Rumors

Cosmetics and beauty products maker Coty is reportedly interested in selling its professional beauty brands. The sale could fetch as much as $8 billion according to some.
Paul Ausick
Slack Technologies Inc. (NYSE: WORK) has been in need of some good news for some time. Its shares have not held up since its direct IPO listing in 2019, in most part due to concerns that Microsoft...
Jon C. Ogg
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...
Jon C. Ogg
Food delivery service Grubhub got a boost Thursday on reports of a sale or merger. The company denied the reports and the share price is tumbling Friday. What does that say about the company?
Paul Ausick
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.
Paul Ausick
It's one thing to think that there is a value investor's dream awaiting in the shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance. It's another thing to consider that a member of the Dow Jones industrial average...
Jon C. Ogg
If a marriage will happen among the streaming companies in the near term, it will be between Apple, which has a ton of money, and Netflix, which has a huge library but access to very little money.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Apple's management and board almost certainly have looked at what they would get with a buyout of Netflix.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Reports this week suggest that FireEye is working with Goldman Sachs to explore a potential sale of the cybersecurity company.
Jon C. Ogg
Many mergers, particularly when rumors abound, come with potential plot twists. That's certainly true of Groupon and Yelp.
Jon C. Ogg
Shares of drugmaker Mallinckrodt have lost more than 40% overnight following reports that the firm has hired restructuring advisors. A bankruptcy filing is a real possibility.
Paul Ausick
While multiple reports had discussed an acquisition of Symantec, Broadcom's hopes of acquiring the company appear to be dashed. New reports indicate that these two technology companies have ceased...
Jon C. Ogg
Barnes & Noble, after seeing its shares peak at $30 or so back in 2006, has joined the rumor mill of buyout candidates.
Jon C. Ogg
The big question that shareholders should be asking is how much of a premium Cypress Semiconductor might fetch in a buyout.
Jon C. Ogg
A report from Bloomberg on Thursday had indicated that Iamgold was exploring a sale of the company, garnering at least some interest from speculators who chase buyout rumors.
Jon C. Ogg