QIS Update #8 2013 - April 16th 2013
Included in this update:
- Virtutone Networks secures new retail contracts
- Detailed Preview – The Small-Cap Conference – Calgary - April 16
The line-up has been finalized for the upcoming Small-Cap Conference we are hosting in Calgary on April 16. Provided below the Virtutone Networks news release is a detailed preview of the conference participants which includes brief summaries on each participating company to display the quality and diversity of the presenting organizations. For those fortunate enough to be in Calgary and the surrounding area next week, we encourage you to come out and attend the Small-Cap Conference to take advantage of this lineup while they are all assembled in one place!
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Virtutone Networks Inc. (VFX:TSX-V)
Current Price: $0.20 (coverage commenced Sep. 9/11 - $0.10)
Virtutone Networks Inc. has announced that its retail division has won 2 new contracts to provide managed line services to oil and gas supply companies. The company will deploy more than 700 lines over the next few months, and expects the number of lines to increase significantly as these companies expand their operations. Virtutone is also working on a number of additional contracts, and looks forward to announcing these deals as they are finalized.
Virtutone’s retail contracts are higher margin repeatable business that add stability and profitability to the company. These retails contracts come on the heels of Virtutone’s recent announcement that they surpassed $1.25 million in revenues during March. We are expecting even higher revenues in April as the company will have a full month of the new wholesale business.
The Small-Cap Conference - Calgary
April 16, 2013 – 6pm-9pm – Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
We would like to invite our subscribers to attend The Small-Cap Conference in Calgary on April 16th. We have been holding these conferences for over 10 years and they are an excellent venue for investors to come and listen to a diversified group of quality companies. If you’re in the Calgary area, we would appreciate your support and we’re confident that this will be a worthwhile event.
We have a fantastic group of profitable companies from a variety of industries along with small-cap specialists Brent Todd, Canaccord Wealth Management, and Ryan Irvine, editor for KeyStone Financial, a popular investment newsletter publisher. An overview of the presenting companies is included below. This is an exceptional conference format designed to provide a diversified view of fundamental quality companies to an audience of quality investors. Register now at www.smallcapconference.ca/register.php to reserve your seat.
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This is a must come event – particularly when the small-cap market is struggling because that’s when the best opportunities are available. This year’s speakers include companies from the oil & gas production industry, energy servicing, healthcare, manufacturing, and more. The guest speakers will be sharing their outlook on the markets and current economic conditions, and will be providing their top picks. As usual, we have several $100 gift card door prizes to give away at the conference. We also have several other $100 gift card door prizes to give away at the conference.
Admission is FREE with pre-registration. A registration form is available online at www.smallcapconference.ca/register.php. You can also register via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 250-377-1182.
FREE Small-Cap Investment Conference
April 16, 2013
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre - Garden Courts
1316 - 33 Street NE, Calgary, AB
Blackbird Energy (BBI:TSX-V): $0.08 Blackbird Energy is an emerging Canadian oil and natural gas company currently focused on oil in West Central SK and the Montney formation in the Deep Basin in West Central AB. In January 2013, the company bought an oil and gas asset in Flaxcombe, SK for $540K with production of 28 bopd. Since then Blackbird has completed a workover adding 25 bopd and a recompletion which has behind pipe production of 60 bopd. The company recently purchased an additional land package in Saskatchewan and has a number of wells, recompletions, and workovers planned throughout the remainder of 2013. Blackbird has a strong balance sheet with cash and equivalents of $2.1 million and no debt.
Brent Todd – Canaccord Wealth Management: Brent is a Vancouver-based investment advisor specializing in small and micro-cap opportunities. He has become the ‘go to guy’ for fundamental small-cap companies and has had a tremendous track record of success. Brent’s top pick for our last few conferences has been Rifco Inc which has risen from $0.40 when he first recommended it to our conference participants, to over $4.00 today. Brent will be sharing his investment philosophy and his top picks for 2013 at the Calgary Conference.
CEMATRIX Corp. (CVX:TSX-V): $0.10 CEMATRIX is a manufacturer and supplier of technologically advanced cellular concrete products with applications in a variety of markets, including oil and gas construction and infrastructure construction. The company recently reported record annual revenues of $8.5 million and entered the new fiscal year with a $3.9 million backlog of work. CEMATRIX has a stable balance sheet with over $1 million in working capital and long-term debt of less than $400K.
Dalmac Energy (DAL:TSX-V): $0.47 Dalmac Energy is a rapidly expanding oil and gas service company that specializes in oilfield servicing, fluid hauling, chemical sales, tank rentals and rig moving. The company recently announced record revenues of $30 million for the 9 month period with net earnings of $1.5 million or $0.07 per share. Dalmac has also recently added approximately $6.5 million worth of new equipment and is forecasting continued record financial results. The company is presently trading at less than 4 times estimated annual earnings.
Iplayco Corporation (IPC:TSX-V): $0.35 Iplayco designs, manufactures and installs customized indoor and outdoor play structures for children. The company also owns and operates a family entertainment centre in Langley, B.C. For the last two quarters, IPlayco has generated revenues of $6.9 million and earnings of $700K or $0.07 per share. The company recently announced another 4 new orders worth about $3 million. IPlayco is poised for record revenues and earnings this fiscal year.
KeyStone Financial Publishing: An independent financial advisor offering specific BUY/SELL research reports through its respected library of stock market investment publications. Ryan Irvine, President has spoken at several of our previous conferences and always brings a wealth of information and company specific analysis. KeyStone has a track record of success for picking small-cap winners through its fundamental analysis and investment strategies. Ryan will again be sharing his top picks for 2013 at The Calgary Small-Cap Conference.
QHR Technologies (QHR:TSX-V): $0.52 QHR Technologies is a Canadian company specializing in software designed to improve the efficiency of professionals in healthcare and other markets. The company recently announced an alliance with RelayHealth and Novari Health to bring their industry-leading technologies together to improve efficiencies between Canadian health care providers and patients. For the 9 months, QHR announced revenues of $21.3 million, an increase of 24%.
Titan Logix (TLA:TSX-V): $0.83 Titan Logix is an advanced technology industrial instrumentation and controls company focused on the design, manufacturing, distribution and servicing of instrumentation and automation solutions. For the trailing 12 months, the company generated sales of $18.5 million and earnings of $3.8 million or $0.15 per share. Titan Logix also has a strong balance sheet with $9.5 million in positive working capital ($0.38 per share) and no debt. The company recently announced that it is re-entering the burner management market.
Virtutone Networks (VFX:TSX-V): $0.20 Virtutone specializes in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Fax over Internet Protocol (FoIP) applications. The company recently announced significant new contracts for its new wholesale division. Revenues are expected to climb by over 500% over the next 12 months to over $20 million. In addition, Virtutone’s higher margin retail division also recently announced new contracts totaling 700 new lines. This is shaping up to be a breakout year for Virtutone Networks and its shareholders.
We look forward to a very successful conference. If you have any further questions, please feel free to email us at email@example.com or call us at (250) 377-1182. We look forward to seeing you at The Small-Cap Conference.
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