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Linamar Reaches New Lows

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.

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West Jet back on Radar

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.

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Canada Goose – Buy the Growth or Short Fundamentals?

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.

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Hidden Dividend Stock: High Liner

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.

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Painted Pony Energy

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.

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Is Scientific Games taking on too much Debt?

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).

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Ahead of the ER: Sportsman Warehouse Holdings Inc.

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.

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Aimia Shares Enter Over Sold Territory

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.

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Sportsman Warehouse Inc. an Opportunity?

Sportsman Warehouse Holdings Inc. (SPWH) has declined more than 67% from a 52-week high of $14.18. Today the company trades at $4.64/share and has a market cap of $196.0 million. The continued negative trend in the stock price is beginning to create opportunities for value investors. Let’s take a closer look at this company.

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