YELP INC., $38.23, symbol YELP on New York, lets people rate and review local businesses such as restaurants, retail stores and service providers. They do that by detailing their experiences for other patrons and assigning a business a rating of up to five stars. The… Read More
WALT DISNEY CO., $106.63, is a buy. The entertainment and media conglomerate (symbol DIS on New York) now has over 50 million paid subscribers worldwide for its Disney+ service. It hit that level just five months after its launch in the highly competitive streaming market.
One… Read More
SIERRA WIRELESS INC., $12.58, is a buy. The company (symbol SW on Toronto) lets you tap into the expanding market for digital components that connect products, including smart electricity meters and vehicles, to the Internet. This is known as machine-to-machine (M2M) networking, or the “Internet… Read More
ALTAGAS LTD., $19.98, symbol ALA on Toronto, processes, transports, stores and markets natural gas for producers. The company also operates natural gas utilities; and it is a power generator, with gas-fired, coal-fired, wind, biomass and hydroelectric plants.
Apart from the company’s remaining 37% stake in AltaGas… Read More
BMTC GROUP INC., $13.06, symbol GBT on Toronto, has 36 outlets and is one of Quebec’s biggest retailers of furniture, electronics and appliances. The company mainly sells these items through two chains: Brault & Martineau and Ameublements Tanguay.
BMTC has changed its fiscal year end to… Read More
ALAMOS GOLD INC., $6.78, symbol AGI on Toronto, took its current form in July 2015, when Alamos Gold merged with Stock Pickers Digest recommendation AuRico Gold. The combined firm owns the Mulatos and El Chanate mines in Mexico, and the Young-Davidson and Island mines in… Read More
SIERRA WIRELESS $18.19 (Toronto symbol SW; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (604-231-1100; www.sierrawireless.com; Shares outstanding: 36.1 million; Market cap: $645.7 million; No dividends paid) makes digital components that connect products, including smart electricity meters, automobiles, fleet and transit vehicles, and home security systems, to the Internet. That machine-to-machine networking… Read More
LEON’S FURNITURE LTD., $14.76, symbol LNF on Toronto, has steadily increased the number of stores under its Leon’s banner from 27 in 2003 to today’s 86.
In March 2013, the company nearly quadrupled in size with the $700 million purchase of its main rival, The Brick… Read More
SIERRA WIRELESS INC., $25.45, symbol SW on Toronto, makes digital components that connect products, including smart electricity meters and vehicles, to the Internet. This is known as machine-to-machine networking, or the “Internet of Things.”
The stock jumped over 21% this week after the company reported strong… Read More
This tech stock plays an expanding role on the machine-to-machine network known as the Internet of Things.
The company makes key digital components that connect products. Two 2017 acquisitions made significant additions to its products and software. As well, the company remains competitive by spending a.. Read More