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

Sobeys Inc. $38 – Toronto symbol SBY

Sobeys Inc. $38 – Toronto symbol SBY

Sobeys has undergone significant changes since this article was published in 2006, including its delisting by owner Empire Company LTD. See below for that June 2016 update, following an Oct. 2019 update on Empire.

Empire Company Ltd., $30.50, symbol EMP.A on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 269.1… Read More