M&A

3 Imminent Small Cap M&A Targets

3 Imminent Small Cap M&A Targets

M&A activity is about to really heat up in the small cap sector and these three picks look like imminent targets. Large multi-national companies are starved for growth and, with their war-chests of cash, will spend heavily on fast-growth small cap stocks. M&A activity is about to really heat up in the small cap sector […]

This High Profile REIT Merger is a Big Win for Shareholders

This High Profile REIT Merger is a Big Win for Shareholders

The just-announced merger between Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (NYSE:SWAY) and Colony American Homes has the potential to form a top-performing REIT. SWAY was spun off by finance REIT Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) in January 2014. Since the IPO, the company has grown its portfolio from 5,300 rental homes/46% leased to 12,500 homes/92% leased at the […]

Big Pharma’s Big Strategy to Avoid Slowing Growth

Big Pharma’s Big Strategy to Avoid Slowing Growth

It’s no secret that many analysts believe big pharma and biotech stocks are in a bubble. However, some companies are using this high-risk strategy to generate new growth opportunities while staving off a slowdown. Parts of the pharma space has been a real head-scratcher of late. Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: TEVA) pursuit of Mylan (NYSE: MYL) […]

Buy This Energy Buyout Candidate

Buy This Energy Buyout Candidate

The price of WTI crude has dropped from the low $60’s to around $50 in just a couple of weeks. Investors are freaking out, and share prices of energy companies across the board have been hit.While the values of almost all energy stocks are falling, not all companies have business operations tied to the price […]

Buy These 3 Takeover Targets for Big Gains

Buy These 3 Takeover Targets for Big Gains

The depressed energy price environment is finally starting to spur takeover bids. And, with the recent $53.1 billion takeover bid for Williams Companies being deemed too low by management, expect other midstream companies receiving bids to expect better valuations as well. These are our top three choices for midstream takeover targets that are worth much […]

Top 4 Buyout Targets in Homebuilding

Top 4 Buyout Targets in Homebuilding

A buyout boom is coming to the homebuilding space, where the recent Standard Pacific and Ryland merger could finally set off a consolidation wave. Bidding interest will be high in these four companies that hold valuable assets and sport small market caps The big news in homebuilding of late is the Standard Pacific (NYSE: SPF) […]

What’s Next for Twitter?

What’s Next for Twitter?

The big news this week is that Twitter’s CEO is out. Because of his subpar stewardship, there is going to be a major shakeup in their near future, and the media is buzzing about what may happen. We believe a big buyout is imminent and here’s why. Well, Dick is out at Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: […]

Is Targa Resources the Next Energy Midstream Buyout?

Is Targa Resources the Next Energy Midstream Buyout?

The steep declines in the energy commodity prices have led to speculation about mergers or acquisitions in the sector. I primarily follow the MLP and related companies, and so far in 2015, acquisition activity has been light. Vanguard Natural Resources LLC (Nasdaq:VNR) has agreed to acquire a couple of smaller upstream MLPs and Enterprise Product […]

More MLP Reconsolidation to Watch For

More MLP Reconsolidation to Watch For

There’s a new trend in the energy markets, and after two huge energy enterprises consolidated their master limited partnerships (MLPs), we’re expecting even more to come. The two MLPs we’re covering in this article have a high chance of following suit which would mean big premiums for their investors. Last week Williams Companies (NYSE: WMB) […]