Author Archives: Stephen Percoco
Since floating the IPO in November 2017, Bluegreen Vacations Corporation’s (BXG) share price has come full circle. The stock opened its first day of trading at $13.55, rallied to a high of $25.91 in July and has since fallen back … Continue reading
General Electric (GE) reported 2018 third quarter results on Tuesday, October 30. This was the first conference call for newly-installed Chairman and CEO H. Lawrence (Larry) Culp, Jr.
On May 18, 2018, in conjunction with the release of fiscal 2018 third quarter earnings report, Campbell Soup Company (CPB) announced a “CEO transition.” Denise M. Morrison, who had served as Campbell’s President and CEO since August 2011, was retiring … Continue reading
The reaction to Friday’s labor market report was sharp and swift. Bond yields, especially on the long end of the yield curve rose and stocks sold off. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note ended the week at 3.23%, its … Continue reading
On Sept. 23, in a 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, ESL Investments attached a proposal that it had made to Sears Holding (SHLD) that would reduce SHLD’s total outstanding debt by 78% through a combination of asset … Continue reading
On Monday, September 24, 2018, Barrick Gold Corp. and Randgold Resources Ltd. announced that they had agreed on a share-for-share merger that would create the largest publicly-traded gold company in the world. Under the terms of the merger, each Randgold … Continue reading
AT&T completed its acquisition of Time Warner on June 14, 2018. Under the merger agreement, Time Warner shareholders received $53.75 per share in cash and 1.437 shares of AT&T stock for each TWX share held. In total, Time Warner shareholders … Continue reading
Diamond Offshore is the offshore drilling company that is 53%-owned by Loews Corporation. The company currently owns a fleet of 17 “floaters” (self-propelled drillships and semisubmersible rigs), four of which are currently cold-stacked.
Barrick Gold is the second largest publicly-traded gold producer, with an equity market capitalization of $11.6 billion. Like its rival, Newmont Mining, Barrick is focused on reducing costs and improving operating efficiency to maximize free cash flow generation in this … Continue reading
Based in the Denver, Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) is the largest publicly-traded gold miner by equity market capitalization. Its geographic segments include North America (the U.S.), South America (Peru and Surinam), Australia and Africa (Ghana). Newmont’s share price rebounded sharply … Continue reading