Canadian Communications & Media Stocks

Rogers’ internal passwords and source code found open on GitHub

Sensitive data of another major Canadian firm has been found sitting open on the GitHub developers platform. Security researcher Jason Coulls said he recently discovered two open accounts with application source code, internal user names and passwords, and private keys for Rogers Communications. No ...

Rogers Communications is still a buy, says Echelon

Following the company’s fourth quarter results, Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Rob Goff has maintained his “Buy” rating on Rogers Communications (Rogers Communications Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:RCI.B). On Wednesday, Rogers reported its Q4 and fiscal 2019 results. In the fourth quarter, th ...

Tech Talk for Thursday January 23rd 2020

  StockTwits released yesterday @EquityClock Capital One $COF, an S&P 100 stock moved above $105.70 to an all-time high extending an intermediate uptrend. Strength followed higher than consensus fourth quarter earnings. ‘Tis the season to own Capital One $COF between now and May! Cerner $CERN, ...

BCE.PR.F / BCE.PR.E : Net 17% Conversion To FixedFloaters

BCE Inc. has announced (on January 21): that 506,975 of its 6,707,867 fixed-rate Cumulative Redeemable First Preferred Shares, Series AF (“Series AF Preferred Shares”) have been tendered for conversion on February 1, 2020, on a one-for-one basis, into floating-rate Cumulative Redeemable First P ...

Paying for spectrum policy

In an article in the Financial Post this past Friday, an economist calculates that Canadians’ mobile bills include a hidden tax of 12-16% to cover the fees paid by carriers to the government for spectrum. Robert Crandall calculates the spectrum fees paid by Canadian carriers to be 4 times what E ...

BCE.PR.F To Reset At 3.865%; Convert or Hold BCE.PR.F / BCE.PR.E ?

BCE Inc has announced (on 2020-1-16): Click for Big BCE.PR.F is a FixedFloater which was added to the HIMIPref™ database in December 2008, when it was paying 4.40%. It reset in 2010 to 4.541% and after a net conversion to BCE.PR.F the issue pair was about 90% FixedFloater. It reset in 2015 to 3 ...

Take a pass on Cogeco Communications, says Echelon Wealth

Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Rob Goff is largely staying the course with Cogeco Communications (Cogeco Communications Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:CCA) after the cable and telecom company’s latest quarterly results. In an update to clients on Thursday, Goff kept his “Hold” rating while tri ...

Shaw Communications is Canada’s best telco stock, Echelon says

Following the company’s first quarter results, Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Rob Goff has maintained his “Buy” rating on Shaw Communications (Shaw Communications Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:SJR.B). On Monday, Shaw reported its Q1, 2020 results. The company earned $162-million on revenue of ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday January 14th 2020

Pre-opening Comments for Tuesday January 14th U. S equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 2 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures were virtually unchanged following release of the December Consumer Price Index at 8:30 AM EST. Consensus was an increase of 0.3% v ...

BCE.PR.F To Reset at 239% of GOC-5; Interconvertible with BCE.PR.E

BCE Inc. published their conversion notice for BCE.PR.F on December 18, 2019: Holders of fixed-rate BCE Inc. Series AF Preferred Shares have the right to convert all or part of their shares, effective on February 1, 2020, on a one-for-one basis into floating-rate Cumulative Redeemable First Preferr ...