The Cannabis Connection to Coronavirus

That Canadians are stressed shouldn’t come as much of a shock. After all, the COVID-19 crisis has sent stocks plummeting, one in three Canadians worry they won’t make rent or mortgage payments, and thousands of people have lost their jobs. It’s therefore little wonder that some Canadians have turned to cannabis for stress relief. Canadians have flooded online cannabis retail…

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Forget Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB) and Invest in This Marijuana Stock Instead!

Equity markets are making a comeback this week after several governments announced a slew of economic measures to fight COVID-19. In the last three days, the iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index has gained close to 20%. This recovery has driven stocks of a number of companies higher. Several marijuana stocks are roaring back to life as well after a disappointing 2019.…

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This Pot Stock Is Capitalizing on the Bear Market

Every pot stock has been crushed. The marijuana bear market of 2019 sent cannabis ETFs down by more than 50%. The coronavirus bear market of 2020 has compounded the damage. Pot demand continues to grow. That’s not the issue. In 2019, the problem was commoditization. Tilray sent the industry into a nosedive last summer when it reported a pricing collapse.…

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Safe Investments: 2 Classic Food Retail Stocks to Buy Right Now

Relief measures saw the TSX bounce 7% Tuesday. However, safe investments are still the order of the day. The country’s biggest stock exchange is still down by 5% on average for the past five days of trading. Value opportunities will be abundant in the coming weeks, so get out those watch lists. Investors could consider adding shares in stages, owning…

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Contraction Is the New Trend for Cannabis Stocks

A year ago, many investors in Canada’s cannabis industry were boasting of their incredible returns. Investors were doubling or tripling their money in a short amount of time on any company that planted a cannabis plant with a licence from Health Canada. Since a year ago, most of these same companies have been halved three times over. The broader Horizons…

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This Pot Stock Could Benefit From a Recession

While the coronavirus collapse has hit the market hard, one pot stock could actually gain from the turmoil. When cannabis stocks were surging in 2018, investors were expecting growth across the board. By 2019, most companies had seen their valuations fall by at least 50%. Many marijuana producers were building grow facilities for the first time, and revenue forecasts turned…

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Cronos Group Stock Price to Suffer an Earnings Restatement Penalty

Cronos Group (TSX:CRON)(NASDAQ:CRON) stock price fell by 12% early on Wednesday to give up some of its near 13% gains on Tuesday after the marijuana firm said it will effect a 40% charge on its third quarter 2019 revenue and will make a similar adjustment in its restated Q1 2019 earnings results. Cronos will reduce its first-quarter and third-quarter revenues…

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HEXO Stock: A Warning on Potential Bankruptcy?

Investors in marijuana firm HEXO (TSX:HEXO)(NYSE:HEXO) stock received the shock of their lives early morning Tuesday when the company discussed the “ultimate” Going Concern reporting concept in its latest news release. Before getting to the sacred accounting concept, which usually comes up when discussing potential bankruptcy, here are the mildly concerning issues in the company’s news release on Tuesday. An…

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3 Takeaways From Aurora Cannabis’s (TSX:ACB) Founder’s Massive Stock Sale

Aurora Cannabis’s (TSX:ACB)(NYSE:ACB) founder, director, and former CEO Terry Booth has made a massive sale of 12,161,900 shares on his Aurora Cannabis stock position on the open market over the past few days. Should investors read much into this corporate insider’s latest move? Mr. Booth made four separate large sell transactions of millions of Aurora shares at stock prices ranging…

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1 Pot Stock to Buy and 1 to Sell During the Bear Market

Pot companies surged in 2018. Many stocks doubled or tripled in value. By 2019, fortunes reversed, with nearly every marijuana producer falling by at least 50%. 2020 was supposed to be a rebound year. The coronavirus has the potential to upend that promise. The market correction has turned into a full-blown bear market, pushing down equity prices across the board,…

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