Activist Investor

One of Cathie Wood's ARK Invest exchange-traded funds bought nearly 300,000 shares of Robinhood on September 27.
GameStop takes the next step in its transformation as a company with a plan to nominate a new slate of individuals for its board of directors, including a new board chair who has been a vocal...
Activist investment firm Engine No. 1 is applying more pressure on Exxon Mobil to reduce carbon emissions.
Carl Icahn has pared his holdings of Herbalife by about 70% and now holds just 6% of the company's stock, far less than the 24% he held about five years ago.
Activist investors like shaking companies up and putting management in the hot seat. That might not be the message that that they would like to send out, but that is what they do. When news that...
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.