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Canadian Oil Sands Limited T.COS

Sector: Energy | Sub-Sector: Oil & Gas Integrated

Canadian Oil Sands Ltd indirectly owns interest in the Syncrude Joint Venture. Syncrude is involved in the mining and upgrading of bitumen from oil sands near Fort McMurray in northern Alberta.
Price: $17.71 | Change: $-0.74 | %Change: -4.01%
Volume: 2.7m | Day High/Low: 18.65/17.68 | 52 Week High/Low: 24.68/17.00
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RE:RE:RE:RE:Taxable

I agree with malx1. Focus on the business not financial ( or tax) engineering.  You may recall when COS bought some gas assets for around $400 million  which they ended up writing off as worthless...read more
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RE:RE:RE:Taxable

Thoughts?  Not a good idea.  Do some reading about GAAR http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/bulletins/ct/3007.html There is no "quick fix" here.  When dividends are increased, investors will come back to...read more
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RE:RE:Taxable

COS is paying roughly 300 million a year in taxes, it there any way they could reduce their tax bill and increase the value of the company? Thoughts.  rate and reply
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RE:Taxable

In canada, the COS dividends are not highly taxed because of the dividend tax credit.  In Canada, if dividends are your only source of income, one can receive close to $60k of dividends tax free...read more
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Taxable

Since COS is highly taxable, does anyone think their would be any benifit in buying some sort of distressed asset, to get the tax losses.  rate and reply
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Another way to look at 2015, or the sky is not falling

I was just reviewing the COS guidance document and came up with the following using the sensitivities provided 1)The estimated oil price for Syncrude after foriegn exchange conversion ( .92) and...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:Scenarios for 2015

In the analysis I posted, I assumed a FX of 88¢.  That is boiled into the spreadsheet.  So at $80 and 300 kb/d, COS's distributable cash flow is almost 30¢ as shown in the Table.  COS could stay at 35...read more
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RE:Neil Yonge to marry Daryll Hanah, wedding at CNE midway

everthing you said is right but when it comes to Montreal Canadians it is a class by itself no other team in the world can match their performance, their style and their glory....yes they didn't win...read more
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Neil Yonge to marry Daryll Hanah, wedding at CNE midway

The wedding reception will be held at the Freak Show right after the "Bearded Lady" display. Did you know that without the tar sands, Canada would be a AA credit at best, and many social services...read more
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Saw it with the Potash wars

The Big boys don t want competition they lowered the price of Potash to where it will Kill off any new players coming into the market. Some Junior potash players are going to survive but not New SASK...read more
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Dividend for COS

Debt at COS is on the lower side and the payout ratio has some room, so COS will likely be able to maintain the dividend just fine. They also have a high amount of Cap-ex, so this would probably be...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:Scenarios for 2015

I do not see a cut in the dividend as imminent. You can add about 10% to the posted price of oil to get the price in Canadian dollars. That puts the price at around $90 which would be close to break...read more
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RE:RE:RE:Scenarios for 2015

Not certain if you are watching the price of crude and its relation to the stock price but a dividend cut is coming for at least two quarters or more. The stock price has already adjusted for this cut...read more
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RE:RE:Scenarios for 2015

Lots of share holders are here for the div.If they cut it you will have a big drop from here.Pay me today in this stock market.  rate and reply
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Wierd times for oil.!

It seems ironic that Iran and Saudi Arabia with Russia to boot are going to try and reduce output to boost oil prices.(people in north America are hoping) If anything they will pour as much oil into...read more
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Syncrude leadership is missing

Syncrude had 4 CEO for the last 10 years, other then Eric Newell who really was the main architect for the growthg of oil sands industry the other 3 presidents had no positive impact on the...read more
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RE:Scenarios for 2015

Thanks for running the scenarios, gives us a good idea of what to expect. To be honest at this price I wish they'd stop paying a dividend and reduce share count as much as possible. This is really a...read more
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U.S. will step in soon...their economy and

well being relies too heavily on Oil/NG and related jobs...today's move puts a U.S. recovering in jeopardy,their finger is twitching on the switch,I suspect....some "supportive energy/oil...read more
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Scenarios for 2015

All of the oil companies have hit a bad patch here, COS included, due to the drop in the price of WTI.  The lower price will have a major impact on what COS can pay out.  To address this I have run my...read more
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COS Dividend ?

I am thinking about buying COS. ..  I am wondering how low can Oil go before the COS would be cut ? Your opinions Please ...  rate and reply

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