Expedia gets a lifeline

EXPEDIA GROUP INC. $88 is a buy. The company (Nasdaq symbol EXPE; Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 141.0 million; Market cap: $12.4 billion; Dividend suspended in 2020; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; www.expediagroup.com) operates the world’s largest online travel platform. Its brands include Expedia, Egencia, HomeAway, Orbitz, Travelocity, Classic Vacations, Hotwire.com,… Read More

KKR may engineer a takeover

US FOODS HOLDING CORP. $20 is a hold. The company (New York symbol USFD; Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 220.3 million; Market cap: $4.4 billion; No dividend paid; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; www.usfoods.com) is one of the largest foodservice distributors in the U.S. It services more than 300,000 restaurants and… Read More