Bausch, Scotiabank, CIBC at 52-Week Highs on News

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (T.BHC) hit a new 52-week high of $40.75 on Thursday. John Paulson’s 13F portfolio value increased from $3.21B to $3.85B this quarter.Paulson & Company's largest three positions are Horizon Therapeutics, Bausch Health, and BrightSphere Investment Group.

Bank of Nova Scotia (T.BNS) hit a new 52-week high of $76.66 on Thursday. Scotiabank has donated $700,000 to Women's College Hospital Foundation to support two revolutionary initiatives that drive equitable and accessible healthcare for Canadians.

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (T.CM) hit a new 52-week high of $121.36 on Thursday. Motley Fool says CIBC recently released its first quarter results. They beat expectations on just about every metric. With GAAP earnings up 34% (11% on an adjusted basis), the bank delivered far more profit than analysts were expecting. Profit growth was driven by lower PCL in personal banking and higher revenue in wealth management. It was a pretty strong quarter. Yet thanks to concerns about the bank’s historical performance, the stock hasn’t gained much despite its earnings blowout. As a result, says the "Fool", it’s now a cheap stock you can snap up and lock in a high dividend yield.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (T.CNQ) hit a new 52-week high of $38.59 on Thursday. The company announced fourth-quarter net earnings of $749 million, compared to a loss of $4er million in the prior-year quarter.

St. James Gold Corp. (V.LORD) hit a new 52-week high of $2.75 on Thursday. St. James Gold provide a corporate update on the progress of its expansion in the Newfoundland area and looking to acquire additional high value gold assets. The Island of Newfoundland represents an emerging under-explored gold district. Previous production from epithermal (Au-Cu) and orogenic (Au-only) deposits, and as byproduct of volcanogengic massive sulphide (VMS) operations is well documented and remains a focus of geoscience research by the Geological Survey of NL and mining industry.

Two areas of major gold exploration activity have been targeted by St James Gold Corp. for new acquisitions of mineral licenses situated near VMS deposits and advanced gold projects surrounding Valentine Lake and Queensway projects.

Manulife Financial Corporation (T.MFC) hit a new 52-week high of $25.74 on Thursday. Manulife has risen consistently and dramatically since its 2020 COVID lows. MFC has a reliable dividend yield of 4.3% and a modest valuation. The Wall Street analyst opinion is bullish. The options market is sending a modestly bullish signal.

National Bank of Canada (TSX: NA) hit a new 52-week high of $82.96 on Thursday. National announces today that the Notice of its Annual Meeting to be held virtually on April 23, and its Management Proxy Circular have been released and filed with securities regulators.

Ovintiv Inc. (T.OVV) hit a new 52-week high of $34.47 on Thursday. Ovintiv announced that Katherine L. Minyard has been appointed as an independent member of its board of directors, effective immediately. Minyard, 45, is an Investment Principal and Partner at Cambiar Investors where she focuses on energy, metals and mining, industrials, basic materials and utility equities. Before joining Cambiar, she was an Executive Director on J.P. Morgan's Equity Research Team covering integrated oil, refining, Canadian oil and U.S. E&P companies.

Arbor Metals Corp. (V.ABR) hit a new 52-week high of $2.42 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

AutoCanada Inc. (T.ACQ) hit a new 52-week high of $33.68 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Amerigo Resources Ltd. (T.ARG) hit a new 52-week high of $1.01 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (C.BIGG) hit a new 52-week high of $1.72 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

CCL Industries Inc. (T.CCL.B) hit a new 52-week high of $68.40 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Cervus Equipment Corporation (T.CERV) hit a new 52-week high of $15.02 on Thursday. No news stories available today.
C-Com Satellite Systems Inc. (V.CMI) hit a new 52-week high of $3.72 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

CannaOne Technologies Inc (C.CNNA) hit a new 52-week high of 71 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Copaur Minerals Inc. (V.CPAU) hit a new 52-week high of 36 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Cenovus Energy Inc. (T.CVE) hit a new 52-week high of $9.92 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Canadian Western Bank (T.CWB) hit a new 52-week high of $34.39 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Ecolomondo Corporation (V.ECM) hit a new 52-week high of 35 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Element Fleet Management Corp. (T.EFN) hit a new 52-week high of $13.10 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Enerflex Ltd. (T.EFX) hit a new 52-week high of $9.29 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

North American Financial 15 Split Corp. Class A Shares (T.FFN) hit a new 52-week high of $6.80 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

First National Financial Corporation (T.FN) hit a new 52-week high of $48.69 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Freehold Royalties Ltd. (T.FRU) hit a new 52-week high of $7.38 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Generation Mining Limited (T.GENM) hit a new 52-week high of 99 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.

GFL Environmental Inc. (T.GFL) hit a new 52-week high of $41.62 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Green Rise Foods Inc. (V.GRF) hit a new 52-week high of $2.51 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Hemisphere Energy Corporation (V.HME) hit a new 52-week high of 43.5 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Hello Pal International Inc (C.HP) hit a new 52-week high of $1.93 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Jura Energy Corporation (V.JEC) hit a new 52-week high of 50 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.

MEG Energy Corp. (T.MEG) hit a new 52-week high of $7.33 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

NuVista Energy Ltd. (T.NVA) hit a new 52-week high of $2.21 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. (T.PSK) hit a new 52-week high of $13.49 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Parex Resources Inc. (T.PXT) hit a new 52-week high of $22.78 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Resaas Services Inc. (V.RSS) hit a new 52-week high of 81 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Sirona Biochem Corp. (V.SBM) hit a new 52-week high of 45 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Thunderbird Entertainment Group Inc. (V.TBRD) hit a new 52-week high of $4.39 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Tornado Global Hydrovacs Ltd. (V.TGH) hit a new 52-week high of 27 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Trisura Group Ltd. (T.TSU) hit a new 52-week high of $123.46 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. (T.TVE) hit a new 52-week high of $2.36 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Whitecap Resources Inc. (T.WCP) hit a new 52-week high of $6.31 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Yangarra Resources Ltd. (T.YGR) hit a new 52-week high of $1.14 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

Zedcor Inc. (V.ZDC) hit a new 52-week high of 26 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.