August 9, 2019
I’ve been a holder of Flyht Aerospace Solutions for some time but until recent I haven’t been bullish on the stock. After coming off highs of $2.70 a few years ago the stock dropped below $1.00 and since recovered to $1.72. The company reported earnings Wednesday which saw revenue increase across segments and net income of $1,037,326.
Lets take a closer look at the company.
August 9, 2019
If you are afraid of a market correction and looking for safer alternatives to park some cash, consider preferred shares. Preferred shares trade on the market indexes like stocks but their main attraction is bond like payouts in the form of dividends. Depending on the preferred share chosen, the dividend can be paid out quarterly or monthly, and will feature either a fixed rate or floating rate dividend.
Let’s take a look at BCE preferred Ab shares, currently trading on the TSX for $15.03. This preferred share features a monthly floating rate dividend of $0.08229/share. This equates into a yield of 6.57% on an annualized basis. Given the fact bond yields have been decreasing due to low interest environments these preferred shares can provide a good alternative to yield investments – while providing safety and capital gains.
Before you invest in preferred shares, here are some things you should know:
August 9, 2019
Shares of Linamar touched below $38.00 in trading Friday after reporting earnings a day earlier. During the quarter the company posted EPS of $2.40, down from $2.93 a year ago. Sales came in lower at 2.086 billion compared to 2.157 billion. Linamar operates in a cyclical industry where manufacturing slow down can play a significant role in sales and earnings. Let’s not all hit the sell button just yet.
November 21, 2018
West Jet released disappointing earnings on October 30, 2018, posting net earnings of only $0.40 per diluted share during the quarter compared to $1.15 per share in last years quarter. This sent the stock dropping from over $20 to under $18. Today the stock can be purchased for $18.60 and further improving conditions could see the stock move higher.
November 15, 2018
Canada Goose (GOOS-T) has been a hidden apparel gem these past few years for investors while other apparel companies have been pressured. Yesterday’s earnings announcement confirmed why investors love this stock: increased revenue, increased net earnings, and increased margins year over year. The company has an established consumer base that is willing to spend for a premium style product.
Upon the earnings release the company quickly opened up and gained more than 21% from the previous days trading price, hitting a new 52-week high of $95.58. How ever these gains would eventually pull back and see the company close up only 9.82% at $85.09 a share.
February 4, 2018
If you’re a fan of dividend paying stocks consider looking at High Liner Foods (HLF-T). Over the past 52 weeks the stock has traded at a high of $21.60 and low of $12.80. Today the shares can be picked up for $13.41.
November 8, 2017
Shares of Painted Pony Energy Ltd (PONY:CA) have started to rise in recent weeks since hitting a 52-week low of $2.55 in late October. The company whose primary business involves the development and production of petroleum and natural gas resources in Western Canada has been out of favor with investors for quite some time. Less than 3 years ago, the shares were worth over $12.00 a share. Today the shares can be picked up for a bargain at just over $3.00.
September 21, 2017
Scientific Games (SGMS) is trading near 52 week highs and in the last 5 trading sessions has traded as high as $43.90. Much of the company growth has occurred through leveraged buy outs in a hope to gain market dominance in the gaming industry. Some of these acquisitions include Williams Gaming (WMS), Bally Technologies (BYI), and newly announced NYX Gaming (NYX:CA).
August 15, 2017
Sportsman Warehouse Holdings Inc. (SPWH) is set to release earnings this Thursday, August 17 at the close of trading. Investors appear to be pricing in a disappointing earnings release (ER) as Dick’s Sportings Goods (DKS) reported earnings below analyst expectations.
As an investor you should always be concerned when peer competitors report disappointing earnings. But is this loss in shareholder value justified for Sportsman Warehouse Inc.? This would be my second time reviewing SPWH since early March when the shares continued trading lower to $4.00 before rallying over $6.00/share in early June.
June 15, 2017
Shares of Aimia (AIM-T) traded as low as $1.49/share before closing at $1.53 on Wednesday. Air Canada (AC-T) released an announcement in mid May which stated they will be creating their own loyalty program and dropping the current partnership with Aeroplan rewards beginning in the year 2020. The Aeroplan program is owned and operated by Aimia. The decision for Air Canada to drop the Aeroplan rewards program has led to significant investor panic resulting in the shares plunging from over $9.00 to current levels not seen before.