Pat: What are your thoughts on Tucows? Is it a buy or a sell? Thank you.

Tucows, $30.88, symbol TC on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 11.0 million; Market cap: $340.9 million;, provides network access, domain names and other Internet services, such as email hosting, through its OpenSRS division.

OpenSRS manages over 14 million domain names, while the company’s Ting subsidiary offers… Read More

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


TOROMONT INDUSTRIES LTD. $29.84 (Toronto symbol TIH; SI Rating: Extra Risk) (416-667-5511;; Shares outstanding: 76.9 million; Market cap: $2.3 billion; Dividend yield: 2.1%) plans to break itself up into two publicly traded companies: Toromont, a distributor of Caterpillar and industrial equipment; and Enerflex, a.. Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, October 22, 2010

20-20 TECHNOLOGIES INC., $4.00, symbol TWT on Toronto, makes computer-aided design, sales, engineering and manufacturing software for clients in the interior-design and furniture industries. The company has customers in 100 countries, and markets software in 23 languages.

The stock jumped 10% this week after a group… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, September 10, 2010

MAJOR DRILLING, $27.04, symbol MDI on Toronto, jumped 10% this week after the company reported sharply higher results in the latest quarter.

Major’s revenue jumped 75.2% in the three months ended July 31, 2010, to $109.5 million from $62.5 million a year earlier. The company… Read More

How a growth stock pick’s name can help (or hurt) its prospects

A subscriber to Stock Pickers Digest, our newsletter for aggressive investing, recently asked us how much importance we give to a company’s name when we’re selecting growth stock picks to recommend in our newsletters and investment services. He felt that a poorly thought-out company name… Read More

The Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, January 22, 2010

IMPERIAL METALS, $16.33, symbol III on Toronto, jumped 13% this week. That’s after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the company’s Red Chris copper/gold project in B.C. can proceed.

Environmental groups had challenged the project because the federal government accepted permits issued by the… Read More