Activist Investor

Refining and marketing company Marathon Petroleum has agreed to sell its Speedway retail business to 7-Eleven for $21 billion in cash. The acquisition will lift the number of 7-Eleven stores in the...
As the Nasdaq has soared over the past five years, Twitter is down notably. It is no wonder that a powerful institutional investor has bought a large number of shares and wants CEO Jack Dorsey ousted.
CVS Health has faced strong headwinds since last year’s acquisition of health insurer Aetna, but its upcoming earnings report could prove to be a turning point.
Investors of Aurora Cannabis, like investors everywhere, are an impatient lot. Wall Street expects profits, and none of these marijuana companies is anywhere near profitability.
Peabody Energy reported quarterly and full-year results Wednesday morning, but the stock price is soaring following a deal with an activist investor that squelches the threat of a proxy fight.
When it comes to activist investors, Starboard Value LP is one of the better-known names. And when it comes to former great online growth stocks, eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) fits in that...
Outback Steakhouse's owner has announced that activist investor Jana Partners plans to run candidates for the company's board. The move comes three months after Bloomin' Brands put itself up for sale.
A report that activist investor firm Starboard Value had taken a stake in CVS momentarily lifted the drugstore and health insurer's share price.
The Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday that Xerox is considering an acquisition of HP. This appears to be biting off more than Xerox can chew, but maybe not.
3M has fallen from grace with a series of disappointing earnings to the point that the investment community no longer has much trust or faith in the company.
Elliott Management and Paul Singer have once again targeted oil refiner Marathon Petroleum for a breakup. Will the outcome be different from what happened a couple of years ago?
Elliott Management says that the M&A binge that AT&T has been on the past several years has done nothing but harm the company financially.
There seems to be growing support on Wall Street for what Paul Singer and his team of activists might want from AT&T.
Activist investor firm Elliott Management has sent a letter to AT&T outlining steps the company should take to increase the AT&T's share price by 65%.
Bed Bath & Beyond is now valued at less than 6-times earnings, but it just posted a huge quarterly loss per share after charges and items.