Mississauga’s Nuvo Research, which has developed an osteoarthritis pain-killing cream that is absorbed through the skin, saw its revenues leap on a milestone payment. Upon receiving FDA approval, Nuvo received $15-million payment from its marketing partner, Covidien. Ultimately the Company received $27.3-million in a single quarter when licensing payments were added to the mix. Nuvo […]
With the sale of Edmonton based Matrikon (TSX:MTK) to Honeywell for $4.50 per share, the profiled picks of The Dollarton Cantech Letter now have a second gainer of more than 100% on the books (the first happened when we closed coverage on Aastra (TSX:AAH) with a 242% gain). That’s the good news. The bad news […]
Tomorrow’s Leaders: Ten Canadian Tech Stocks for the Future At Cantech Letter we like value. Talk to us about a tech stock trading under one times sales with 45% of its market cap in cash and our ears perk up. Admittedly, though, being an adherent to any discipline mean you sometimes miss stuff that falls […]
Ottawa’s Zarlink Semiconductor has been around for quite some time, but has subtly shifted focus of late, entering more specialized markets that leverage expertise the company has gained over three decades. Like most Ottawa based telecom companies, you don’t have to go looking too far for Terry Matthews fingerprints on The Company. Zarlink was born […]
10 Moments in Canadian Tech Stock History that Changed the World by Nick Waddell Is it inevitable? No. Is it probable? Yes. If you are a Canadian inventor, and your work is of the highest importance, it will probably be commercialized in the United States. One way or another, this is the fate of many […]
Buoyed by Honeywell’s acquisition of Matrikon for $4.50 a share, the profiled companies of the Dollarton Cantech Letter managed to post a small gain since the last time we updated the index on March 26th. (September 26th, 2008-May 28th, 2010). Underlying Data 1. Intrinysc Software: Profile date: September 26, 2008. Price at profile date: $0.20. […]
2010: The Top 20 Canadian Techs (So far) This Year 2009 was a year of recovery for the worldwide markets, and Canadian tech stocks were no exception. Led by DragonWave (TSX:DWI) which began the year as a TSX Venture stock and ended with a full big board listing and a share price in excess of […]
The profiled companies of The Dollarton Cantech Letter have slipped a bit since our last update. This collection of Canadian tech stocks, which now totals seventeen, is up 19.7%, while the TSX as a whole is down 1.4% over the same time frame (September 26th, 2008-March 26th, 2010).
While the CRTC’s recent reversal on GlobalLive brought a little excitement to the Canadian wireless sector, many believe Canada is seriously lagging in real consumer choice and competition. Perhaps part of the proof is that most of the companies on this list service the international, not domestic market. We look at the Top 10 performing Canadian wireless stocks in 2009.
It could be argued that the first billionaire in the history of Wales is also Canada’s only living tech legend. But how did Terry Matthews reach such lofty heights? More importantly, why isn’t he in the lawnmower business anymore? All is explained in our “Timeline: Sir Terry Matthews”.