takeover stock

Takeover Stock

Stock in a company that is considered a primary target for a hostile takeover. Takeover stock is likely to rise significantly in price as rumors of a takeover are thought to increase demand.

takeover stock

A stock that, for various reasons, has good potential for being taken over by another firm. In 1985, companies engaged in radio and television broadcasting were considered potential takeover targets; as a result, their stock achieved significant price gains. See also in play, split-up value.
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He is currently the founder and editor-in-chief of The Takeover Stock Report (TSR), a Thomson Media publication that has become the standard for reporting on risk arbitrage situations (http://www.
He also is a contributor to the European version of TSR, The Takeover Stock Report - Europe (http://www.
The Takeover Stock Report, Richmond, VA, antitrust, takeover stock;
18, 1999--Thomson Financial Services (TFS) announced today that it has acquired The Takeover Stock Report, www.
The Takeover Stock Report will be added to SDP's other M&A product offerings alongside its Mergers and Acquisitions Report, Mergers & Acquisitions Journal, and The Merger Yearbook.
Adding The Takeover Stock Report will allow SDP to provide its customers with strategic M&A news and analysis in a number of different media ranging from newsletters to journals and now the Internet," noted Bruce Morris, CEO/President of SDP.
Barefoot, The Takeover Stock Report is structured into five main sections designed for easy navigation of the Web site.
who will continue as Editor of The Takeover Stock Report, noted "The Report is a great complement to SDP's M&A products and will benefit from SDP's editorial strengths and TFS' resources.
For a company the size of Lilly, this is a manageable deal, so there shouldn't be major concern; but the market is worried about any funding issues at the moment," said one trader who specializes in takeover stocks.
Some of the more adventurous of the new breed of middle class investors began speculating in rumored takeover stocks, though they played this game at a distinct disadvantage, since they usually got these rumors from The Wall Street Journal--which meant, essentially, that they were the last to know.