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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

Buy Espial ahead of Q3 results, says Clarus analyst Ofir

Espial CEO Jaison Dolvane.

The recent pullback in shares of Espial Group (TSX:ESP) is a buying opportunity, says Clarus analyst Eyal Ofir. In a research update to clients this morning, Ofir reiterated his “Buy” rating and $4.00 one-year target price on Espial, implying a return of 108.3% at the time of publication. Ofir says shares of Espial has been […]

Sensio is a takeover target, says Global Maxfin

Global Maxfin Capital analyst Ralph Garcea says deals Sensio has signed with Paramount, Disney and Universal lend "instant credibility to its 3DGO! store.

Having recently signed extensions with Disney and Universal, Sensio (TSXV:SIO) is building value in its 3DGO! platform and has become a “much more valuable takeover target”, says Global Maxfin Capital analyst Ralph Garcea. This morning, Sensio announced it had extended its content licensing agreement with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment for the distribution of 3-D movies […]

Get defensive with these Canadian tech stocks, says Cormark

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Many of Canada’s best technology names are mature companies with recurring revenue streams that make them particularly attractive in the current market downturn, says Cormark analyst Richard Tse. In a research report to clients this morning, Tse talked about a phenomenon that has seen certain companies that performed well in the bull market showing resilience […]