Massive Number of Companies Raising Over $4 Billion in Secondary Offerings

Whether the market wants to sell off or wants to again go back and challenge all-time highs, a slew of companies have filed to raise billions of dollars worth of capital. Some will go into company coffers, some will be used for buying other companies, and some will simply go to insiders and backers who wanted to sell a huge block of stock. Whatever the reason, there have been more than a dozen companies with planned or priced secondary offerings this week alone — with a tally of total capital looking like it will be more than $4 billion!

24/7 Wall St. has tracked most of these offerings. Amazingly, this list does not even include some of the smaller offerings from microcap stocks that were too small to include. You will notice that many are energy companies looking to bolster their capital.

This review includes the joint book running firms to show who is doing the underwriting. In some cases, the dollar amount was approximated, based on recent trading prices, or the share count was rounded to keep it simple. That being said, some of the actual offerings or pricings may change, or they may have already changed.

These are the many companies raising over $4 billion this week or very soon.

Callon Petroleum
> Stock Offering: 9.0 million shares
> Total Raised: $59.0 million
> Market Cap: $344 million

Callon Petroleum Co. (NYSE: CPE) priced 9 million shares of common stock with an overallotment option for 1.35 million shares. J.P. Morgan is the sole underwriter for this offering. Callon is an independent energy company focused on the acquisition, development, exploration and operation of oil and gas properties in the Permian Basin in West Texas. At the close of Tuesday’s trading session, shares were down 12% at $6.18. The stock has a consensus analyst price target of $9.42 and a 52-week trading range $4.09 to $12.09.

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Calumet Specialty Products
> Stock Offering: 6.0 million units
> Total Raised: $160.5 million
> Market Cap: $1.7 billion

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) priced 6 million common units for sale at $26.75 per unit, totaling $160.5 million. The underwriters for this offering were Barclays, Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan, Merrill Lynch, RBC Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Raymond James and Scotia Howard. Calumet is a master limited partnership and a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. Shares closed down 11.2% at $24.70. The consensus analyst price target is $31.22, and the 52-week trading range is $18.66 to $33.30.

CyberArk Software
> Stock Offering: 4.0 million shares
> Total Raised: $230.36 million
> Market Cap: $1.6 billion

CyberArk Software Ltd.’s (NASDAQ: CYBR) selling shareholders are to offer 4 million shares, with an overallotment option of 600,000 shares, at a proposed maximum offering price per share of $57.59. The underwriters for this offering are Goldman Sachs, William Blair, Deutsche Bank, Nomura, Barclays, Merrill Lynch and Oppenheimer. CyberArk develops, markets and sells software-based IT security solutions that protect organizations from cyberattacks in the United States and internationally. CyberArk shares closed down 5.4% at $54.70. The stock has a consensus price target of $46.88 and 52-week trading range of $22.12 to $70.48.

Enbridge Energy Partners
> Stock Offering: 8.0 million units
> Total Raised: $293.6 million
> Market Cap: $12.0 billion

Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: EEP) priced 8 million Class A common units for limited partners at $36.70 per unit. The underwriters for the offering are Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley. Enbridge Partners owns and operates a diversified portfolio of crude oil and, through its interests in Midcoast Energy Partners, natural gas transportation systems in the United States. Shares of Enbridge closed Tuesday down 4.3% at $36.30. The stock has a consensus price target of $40.31. The 52-week trading range is $26.00 to $41.68.

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EQT Midstream Partners
> Stock Offering: 8.2 million units
> Total Raised: $660.0 million
> Market Cap: $4.9 billion

EQT Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: EQM) announced that it will have a public offering of 8.25 million units to fund a portion of the purchase price of its acquisition of the Northern West Virginia Marcellus Gathering System and a preferred interest in an EQT subsidiary. Wells Fargo Securities and J.P. Morgan are acting as joint book-running managers, and the underwriters will be given a greenshoe option to purchase up to an additional 1,237,500 common units. EQT provides natural gas transmission, storage and gathering services in southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia. Shares of EQT closed up about 1% at $80.46 on Tuesday. The consensus price target is $105.27, and the 52-week trading range is $63.26 to $102.51.

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