Canadian Tech Stocks

Avante Logixx stock has 44 per cent upside, Beacon Securities says

Three minute read on Avante Logixx stock Following the company’s first strategic acquisition, Beacon Securities analyst Gabriel Leung has raised his one-year price target on Avante Logixx (Avante Logixx Stock Quote, Chart TSXV:XX). On Tuesday, Avante Logixx announced the acquisition of Mississaug ...

Buy Evertz Technologies for the dividend, Bruce Murray says

>Two minute read on Evertz Technologies stock Looking at it track record, Evertz Technologies (Evertz Technologies stock Quote, Chart TSX:ET) definitely falls outside of the growth stock category, but that’s okay, says portfolio manager Bruce Murray, who owns the company for its healthy dividend. ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday September 19th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday September 19th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 4 points in pre-opening trade. E-Trade (ETFC $53.76) is expected to open higher after Jefferies raised its rating on the stock to Buy from Hold. Humana (HUM $335.99) is e ...

Shopify’s stock is not as pricey as you think, National Bank Financial says

Shopify (Quote, Chart TSX, NYSE:SHOP) has been one of the notable high-fliers in the Canadian tech revival of the past few years. But does that mean that current investors have missed the boat on the stock’s upside? Is the Shopify stock forecast less rosy than its past? Not necessarily, says Nati ...

Hashtag Trending – Robots create jobs; Apple losing customers; Shopify and AR

Robots might actually create jobs not take them, Apple’s new luxury phone prices scaring away customers, and Shopify bring augmented reality to ecommerce. First up trending on LinkedIn: Fears robots stealing our jobs, may not be as real as we think. A new study has found that robots may actually c ...

OpenText is a better pick than Constellation Software right now, this investor says

With apologies to Shopify fans, investors looking for home-grown technology sector success stories should be thinking about Constellation Software (Quote, Chart TSX:CSU) and OpenText Corp. (Quote, Chart TSX, NASDAQ:OTEX), two growth-by-acquisition software companies who have been richly rewarding s ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday September 12th 2018

  Observations Today is Apple’s annual new product launch day. Look for lots of exciting new products and services. The stock has moved smartly higher in anticipation of the event and closed just below its all-time high yesterday. A word of caution! The stock has a history of moving higher prior ...

How to Build a $6 Billion Business Around Security, Privacy and Trust

When your business relies on data, you need customer relationships that are founded on trust. Without it, customers will always question why you need information, how you’re planning to use it, and whether they should restrict access or switch to another provider they trust more. At Georgian Part ...

Buy AcuityAds for a double, Haywood says

A new development at AcuityAds (Quote, Chart TSXV:AT) has Haywood Securities analyst Pardeep Sangha raising his price target on the stock. This morning, AcuityAds announced it had completed a strategic transaction with an unnamed American artificial intelligence adtech company. “AcuityAds has alr ...

Take a pass on Tecsys, Beacon Securities says

Tecsys Inc (Quote, Chart TSX:TCS) posted revenue and EBITDA misses in its recent quarterly report, leaving analyst Gabriel Leung of Beacon Securities to maintain his “Hold” rating and $16.50 target price. Montreal-based Tecsys reported its fiscal first quarter 2019 last Thursday, with the compa ...