ByMihir Mehta: If we were to think of a company that has the ability and enthusiasm to pursue moon-shot ideas and execute on them, then the instant name that would pop up in our minds would be Google (GOOG). This internet search giant has diversified and transformed itself into a behemoth that reaches and appeals to almost every aspect of human life. Show More Summary
Houston-based EOG Resources continues to achieve tremendous success from its operations in the Eagle Ford, the Bakken, and the Permian Basin. Now, with an impending stock split, are the company's shares more or less compelling than before?
BySamuel Dedio: Hewlett Packard's (HPQ) shares are up nearly 50% since last October on the coattails of presumed business stability. The operating results from last week offered little encouragement. The best year over year revenue growth a division could muster up was 4% for Personal Systems. Show More Summary
By Matt Cilderman: During Google Inc.'s (GOOG) Q3 2013 conference call, Larry Paige said, "Research has shown that people tend to overestimate the impact of technology in the short-term, yet underestimate the scale of change longer term."...Show More Summary
The real story behind Google's unconventional stock split.
Trex posts blowout results, and announces a stock split.
Majesco will once again appeal its Nasdaq stock delisting expected next week and seek a reverse stock split to regain compliance. The Cooking Mama and former Zumba publisher has been out of compliance with the stock exchange since March 1, 2013,...
Deal split between cash and stock, with $3 billion more for founders and employees over the next 4 years Facebook has announced that it will buy cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp for a total of $16 billion, split between cash and stock. Show More Summary
One Wall Street observer sees "an attractive buying opportunity" after recent declines, while another says recent acquisitions in Europe could continue to weigh on the stock. read more
By Don Dion: Floating the Finance Unit General Electric (NYSE: GE) recently moved ahead with plans to split off GE Capital into a separate company. According to the Financial Times, GE has hired Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan as lead investment bankers to float an initial public offering (or IPO) of GE Capital within the next two months. Show More Summary
Down in the lower level of the SHOT Show where the sun never shines and fart clouds hang heavy in the gloom, lurks the really interesting stuff—the good ideas from small manufacturers whose stocks have not yet split. This year there are two prod...
Maintaining control of a big public company can be an ongoing struggle, even when its entire shareholder structure was designed to keep you in charge. Just ask the Google guys.
Google shares finally split as the stock reaches new highs, but there's more going on here than just a 2-for-1 special.
Remember when Google announced plans to split its stock, creating a third class of shares? Now the company's board has finally cleared the way for the stock division.
Amidst Google’s (GOOG) report yesterday afternoon of better-than-expected Q4 results was the announcement of the payout of Google’s “Class C” shares, a form of preferred shares first instituted as a dividend/stock split proxy of sorts in April of 2012. JPMorgan’s Doug Anmuth, who has an Overweight rating on the stock, and who raised his price target this [...]
Some moonshots are more self-serving than others. On April 2, Google will split its stock for the first time, in an "unorthodox" move to that shareholders fear will benefit cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin "at the expense of just about everyone else," reports the Associated Press. Read more...
As Google's stock value soared above $1,100, the company is finally getting ready for a stock split, scheduled for Apr. 2, 2014 Generally, a stock split means the number of stocks in a public company is increased, with the price being...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is finally ready to split its stock for the first time, more than three Google Poised To Execute Long-delayed Stock Split - -
The Class C stock will trade under the original Google ticker symbol, GOOG, while the Class A shares will trade under GOOGL.
By SA Editor Miriam Metzinger: Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer's Mad Money Program, Tuesday January 28. Bullish Calls: Agilent Technologies (A): "We've got to buy it. They are splitting up the company. It is really sensational." Pfizer (PFE), Bristol Myers (BMY): "I've got Pfizer reporting a good number. Show More Summary