Espial is a buy despite “significant” risks, says Haywood

Espial Group CEO Jaison Dolvane.

A strong third quarter and a large market for Espial Group’s (TSX:ESP) Reference Design Kit-based set top box client trumps some real investment risks, says Haywood analyst Massimo Voci. Yesterday, shares of Espial fell after the company announced it had earned $213,970 on revenue of $5.1-million, a topline that was up 34% from the same […]

Open Text gets price target raise at Cormark

Solid profitability and cash flow in what is traditionally a soft quarter for Open Text (TSX:OTC, Nasdaq: OTEX) shows just how skilled the company is at M&A, says Cormark analyst Richard Tse. Yesterday, Open Text reported its Q1, 2015 results. The company earned (US) $64.65-million on revenue of $453.8-million, a topline that was up 40% […]

Slyce is one of my top picks, says StoneCastle’s Campbell

Portfolio manager Bruce Campbell thinks Slyce has a chance to insert itself into a potentially lucrative space between the consumer and retailer.

Newly listed tech hopeful Slyce (TSXV:SLC) has caught the attention of one portfolio manager, who says the company is one of his top picks. Bruce Campbell, President and Portfolio Manager at StoneCastle Investment Management was on BNN’s “Market Call” yesterday to talk about the Calgary-based company that wants to bridge the gap between the real […]

Espial Group falls after Q3 earnings report


Shares of Espial Group(TSX:ESP) are down today after the company released its Q3 earnings yesterday after market close. The company earned $213,970 on revenue of $5.1-million, up 34% from the $3.8-million topline the company posted in last year’s third quarter. While investors may be expressing disappointment in the showing, the numbers did best at least […]

Celestica price target lowered by Paradigm, keeps “Buy” rating


Celestica’s (TSX:CLS) higher Q3 margins were tempered by its lower-than-expected fourth quarter guidance, says Paradigm Capital analyst Gabriel Leung. Yesterday, Celestica announced ts Q3, 2014 results. The company earned (US) $34.4-million on revenue of $1.423-billion, down 5% from last year’s Q3. “Despite overall demand softness in the third quarter, primarily in our communications end market, […]

Tekmira rises as production of Ebola treatment begins


Shares of Burnaby-based Tekmira (TSX:TKM, NASDAQ:TKMR) are up today after the company late yesterday announced it has started limited GMP manufacture of a new therapeutic that specifically targets the Ebola-Guinea variant, the viral variant responsible for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The company says the product should be available by December. In August, the […]

DataWind is a buy, says Haywood

Suneet Singh Tuli and Raja Singh Tuli, co-founders of Datawind Inc. celebrate the Company’s $30 million IPO at the TSX market open.

DataWind (TSX:DW) has a real opportunity in enabling internet access to emerging markets, says Haywood analyst Massimo Voci. In a research report to clients this morning, Voci initiated coverage of DataWind with a “Buy” rating and $7.00 one-year target, implying a return of 75% at the time of publication. Best known for its cheap tablets, […]