A look at new and evolving risks at US public companies based on their latest risk factor disclosures and the language used in them.
Ebay, Wayfair, and Unity Software all announced big employee cuts in January, but we also saw many smaller, struggling companies making deep job cuts too.
How did 2023’s new CEOs do? Here’s your list of new CEOs, their TSR (total shareholder return), and a check if it was a SPAC.
A look at Activist cooperation agreements in 2023, the companies in focus, and stock price performance since the cooperation agreement was announced.
Polestar (PSNY) shares traded up following its DeSPAC, the IPO market remains incredibly slow, and the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman says the real estate brokerage will post an operating profit this year. Headcount reductions are a good start, but there’s still plenty of work to do to stabilize troubling iBuying trends.
FedEx (FDX) is making some shareholder-friendly moves, including an over 50% dividend hike, adding two independent directors, and a TSR-based executive compensation metric. We applaud the changes, but now the real work begins. Can a new CEO and refreshed board improve margins?
Best Buy (BBY) founder and director Richard Schulze just bought almost $20 million in stock. Meanwhile, Target (TGT) lowers guidance again, citing excess inventory concerns.
As the market’s favorite contrarian Cathie Wood buys COIN on the dip, we take a look at performance and insider trading. Our take: a head-in-the-sand strategy does little to holster confidence. We continue to see more downside risk ahead and avoid COIN shares.
The world is a scarier place, which should be good for Palantir. But, with the controversial intelligence and analytics company having just reported its lowest revenue growth ever, we take a closer look at fundamentals and governance.
We take a look at the day’s news, ESG trends and special situations. WindAcre increases its stake and opposes NSLN takeover bid. Activist Jana Partners brings lessons learned at ConAgra (CAG) to Treehouse Foods (THS). And other notable special situations.
Jana Partners is closing in (again) at Treehouse Foods (THS). Lessons learned from ConAgra give the activist an edge toward incremental improvements which should unlock value for the stock.
We take a look at the day’s news, ESG trends and special situations. Management shakeup at Faraday Future (FIFE) is an all-too familiar story in the world of EV SPACs. Blackrock to be 75% net-zero aligned by 2030, and Jana closing in (again) at Treehouse Foods (THS).
GGPI shares are up 6% on an announced Polestar partnership with HTZ that includes purchasing up to 65,000 EVs over five years. We continue to view the shares as undervalued heading into the merger.
Despite increased scrutiny and apparent investor fatigue, deals are getting done and SPACs remain an attractive path to the public markets.
NLSN rejects a takeover offer from a private-equity consortium that valued the company at $25.40 a share. Here’s what the news means for NLSN stock.
Embattled movie theater chain AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC) announced a 22% stake in Hycroft Mining Holding (HYMC).
Digital World Acquisition Corp (DWAC) in merging with Trump’s Truth Social is targeting the disruption of traditional and social media.