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Stryker Expands with Entellus Acquisition
Overview On December 7, 2017, Stryker (SYK) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Entellus Medical (ENTL) for $662 million, or $24 per share, which represents a ~50% premium to ENTL’s closing price on December 6, 2017. On December 7, SYK stock fell approximately -0.40%, while ENTL stock rose ~49.8%. The Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF […]
These Developments Sent Zynga Soaring in May
As of June 9, Zynga’s (ZNGA) shares had risen 44.4% since the start of 2017, with the stock’s best month so far being May.
Why Wall Street Is Cautious about Groupon
Ten analysts have rated Groupon stock as a “buy,” while 20 have rated it “neutral,” and seven have rated it as a “sell.”
Why Texas topped the tables in state-wise municipal bond issuance
Texas led the long-term municipal bond issuance tables in Q1 2014, with about ~$8.8 billion worth of bonds issued.
How the Fed’s taper has influenced municipal bond issuance in 2014
Refunding volumes declined in the first quarter of 2014 to ~51% of total issuance. The ratio was ~63% in Q1 2013