BCE gets price target raise at Euro Pacific Canada

BCE CEO George Cope.

The space it operates in increasingly competitive, but Euro Pacific Canada analyst Rob Goff says BCE (TSX:BCE) is delivering solid execution. Yesterday, BCE reported its Q4 and fiscal 2015 results. In the fourth quarter, the company earned $496-million on revenue of $5.6-billion, a topline that was up 1.4 per cent over the same period last […]

Not much separation in mobile performance of Telus, Bell and Rogers, says study

RootMetrics

A new study released by mobile network testing agency RootMetrics paints an interesting picture of mobile network access and performance standards for voice, data and texting services across Canada. Their Canadian National RootScore Report for the second half of 2015 includes their first-ever nationwide performance rankings of the Big Three major carriers, Telus, Bell and […]

Sandvine rises after booking $12-million in new orders

sandvine head office

Shares of Waterloo-based Sandvine (TSX:SVC) are up today after the company announced it had received $12-million in new orders from an unnamed client it described as a “major cable operator customer in North America”. The purchases, for the company’s policy traffic switch (PTS) 32000, are follow-ons to orders the same client made a year ago. […]

Wi-LAN’s stock is now “impossible to ignore”, says Paradigm

Paradigm analyst Daniel Kim notes that following the Qimonda and Freescale acquisitions, Wi-LAN has more than 13,000 patents, a five-fold increase in just a single year.

The decision to cut its dividend has moved shares of Wi-LAN (TSX:WIN, Nasdaq:WILN) below what is reasonable and investors should be scooping up shares here, says Paradigm analyst Daniel Kim. In a research update to clients today, Kim reiterated his “Buy” recommendation and one-year target price of $5.00 on Wi-LAN, implying a return of 261 […]

Wi-LAN restructuring gets thumbs up at Paradigm

Wi-LAN CEO Jim Skippen.

A restructuring that will see Wi-LAN (TSX:WIN, Nasdaq:WILN) boss Jim Skippen delay his retirement and stay on for at least three more years is getting the thumbs up from Paradigm Capital analyst Daniel Kim. Yesterday, Wi-LAN reported its Q3, 2015 results. The company earned (U.S.) $829,000 on revenue of $21.4-million. Wi-LAN also announced a corporate […]

Telus enjoys tailwinds on wired but faces headwinds on wireless, says Euro Pacific

Telus CEO Darren Entwistle in Vancouver, October 2, 2015.

Euro Pacific analyst Rob Goff says Telus (TSX:T) remains his favourite Canadian telco, despite some challenges in its wireless business. On Thursday, Telus will report its Q3, 2015 results. Goff expects the company will earn $0.65, with EBITDA of $1.11-billion on revenue of $3.19-billion, in-line with the street’s expectation of EPS of $0.65, EBITDA of […]

Rogers Communications gets price target raise from Euro Pacific’s Goff

Byron Capital analyst Rob Goff says industry consolidation and increased data usage is improving the climate for Canada's wireless players, and Rogers Communications stands to benefit greatly from these trends.

Better sentiment towards an increasingly competitive cable offering should help stabilize Rogers Communications’ (TSX:RCI.B) third quarter results, says Euro Pacific Canada analyst Rob Goff. In a research update to clients Wednesday, Goff maintained his “Buy” rating on Rogers Communications, but raised his one-year target price from $50.00 to $52.00, implying a return of 12.6% at […]