Mergers and Acquisitions

Warren Buffett

The Top 7 Lessons in Warren Buffett’s Annual Letter to Shareholders

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its annual letter, showing that earnings and book value rose in 2014 over 2013. While there are many points to evaluate on earnings, ...
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5 Energy and Cleantech Stocks Are Potential Buyout Candidates

One great way for companies to expand growth, earnings and product offerings beyond internal organic expansion is to go the takeover route. While sometimes it can prove to be dilutive, ...
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What Dollar Tree Earnings Mean for Dollar General

Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened Wednesday. The company had $1.00 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.48 billion in revenue, versus ...
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5 Potential Takeover Candidates in Telecom and Wireless

One great way for companies to expand growth, earnings and product offerings beyond internal organic expansion is to go the takeover route. While sometimes it can prove to be dilutive, ...
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Analyst Has 5 Well-Known Technology Buyout Candidates

One great way for companies to expand growth, earnings and product offerings beyond internal organic expansion is to go the takeover route. While sometimes it can prove to be dilutive, ...
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Is Rigel Getting Enough From Bristol-Meyers?

Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: RIGL) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) announced Monday morning that they have entered into a collaboration agreement regarding the development and commercialization of cancer immunotherapies. ...
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3M and Japanese Firm Each Get a Piece of Polypore

North Carolina-based filtration company Polypore International Inc. (NYSE: PPO) has signed a definitive agreement with Japan’s Asahi Kasei under which the high-tech filtration firm will be acquired for $60.50 per ...
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Is Pinterest Worth $11 Billion?

Pinterest is in talks with investors to raise $500 million in a round of funding, according to the Wall Street Journal. The social media scrapbooker was previously valued at $5 ...
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Are DirecTV’s Earnings Enough?

Before the markets opened Thursday morning, DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $1.53 in earnings per share (EPS) and $8.92 billion in revenue. That compared to Thomson ...
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What to Expect From Medtronic Earnings

Medical device maker Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT) is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter results Tuesday before the opening bell. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.97 in earnings per ...
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Are Orbitz Shareholders Getting Enough in Expedia Buyout?

Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) announced before Thursday’s trading that it would acquire Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW). The transaction will be for $12.00 per share all in cash, ultimately giving a ...
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Rite Aid

Rite Aid PBM Purchase Differentiates It From CVS and Walgreens

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) and Envision Pharmaceutical Services (EnvisionRx) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Rite Aid will acquire EnvisionRx for $2 billion from ...
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Why Tesla Is Not a Takeover Target

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) management says it builds the best electric cars in the world. A great deal of research supports that. However, it has begun to struggle to ...
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Is Exelis Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Exelis Inc. (NYSE: XLS) announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) in a cash and stock deal that values Exelis at $23.75 ...
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Some Details Emerge on Comcast, Charter Spin-Off IPO

In an effort to get a more favorable assessment of its merger with Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC), Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has said it would divest about 3 ...
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