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Q: Have held KXS for several years.. I’m wanting to replace it with better growth…already hold CSU, TOI, LMN, SHOP, DSG, GSY, WSP…
Read Answer Asked by Ron on February 21, 2024
Q: Are there any small cap names on your radar that have been growing their top line and profits every year that appear to have a long runway of growth ahead of them -or any that you're excited about?
Along with that are there any that stand out to you that would begin to garner attention from bigger players in the coming years if they continue to grow stay on track? I Would like to a few ideas for a long term hold if the companies can continue to execute.

Thanks very much
Read Answer Asked by Dustin on February 21, 2024
Q: Not a question, but a comment. And not sure if it’s relevant or not.

I’ve been involved in the electrical industry for 35+ years and have been aware of Hammond from a users perspective for much of that time. They’re noted for having good equipment, debatably the Honda or Toyota of relatively small dry type electromagnetic gizmos. Not the least expensive, but good value. It’s reliable, available, and therefore rather ubiquitous in industrial electrical rooms. I own the company not only because of your endorsement but because I like their products.

Similar comment with Powell. Pretty good equipment from a technical perspective and reasonably priced. Good innovators and flexible offerings. They seem to be winning lots of fully evaluated tenders.

One last comment. If privately-owned Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc. ever goes public, consider buying. Fabulous relays and communication equipment for the utility and industrial power system space, and exceptional service.
Read Answer Asked by Brian on February 19, 2024
Q: What would you view as being the top Canadian compounders over say a 10-15 year period. I'm thinking CSU and ATD. What others for investors that want compounding growth over many years.
Read Answer Asked by Gerry on February 16, 2024
Q: How would you value above companies for a long term industrial hold.? Are there other companies in the North American industry you would prefer? Thank you.
Read Answer Asked by Mark on February 16, 2024
Q: I am considering starting new positions or adding to existing positions in a number of these companies. In What order would you purchase these companies, from first to last? Is there any of these companies you would not currently buy? Looking at 3 to 5 year timeline..

Apologies for number of companies!! Please deduct appropriately.


Read Answer Asked by Timothy on February 14, 2024
Q: Hi Team,
I continue to hold Nvei with big losses. Would you endorse a switch into HPS.A today? Which stock/ company do you see having more potential say 3-5yrs down the road when comparing the two? Also, do you know the earnings dates for both?

Read Answer Asked by Shane on February 13, 2024
Q: Hi Team,
I was debating if it was time to trim some NVDA after the big gains the stock has had over the past while. Do you have any quality growth names that would you suggest buying with the funds if I do decide to trim at this point? From my end I was thinking of HPS.A...would this be advisable? Or perhaps ISRG. Your opinion would be greatly appreciated.

Read Answer Asked by Shane on February 12, 2024
Q: I just finished rebalancing in my TFSA and would like to take the extra dollars generated and invest in a conservative growth company for a 3 yo 5 year term. Please rank the names provided including any Canadian favourites of your own.
Much appreciated. ram
Read Answer Asked by Ray on February 12, 2024
Q: Good Evening
I am a long time holder of Premium Brands, have always liked its prospects but have grown impatient with the stagnation in stock price. Considering a move to Hammond but wonder if I have missed out on the run up in price. Would you endorse the switch or have another suggestion. When I have made these types of decisions in the past many times patience would have been the best move.
Thank you
Read Answer Asked by Marty on February 09, 2024
Q: Hello, can you suggest 5 consumer stocks and 5 industrial stocks, either in Canada and US, with a brief reason for each suggestion. I am trying to re-balance my portfolio and I am overweight in tech right now. Thanks!
Read Answer Asked by Martin on February 09, 2024
Q: Hi guys,

I have the following stocks inside my portfolio all around the 1.5%. I have some additional cash available to invest inside a "balance" portfolio. Please rank them for a 3 year hold.


Read Answer Asked by jim on February 08, 2024
Q: I recently retired and looking to place some of my savings into the market with a 5 year horizon at which time I will re-evaluate. Will tolerate a moderate to light risk. Could you please recommend 3 or 4 stocks or etf’s for my TFSA and 5-6 stocks for growth. Appreciate all your efforts. Thank you. Brian
Read Answer Asked by Brian on February 07, 2024
Q: is there any upside at all to this company because exactly a year ago today well was at $3.85 per share and today it is at $3.72 per share. I have lost my patience with this company can you please suggest a better company that might have potential in the next year or 2 thank you
Read Answer Asked by wilson on February 05, 2024
Q: Hi,
Kicking myself in the butt for not buying SMCI a few months back after humming and hawing about it. I guess because I have a large NVDA and GOOG position already so didn’t want too much AI exposure.

For some of these names that have run hard over the last 3-6 months, would you add or initiate new positions? I own NVDA, HPS.A and TVK and have nice gains but want to slightly add for long term. I’m reluctant now to buy these new daily highs in SMCI and VRT, afraid of a sharp pullback. How would you proceed? For all the stocks mentioned, what inning do you think we’re in for each? Still long runways? And I know it’s hard, but what would be good price targets to buy if they pulled back? Thanks!
Read Answer Asked by Keith on February 02, 2024
Q: Any TSX/TSV listed stocks that you feel are currently undervalued?
Read Answer Asked by Tony on February 01, 2024
Q: I'm down 50% on this one. Any chance of recovery in the next 12-18 months or time to move on as there appears to be better opportunities out there? If so, can you suggest a couple replacements? Many thanks.
Read Answer Asked by Tony on February 01, 2024
Q: Which 5 Canadian and 5 US companies would you buy for pure growth over the next 6 months? Can you provide a bullet for each on risk and main reasons for selection?
Read Answer Asked on January 31, 2024