRSTSERVICE CORP. $26, symbol FSV on Toronto, serves the following areas of the real-estate market: commercial real estate; residential property management; and property improvement.

The company’s revenue rose 17.6% in the three months ended September 30, 2010, to $530.4 million from $451.1 million a year… Read More

Hold on to LoJack

LOJACK CORP. $3.78 (Nasdaq symbol LOJN; SI Rating: Speculative) (www.lojack.com; 781-326-4700; Shares outstanding: 18.5 million; Market cap: $69.8 million; No dividends paid) sells systems that help track and recover vehicles after they’ve been stolen. LoJack sells its products in the U.S. and 30 other countries.

In… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, August 20, 2010

LOJACK CORP., $3.55, symbol LOJN on Nasdaq, sells systems that help track and recover vehicles after they’ve been stolen. Lojack sells its products in the U.S. and 30 other countries. The company’s Canadian subsidiary is Boomerang Tracking.

In the three months ended June 30, 2010,… Read More

Turnaround underway for these GPS stocks

TRIMBLE NAVIGATION $30.25 (Nasdaq symbol TRMB; SI Rating: Speculative) (408-481-6914; www.trimble.com; Shares outstanding: 121.3 million; Market cap: $3.7 billion; No dividends paid) makes global positioning system (GPS) devices and technology for four main markets:

1) Engineering and construction accounts for the largest share (51%) of Trimble’s… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, March 5, 2010

BREAKWATER RESOURCES, $0.43, symbol BWR on Toronto, reports that its Toqui mine in central Chile was undamaged by the recent magnitude 8.8 earthquake. The mine, which produces zinc, lead, gold and silver, continues to operate normally.

In 2009, Toqui produced 233,382 ounces of silver, 44,079 ounces… Read More