Activist Investor

Papa John’s shares made a solid gain to kick off Tuesday after it was announced that an activist investor may be interested in the pizza chain.
Symantec has announced that it has ended its internal accounting probe and that there will be no major revisions to its financial results.
Activist investor Dan Loeb and his firm Third Point, are looking to further take control of Campbell Soup and influence a sale, this time through the board of directors.
Sometimes activist investors just seem desperate to get a share price up but seem to have very little to really add. With Symantec, the activist investor community easily could score a large victory...
Activist investor Dan Loeb's Third Point has acquired a 5.65% stake (17 million shares) in the Campbell Soup. Going after a low-margin food company has its risks, that's for sure.
Carl Icahn will try to block a major merger, Tesla takes steps to open a factory in China, tariffs to increase the costs of some best-selling cars, and other business headlines.
Google may censor some of its results to move into the Chinese market, Tesla said it was close to making a profit, and other important business headlines.
Apple within striking distance of a trillion dollar market value, Campbell Soup under pressure to restructure more rapidly, the president may hit China with more tariffs, and other important business...
Energy infrastructure and distribution company Sempra announced this morning that it plans to sell all its U.S. solar and wind interests as the company focuses more on it regulated businesses and its...
Activist investor Carl Icahn has tendered about a quarter of his stake in Herbalife in response to the company's tender offer made last month.
Carl Icahn claims his support of Herbalife has helped save the company and enhanced the value of his own shares and all others who held the stock after his early purchase. Now he has decided to take...
After a fight with activist shareholders cooled, Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson returned to the company just days before he was told to leave.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) argued against selling assets to close its deal to buy Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) According to Reuters:  AT&T told a federal judge late Thursday it should reject any...
Shares of independent oil and gas producer Carrizo Energy were up 10% in early trading Thursday following news that an activist investor with about 8% of the stock is pushing for changes in the...
Newell Brands may very well need even more leadership changes and other radical efforts ahead in its ongoing activist investor fight.