DragonWave rises after receiving more than $10-million in orders

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Shares of DragonWave (TSX:DWI, Nasdaq:DRWI) are up today after the company announced it has received orders for more than $10-milllion from an unnamed Tier One North American carrier. The company says much of the order will entail providing engineering planning and installation services to support upgrades to the company’s national 4G/LTE network. DragonWave will supply […]

Urthecast spikes after signing $65-million contract

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Shares of Urthecast (TSX:UR) are up today after the company announced it has inked a $65-million previously announced contract with an unnamed customer. The company says the contract, which will entail Urthecast providing earth imagery data and engineering and “value-added” services, includes a payment of 20% of the value of contract upfront. “The signing of […]

Spectra7 is making “significant” progress, says PI

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Third quarter results from Spectra7 Microsystems (TSXV:SEV) show that the company is making “significant progress” with its Virtual Reality chipsets, says PI analyst Pardeep Sangha. Yesterday, Spectra7 reported its Q3, 2014 results. The company lost (U.S.) $1.88-million on revenue of $1.65-million, up 49% from last year’s third quarter topline of $612,902. “Spectra7’s success with our […]

Air Quality Wearable TZOA Launches Kickstarter Campaign

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A start-up called TZOA has launched a crowdfunding campaign to develop a wearable “enviro-tracker” device for monitoring air quality and UV metrics. As of now, 33 of 200 “early bird” $135 TZOA packages have been claimed. The smartphone app connected to the device is available for either iOS or Android platforms. TZOA will have an […]

Quebec City’s LeddarTech Raises $7 Million Through BDC and GO Capital

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Quebec City’s LeddarTech has raised $7 million in equity financing from BDC Capital and GO Capital. The company, which specializes in high-performance sensors with a variety of applications, will use the money to expand both its marketing efforts and manufacturing capacity. “This round of financing puts us in the position to bolster our go-to-market activities […]

Magellan Aerospace is a buy, says Paradigm

"The strength of the commercial aircraft market is holding," says Magellan Aerospace. "Boeing and Airbus maintain their positions that future demand for these aircraft is real".

Strong demand for commercial aircraft is leading to an increase in OEM production rates that is benefiting Magellan Aerospace (TSX:MAL), says Paradigm Capital analyst J. Marvin Wolff. On Monday, Magellan Aerospace reported its Q3, 2014 results. The company earned $13.03-million on revenue of $202.5-million, a figure that was up 11.9% over the $181.0-million topline the […]

Norsat is undervalued, says Global Maxfin’s Garcea

Chan: "We have this great product, now we want to take it down the technology curve. We are starting to look at high-end commercial customers such as utilities, transportation, oil and gas. They have fairly deep pockets and an extreme need for communications in remote environments."

Norsat (TSX:NII) has a stable current business, several opportunities for growth, and is trading below its industry peers, says Global Maxfin Capital analyst Ralph Garcea. Norsat yesterday reported its Q3, 2014 results. The company earned (U.S.) $967,588 on revenue of $8.1-million, a topline that was down 8% from last year’s third quarter. “Revenues for the […]

Avigilon soars after record third quarter

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Shares of Avigilon (TSX:AVO) are up sharply today after the company reported third quarter results that bested expectations. The Vancouver-based next-gen security provider earned $11.2-million on revenue of $71-million, a 39% bump over last year’s $51.2-million topline. “Avigilon delivered another record sales quarter in the third quarter, underpinned by particularly strong growth in the United […]

D-Box has a “significant” opportunity in China, says Industrial Alliance

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With a runway of multiple thousands of screens, the opportunity for Quebec-based D-Box Technologies (TSX:DBO) in China is significant, says Industrial Alliance Securities analyst Steve Li. Last Wednesday, D-Box announced that the mainland China theatre chain Emmy Cinemas would equip two of its theaters located in Yinchuan with D-Box’s motion systems. The sale followed on […]

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

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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, […]