IPOs

Gearing up for IPO, Roots could only hope for flight path similar to Canada Goose

Expect investor enthusiasm to boost Roots shares in the early going – despite any concerns about valuation, quality of financial reporting, or insider selling ...

Solium Capital gets “outperform” rating as National Bank Financial launches coverage

Solium Capital CEO Mike Broadfoot. Solium Capital (TSX:SUM) is a tech that should be on investors’ radar, National Bank Financial analyst Richard Tse says. In a research report to clients today, Tse initiated coverage of Solium Capital with an “Outperform” rating and one-year price target ...

Why the Blockchain is so disruptive for venture capital

These days not a single meeting with a fellow VC goes by without talking about Blockchain and how to invest in this space. We are all a bit puzzled by how quickly this market has evolved. With a combined market cap of all crypto currencies now topping $170b, crypto has become more than a third of a ...

You should be buying Real Matters right now, says National Bank Financial

Real Matters CEO Jason Smith Despite the optics of its share price, Real Matters’ (TSX:REAL) business plan is on track, says National Bank Financial analyst Richard Tse. With its share price down significantly since its May IPO, Tse recently spent a day with Real Matters CEO Jason Smith and CFO ...

What is Pat’s commentary for the week of August 29, 2017

Dear Inner Circle member, Back in the 1980s and 1990s, before venture capital financing reached today’s level of familiarity, venture-capital investors used to say that they only expected to make money on perhaps one in 10 of the companies they invested in. That’s because they mostly invested i ...

Top Funds' Activity in Q2 2017

David Randall of Reuters reports, Billionaire hedge-fund manager Tepper adds contrarian energy stocks:Hedge-fund manager David Tepper, known for taking positions in out-of-favor companies in his Appaloosa Management hedge fund, added stakes in embattled Wells Fargo Co and several energy companies i ...

Mogo has 59 per cent upside, Mackie Research says

A quarter he describes as strong has Mackie Research Capital analyst Nikhil Thadani feeling bullish about Mogo (TSX:MOGO). Last Wednesday, Mogo reported its Q2, 2017 results. The company lost $4.3-million on revenue of $11.5-million, a topline that was two per cent better than the same period last ...

Are new stock issues a good deal for investors, or a risky investment?

New stock issues generally come to market when it’s a good time for investors to sell. But it’s seldom a good time for investors to buy. Human nature puts the odds against you when you invest in new stock issues (also known as IPOs or Initial Public Offerings). Insiders decide when to bring new ...

Are new stock issues a good deal for investors, or a risky investment?

New stock issues generally come to market when it’s a good time for investors to sell. But it’s seldom a good time for investors to buy. Human nature puts the odds against you when you invest in new stock issues (also known as IPOs or Initial Public Offerings). Insiders decide when to bring new ...