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Polaris Minerals Corporation T.PLS

Sector: Building Materials | Sub-Sector: Building Materials
Alternate Symbol(s):  POLMF

Polaris Materials Corp is engaged in the development of quarries and the production of construction aggregates. The Company's products include large and small gravel, and concrete sand.
Price: $2.55 | Change: $0.00 | %Change: 0.00%
Volume: 0 | Day High/Low: N/A/N/A | 52 Week High/Low: 2.97/1.65
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Excellent read, comments and questions...

Picking up on Frozen in Ontario and Amgn68 -  I feel Amgn68's acute pang of impatience - it is justified.  PLS was (momentarily) at $3.20 a year ago - and in the 12 months that have followed we have...read more
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RE:RE:Martin Marietta

PLS should report this week.  I think this Q sets the tone for the for the year.  Can this management team execute on pricing and LA port?  The volume should follow.  I am also hoping one of these...read more
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RE:Martin Marietta

Agg, They did also mention that they are sticking a price increase of 10/ton for cement in California. Texas is sold out in cement per their comments, and seems that California is quasi sold out...read more
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Martin Marietta

A really impressive set of numbers and outlook from MLM.  Revisions up on pricing, incrementals, volumes. Everything they represented was impressive to the up-side. Some markets aggregate pricing up ...read more
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Polaris materials given a buy rating by GMP

Polaris Materials Corp Given Buy Rating at GMP Securities (PLS)   Polaris Materials Corp (TSE:PLS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by GMP Securities in a research note issued on Tuesday...read more
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RE:CEMEX Reported 2015 - Q1 - big bump in Cal volumes

Thanks for the post. Will wait for US Concrete results on may 7 for more indications as to what  is happenning in Northern California. Good quarter in perspective for Polaris ?  Or do we have to wait...read more
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CEMEX Reported 2015 - Q1 - big bump in Cal volumes

noted in the Q&A that CA experienced exceptional weather in 2015 Q1 and that ready mix, cement, and aggregate volumes up 12%. Posotve indicators on cemnt price increase in california. Across the US...read more
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RE:ABC Funds Increase Position in Polaris

Michael does indeed mentions that he increased his position.  I started investing in Polaris after reading about it on his website.  He has been  in since this co IPOed almost 10 years ago.  A pity...read more
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ABC Funds Increase Position in Polaris

Just noticed in the Quarterly Newsletter that Irwin Michael's firm has upped their position by 7% (from 7.7 million to 8.2 million shares)--good sign of confidence from one of the largest shareholders...read more
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RE:US Concrete - acquiring / stock soaring at $35.55

Again, really appreciate your contributions. I am convinced that the hickups in past two quarters, delay in LB start up, 5-year status as a "story-on-the-come" and, finally, residency in TSE "natural...read more
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US Concrete - acquiring / stock soaring at $35.55

U.S. Concrete has completed the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding equity interests of Ferrara Bros. Building Materials 6:02 AM ET, 04/02/2015 - Briefing.com This acquisition will...read more
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CEMEX cement for California transit system

Behind every great cement company, is a great aggregate company.   This is a terrific article profiling the higher technical aspects of some of the project work in Northern California; and by higher...read more
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RE:2015; 2016

I hope you are correct. Stock does seem cheap to me too. Demand is there, new contracts should come and they will be richer than the existing orders. However, problem with share price has always been...read more
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2015; 2016

My sense is that a portion of PLS's volumes are reasonably profitable but some of it (at a minimum, the two specific contracts management has highlighted) probably loses money or is only marginally...read more
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A little glimmer of hope

New Construction in U.S. Expected to Grow 10.5 Percent in 2015.........."Construction starts in the United States are expected to increase 10.5 percent in the coming year and 4.4 percent in Canada...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:looking back (2014) - (2015) looking forward

I am using this recent share price weakness as an opportunity to buy more shares. 6 to 12 months from now when agg prices are 10% higher and Polaris is doing a steady million plus tons a quarter we...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:looking back (2014) - (2015) looking forward

Hard to defend the poor communication. Especially since they seem to be at a turning point. Unless there were some indication that hiccups are anything but that (I don't believe that), I think it...read more
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RE:RE:RE:looking back (2014) - (2015) looking forward

Thanks to the person who pointed out my math stinks.  It was only 20K.  Still not a good year when all other agg companies in this area are doing well.  PLS needs to step it up.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:looking back (2014) - (2015) looking forward

I can't remember the last time this stock did well after an earnings release.  The PR in January stated they had sales of 3.45 million tons a 4% increase year/year.  The earnings release stated that...read more
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RE:looking back (2014) - (2015) looking forward

Agg,  We should see a pretty good 2015.  San Francisco seems to be booming : an excerpt from USCR conference call : In San Francisco, construction job growth in the bay area grew 5.7% in 2014. The...read more