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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: $2.38 | Change: $-0.06 | %Change: -2.46%
Volume: 3,115 | Day High/Low: 2.48/2.36 | 52 Week High/Low: 3.20/1.65
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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
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looking back (2014) - (2015) looking forward

Looking back (2014) - Valid gripe (Agmn68) on Port of Long Beach - this has been a 9-to-10 month slip from the inital "about-mid-2014 being in operation" - so investors have every right to be dubious...read more
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RE:Polaris Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results

Still doesn't change the fact that this appears to be in a proregressive correction , IMHO . You've witnessed an expanding flat in the making since October 2014 , and I suggest the same concerning the...read more
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Polaris Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results

Polaris Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results and Conference Call VANCOUVER, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Polaris Materials Corporation (TSX:PLS) today reported financial results for the...read more
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Still No Port of Long Beach

I just don't get why these guys have no handle on when things will be completed in LA. Last year was very dissapointing. 2 price increases to start year might help PLS have a good year.  rate and reply
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Tech bubble bursting

Mark Cuban thinks the tech bubble is going to burst.  30% of jobs in San Jose are tech related. Any ideas on whether this could cause a slowdown in construction in San Fran?  rate and reply
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Vulcan Cements the Case for a Recovery

This was just published in Barrons.  Main argument is that the market is in the 2nd inning of a reovery and that Vulcan should generate more than 1 billion in free cash flow in the next 3 years...read more
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U.S. Concrete Expands in the San Francisco Bay Area With Acq

U.S. Concrete Expands in the San Francisco Bay Area With Acquisition of Right Away Redy MixRight Away Redy Mix Hmmm, PLS markets seems to be heating up.   US Concrete sees this market as one with...read more
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Nice dip - acquiring.

The aggregate business is as Morningstar calls it a ' wide moat ' affair. Barriers to entry are difficult to overcome and PLS has a pristine deposit. GLTA  rate and reply
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Diminishing local supplies - higher prices

Local coastal supplies are diminishing - local quarries are depleting, potential new local quarries cannot get environmental permits, and the costs of trucking or railing material from outlying...read more
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RE:RE:RE:Juniors versus Seniors / Management / Value / suitors / AE

The devil (and God) is in the detail. Firstly the degree of the problem differs to each suitor - depending on the suitor, and their position in the market (and across from CX in other geographies...read more
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RE:RE:Juniors versus Seniors / Management / Value / suitors / AE

In assessing the potential suitors, remember that CEMEX has a quite restrictive strategic alliance with PLS for the west coast of USA that expires in 2017. CEMEX also has the exclusive purchase rights...read more