Hello, Pat: What is your take on Winpak? Thanks.

Winpak Ltd., $44.25, symbol WPK on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 65.0 million; Market cap: $2.9 billion; www.winpak.com), makes and distributes packaging machines and materials. Its products are mainly used for perishable foods, beverages and in health care applications.

The U.S. is Winpak’s largest market, accounting for 81%… Read More

Pat: I would like your advice on Winpak, WPK on Toronto. Thank you.

Winpak Ltd., $11.47, symbol WPK on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 65 million; Market cap: $751.4 million; www.winpak.com), makes and distributes packaging materials and packaging machines. Winpak’s products are mainly used for perishable food, beverages, drugs, and in medical applications.

The U.S. is Winpak’s largest market, accounting… Read More

Pat, Could you provide your current view on Winpak Ltd.? Thank you.

Winpak Ltd., $9.10, symbol WPK on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 65 million; Market cap: $591.5 million), makes and distributes packaging materials and packaging machines. Winpak’s products are mainly used for perishable food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, and in medical applications.

The U.S. is Winpak’s largest market, accounting for… Read More

IVY ENTERPRISE FUND $4.78

IVY ENTERPRISE FUND $4.78 invests in smaller and medium-sized companies. The $220.1 million fund has an MER of 2.42%.

The fund’s overall choice of stocks doesn’t inspire our confidence. Its top holdings are Winpak, Richie Brothers Auctioneers, Daktronics Inc., Resources Connection, Idexx Laboratories, Astral Media, Canadian… Read More

Ivy Funds: 2 Buys, Two Sells and a Hold

At one time, mutual funds within a particular ‘fund family’ often shared some key investment characteristic, such as a conservative or aggressive investment approach, or a stress on value as opposed to growth.

However, due to trends in the mutual-funds industry such as corporate mergers and… Read More

Ivy Enterprise Fund $4.55

IVY ENTERPRISE FUND $4.55 invests in smaller and medium-sized companies. The $240.5 million fund has an MER of 2.46%. The fund’s overall choice of stocks doesn’t inspire our confidence. Its top holdings are RONA Inc., Winpak, Richie Brothers Auctioneers, National Instruments, Canadian Western Bank, Saxon… Read More

Updating Our Advice on 5 Mackenzie Ivy Funds

At one time, mutual funds within a particular ‘fund family’ often shared some key investment characteristic, such as a conservative or aggressive investment approach, or a stress on value as opposed to growth.

However, due to trends in the mutual-funds industry such as corporate mergers and… Read More