Shirley Won talks to Pender President & PM, David Barr, about two of his stock picks that trade for less than $5 a share, BSM Technologies Inc. (BSM) and Vigil Health Solutions Inc. (VGL).Continue Reading
Pender, the manager of the Pender investment funds, is pleased to announce that its funds are now available for purchase anywhere in Canada*. To date Pender’s funds have only been available for purchase in its home province of British Columbia, as well as Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Availability now encompasses every Province and Territory of Canada.Continue Reading
President & Portfolio Manager, David Barr talks to Bloomberg Markets about Pender portfolio holding, GreenSpace Brands (JTR). He provides some input on why GreenSpace, whose “sales more than tripled in a year as retailers scramble to meet consumers’ demand for healthier offerings” could be “a takeover target down the line”.
“They’ve been able to take these mom-and-pop natural food products and plug them into their distribution channel,” said David Barr…There’s tremendous value creation in that.”
David Barr joined Business Day host Amber Kanwar to discuss M&A activity in the small cap tech sector and how Pender looks for potential investment candidates in this area.Continue Reading
Shirley Won talks to Pender President & PM, David Barr, about “under-the-radar gems”.
“We try to find businesses that we know and understand,” said the stock-picker who leans toward technology plays. “We try to get into the mindset of potential buyers and figure out what they would pay … When the price is suitably cheap, we look to buy. That is what we think really drives our returns long term.”