Pinnacle Foods Moves to Acquire Boulder Brands

Both Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF) and Boulder Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDBD) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Boulder Brands by Pinnacle. Ultimately ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Sees Chipotle Shares Dropping Another $100

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) has been a premier stock to own in the past decade. Its shares saw a meteoric rise during this time and the company set ...
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Laureate Education Gears Up for IPO

Laureate Education, Inc., filed an amended Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). There were no terms given in the filing ...
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Airbnb Reaches $25.5 Billion Valuation

The initial public offering of Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ), the valuation of which financiers thought was too high, proved otherwise with a share price that surged on the first day ...
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Habit Restaurants Commences Secondary Offering

Habit Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: HABT) has commenced a secondary "follow-on" offering just about a year after the company itself came public. The offering is for a total of 5.75 million ...
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A Dunkin’ Donuts Plan to Deliver Food to Customers

Not wanting to be left behind in the race of fast-food companies to offer new ways to sell their menu items to consumers, Dunkin' Donuts will offer delivery in several ...
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Weight Watchers Struggles With Low Expectations

Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW) shares have gone into orbit ever since talk show queen Oprah Winfrey agreed to become the public face of the weight loss chain and ...
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Why IAC Actually Wants to Acquire Angie’s List

Has IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI) decided to be too aggressive in its acquisition policy? That is the question that some may ask after the company announced a formal takeover offer of ...
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What to Expect From El Pollo Loco Earnings

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) is scheduled to report its third-quarter financial results on Thursday after the markets close. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.15 ...
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Credit Suisse More Positive on McDonald’s

After McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) held its investor day, there has been some positive carry here. The fast-food giant increased its dividend and capital return program, increased its franchise goals, ...
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McDonald’s Delivers Stronger Dividend and Franchise Model Focus

When was the last time you remember shares of McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) being halted for "news pending" during the middle of a trading day? The fast-food giant has begun ...
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Habit Restaurants Gears Up for Secondary Offering

The Habit Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: HABT) filed an S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering just about a year after the company itself came ...
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Could Wage Increases Hurt McDonald’s as Much as Wal-Mart?

In October, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) saw its stock drop nearly 15%, wiping out more than $21 billion in shareholder wealth. The company blamed poor performance on wage increases. ...
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Another Bad Earnings Reaction for Hertz

It turns out that the giant shareholder hopes regarding Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) just might have to wait a bit longer. Hertz delivered a $237 million profit in its ...
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Analysts Come Out Swinging for the Fences on First Data Ratings

First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC) is now a public company again. It had spent years being private under private equity giant KKR & Co. LP (NYSE: KKR), after being acquired ...
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