This stock aims for big gains turning seawater into fresh water

This stock aims for big gains turning seawater into fresh water

Consolidated Water has expanded into Asia with plants to convert seawater into fresh water
Pat McKeough responds to many personal questions about specific stock advice and other investment topics from the members of his Inner Circle. This time he examines Consolidated Water and its operations that… Read More

Restructuring turns around their profits

WAJAX CORP. $18.66 (Toronto symbol WJX; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (905-212-3300; www.wajax.ca; Shares outstanding: 20.0 million; Market cap: $369.8 million; Dividend yield: 5.4%) sells and services cranes, forklifts and other heavy equipment. It also provides related parts and systems such as ball bearings, hoses, diesel engines and… Read More

Activists apply pressure

STUART OLSON INC. $5.75 (Toronto symbol SOX; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (780-454-3667; www.stuartolson.com; Shares outstanding: 27.8 million; Market cap: $152.8 million; Dividend yield: 8.4%) is now in the sights of activist investors Crescendo Partners L.P. and Jamarant Capital L.P.
The New York-based investment firms have declared unspecified stock interests in… Read More

Amerigo cuts a ribbon

AMERIGO RESOURCES $1.00 (Toronto symbol ARG; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (604-681-2802; www.amerigoresources.com; Shares o/s: 177.3 million; Market cap: $171.9 million; No dividends paid), processes copper and molybdenum from the waste rock of the huge El Teniente mine in Chile.
Amerigo has other deals to process material at the nearby… Read More

These retailers have market presence

LEON’S FURNITURE LTD. $15.04 (Toronto symbol LNF; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (416-243-7880; www.leons.ca; Shares outstanding: 76.4 million; Market cap: $1.2 billion; Dividend yield: 3.7%) 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… Read More

Big expansion in Brazil

RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL $56.51 (New York symbol QSR; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (905-845-6511; www.rbi.com; Shares o/s: 478.0 million; Market cap: $27.0 billion; Yield: 3.2%) continues to rapidly expand its Burger King outlets in Brazil.
The chain opens on average a new site in Brazil every three to four days. With… Read More