Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Robert McWhirter On BNN: “Neptune Is A Pretty Good Opportunity”

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources
TSX: NTB - NASDAQ: NEPT
Basic Shares: 48.2 million
Fully diluted: 53.9 million

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On BNN's Market Call today Selective Asset Management President Robert McWhirter commented on Neptune Technologies.

It is available for viewing online at www.bnn.ca/shows/Market-Call.aspx

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MARKET CALL - PART THREE
[04-18-12 1:45 PM]

Neptune is mentioned at about 6:40 into the segment.

About Robert McWhirter

Mr. McWhirter has more than 30 years in the securities industry and is a top-ranked money manager in Canada. He uses a 12-factor stock selection methodology that has both growth and value characteristics, including: return on equity, earnings surprise, earnings estimate revision, price to book, and price to earnings ratios.

Funds managed by Mr. McWhirter are ranked by Globefund.com and Morningstar.ca. He manages the Northwest Specialty Innovations Fund, which was awarded the Science and Technology Equity Fund of the Year in Canada in 2004, 2005 and 2006 by the Canadian Investment Awards. Mr. McWhirter also manages funds on behalf of NexGen Financial, including: NexGen Canadian Dividend and Income, NexGen Canadian Growth, NexGen North American Small/Mid Cap and NexGen Canadian Growth and Income.

Prior to establishing SAMI, Mr. McWhirter was VP and Portfolio Manager at RBC Global Investment Management Inc. where he managed approximately $2.25 billion in the Canadian High-Technology sector of the Royal Bank’s Canadian Equity Mutual Funds.

Mr. McWhirter is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation (CFA) and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI). He has a diploma in Business Marketing and Logistics.