Canadian Communications & Media Stocks

Shaw Communications restructuring gets thumbs up at Canaccord Genuity

In the midst of a major restructuring, Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B) is making headlines with its employee buyout program, one which will see the telecom company shed a full one-quarter of its workforce over the next 18 months. The move is cause for a forecast increase by Canaccord Genuity ...

BCE.PR.C / BCE.PR.D : Convert or Hold?

As previously reported, BCE.PR.C will reset to 4.38% effective 2018-03-01. Prior to the reset announcement, conversion notices were sent to holders of BCE.PR.C and BCE.PR.D. Holders have until 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time) on February 19, 2018 to communicate a desire to exchange to the company (brokerag ...

DHX Media is a Buy, Echelon Wealth says

DHX Media’s stock is down, but analyst Rob Goff thinks someone will take a punt on the company. Shares of DHX Media (TSX:DHX) took a tumble over the latter half of 2017, but expectations are it’ll be a big mover in 2018 thanks to a red-hot market in subscription video, says analyst Rob Goff of ...

Is Canopy Growth Corp. losing its lead as cannabis king?

Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED) has long played the role of heavyweight champion of the weed sector Canada, but with recent moves by two of its closest rivals, is Canopy in danger of losing its crown? We delved into data from Google Trends and found that this likely not the case. Since the race beg ...

We’re just getting started with AI opportunities: Leverton

Artificial intelligence will be an important enabler of business, embedded at every level, but not much of a  “thing unto itself,”  says Jaime Leverton, General Manager & Vice President, Canada & Asia Pacific, Cogeco Peer 1. In a video interview about the challenges and opportunities of AI, sh ...

BCE.PR.C To Reset at 4.38%

BCE Inc. has announced: Click for Big The new rate of 4.38% is a nice improvement over the past five years’ rate of 3.55% and significantly better than the November, 2017, reset of BCE.PR.Z to 3.904%. Assiduous Readers will recall that conversion notices were recently sent to holders of BCE.PR. ...

Telus stock is looking attractive, says Echelon Wealth

Ahead of its fourth quarter 2017 results, Canadian telecom biggie Telus (TSX:T) has maintained its “Buy” rating from Echelon Wealth’s Rob Goff, who says that further growth in wireless will be key to the company’s success going forward. Telus will release its Q4 results before the opening b ...

Just 3 weeks left to save

For 3 days (June 4-6), the leadership of the telecom, broadcast & IT industries will converge in Toronto for The 2018 Canadian Telecom Summit. Join your peers, suppliers, policy makers, regulators, customers and competitors in attending the industry’s most important gathering, to discuss the key ...

Early bird savings end February 28

For 3 days (June 4-6), the leadership of the telecom, broadcast & IT industries will converge in Toronto for The 2018 Canadian Telecom Summit. Join your peers, suppliers, policy makers, regulators, customers and competitors in attending the industry’s most important gathering, to discuss the key ...

Tech Talk for Monday February 5th 2018

  Next Tech Talk report Next report is scheduled to be released on Monday February 12th The Bottom Line U.S. equity indices finally started moving lower last week from intermediate overbought levels. Short term technical indicators (momentum, 20 day moving average) turned sharply lower. Intermedi ...