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Church & Dwight: If We’re Getting a Buyout Offer, We Don’t Know It!

Apparently some companies do deny that they are involved in merger talks. The consumer products maker Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE: CHD) has seen shares rise on speculation that ...
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Will Comerica Be Able to Sell Itself?

Comerica Inc. (NYSE: CMA) is one of the many banks that have not seen their shares fully recover from the highs prior to the Great Recession. Despite a 3% share ...
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Could Universal Display Be Among the Next Huge Apple Supplier Winners?

The field of organic light emitting diode (OLED) technologies and materials may be a huge market in the years ahead. The use of OLED in flat panel displays and solid-state ...
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Why Altria and Philip Morris International Could Merge Back Together

One strategy for a company to unlock value for shareholders is to break itself up. That is what happened when Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) decided to split apart the ...
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Why Staples and GE May Matter in a Merger of Honeywell and United Tech

Big mergers make for big business. The larger the deal, the larger the opportunity. That also is followed by the highest stakes regarding regulatory concerns. So what are investors and consumers ...
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Apple to Release Small iPhone in March

9to5Mac, one of the most carefully followed websites covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), says the consumer electronics company will launch a new four-inch screen iPhone that it will call the ...
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Would Regulators Allow Mattel and Hasbro to Merge?

Sometimes you hear great merger stories. Other times merger stories sound like they could be made up. And then there are the mergers that would get a close review from ...
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Is Rupert Murdoch Still After Time Warner?

Say what you want about media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, but he doesn’t give up easily. Less than two years after Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) rebuffed an unsolicited $80 billion ...
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Is Under Armour Going to Buy Lululemon?

Chatter and speculation on the street has had Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) as a buyout target for some time now. Last Friday, an article at Bloomberg's Gadfly blog suggested ...
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Why Rite Aid Could Be Worth as Much as $10 Per Share in a Buyout

Rumors of a potential buyout of Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) are spreading. While there has been a discussion that Rite Aid might be an acquisition target, the Wall Street ...
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Why The Fresh Market Could Be Worth Only $28 in a Buyout

The Fresh Market Inc. (NASDAQ: TFM) has confirmed some light news and rumors from the prior week, although perhaps not in the exact manner that was initially reported. The specialty ...
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What Price SanDisk Might Really Get in a Buyout

SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) is finding some attention on Wednesday after some similar story broke in prior weeks on Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU). The difference here is that this ...
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Apple Gets Ready for iPhone 7

Presumably, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will be unable to convince consumers that the iPhone 6s, rumored to be released this week, will be better enough than the iPhone 6 to ...
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Would IBM Dare Make a Big Data Security or Cybersecurity Acquisition?

Investors and traders alike just never seem to stop with the endless chase of market rumors. Usually, investors and traders might really want to consider the source or driving force ...
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How to Value Strategic Hotels in a Buyout

Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: BEE) has been thrown around as a would-be takeover target before, and Credit Suisse decided to take a look back at its value prospects ...
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