Topic: How To Invest

Q: Hello, Pat. I am holding Ag Growth in my TFSA. Should I buy more, wait or dump it and buy something new? Thank you very much.

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Ag Growth International Inc., $29.09, symbol AFN on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 14.4 million; Market cap: $418.3 million; www.aggrowth.com), is a leading maker of portable and stationary grain-handling, storage and conditioning equipment. The company is based in Winnipeg. Ag Growth sells its products through dealers and distributors in Canada and the U.S., as well as overseas, including Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. It gets 44% of its sales from the U.S., followed by Canada (34%) and international markets (22%). The company started out as an income trust. It first sold units to the public at $10 each and began trading on Toronto in May 2004. In June 2009, it converted to a corporation and changed its name from Ag Growth Income Fund to Ag Growth International. Ag Growth’s main brands include Batco (crop conveyor belts), Wheatheart Manufacturing (grain-handling equipment), Westfield Industries (portable augers to transfer grain), Grain Guard and Keho (aeration and grain-drying equipment), Twister (grain bins) and Mepu (grain-drying systems). The company has a history…

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