Canadian Communications & Media Stocks

Tech Talk for Thursday July 18th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Thursday July 18th U.S. equity index futures were mixed this morning. S&P 500 futures were down unchanged in pre-opening trade. Index futures were virtually unchanged following release of economic news released at 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus for Weekly Jobless Claims was an inc ...

BCE’s stock does not have much upside, Ryan Bushell says

No one wants a recession but planning for one should be part of every investor’s mindset, so goes the traditional wisdom. Which brings us to the utilities, which while often not promising much in terms of share price appreciation can nonetheless deliver on dividend yield. That logic clearly fits ...

BCE is a better bet than Telus right now, this portfolio manager says

Competition may be heating up between Canada’s wireless providers but for investors looking for a good play in the telco sector, choose BCE (BCE News, Stock Quote, Chart TSX:BCE) over Telus (Telus News, Stock Quote, Chart TSX:T), says fund manager David Cockfield, who says BCE’s nation-wide pen ...

Retooling Rewheel’s reports

A report by a Managing Director at NERA Economic Consulting says policy makers and regulators should ignore the Digital Fuel Monitor, an international mobile pricing study regularly published by Finland’s Rewheel Research. According to the new report, there is no “simple fix” for the Digital ...

theScore gets Top Pick status at Echelon Wealth Partners

A move into betting could be a real catalyst for theScore (theScore News, Stock Quote, Chart TSXV:SCR), says Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Rob Goff. In a research update to clients Friday, Goff maintained his “Speculative Buy” rating and one year price tareget of $0.55 on theScore, implying a ...

Rogers Communications will help recession-proof your portfolio, this investor says

So far, Rogers Communications (Rogers Communications News Stock Quote, Chart TSX:RCI.B) has had an up and down year, marketwise, but investors looking for security amidst market volatility should be thinking about this telecom name. So says Stan Wong of Scotia Wealth Management, who calls Rogers a ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday July 3rd 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday July 3rd U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 6 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures were virtually unchanged following release of economic news at 8:15 AM and 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus for June ADP Private Employment was ...

Telus’s stock is fine for its dividend just don’t expect growth, this investor says

The low interest rate environment has been kind to telco stocks like Telus (Telus News, Stock Quote, Chart TSX:T) and while it’s not cheap, investors should be well-served by the company’s devotion to upping its dividend on a regular basis. That’s the takeaway from David Burrows of Barometer ...

#CTS19 on demand

Over the past few weeks, I have posted a number of sessions from The 2019 Canadian Telecom Summit. Here is the list of what is available online: Opening remarks – Opening commentary by the chairs; The closing keynote – Video and text of the remarks and discussion with ISED Minister Navdeep B ...

Shaw has price target trimmed at Echelon Wealth, maintains “Buy” rating

Following the company’s first quarter results, Echelon Wealth Partners has lowered its price target on Shaw Communications (Shaw Communications Stock Quote, Chart TSX:SJR.B), though the bank is maintaining its “Buy” rating on the stock. On Thursday, Shaw reported its Q3, 2019 results. The com ...