Q: Pat: I’m interested in getting your opinion on Rockwell Automation, trading on New York. Thank you.

A: Rockwell Automation Inc., $306.46, symbol ROK on New York (Shares outstanding: 114.6 million; Market cap: $35.1 billion www.rockwellautomation.com), provides industrial automation hardware and software products.

The company’s Intelligent Devices segment accounts for 45% of sales, with its Software and Control business generating 32%, and its… Read More

Spinoffs & Takeovers Hotline – Friday, January 28, 2022

SOLID POWER INC., $5.98, symbol SLDP on Nasdaq, is developing what it sees as a state-of-the-art, all-solid-state rechargeable battery aimed primarily at electric vehicles (EVs).

Colorado-based Solid Power’s technology aims to replace the flammable liquid electrolyte in a conventional lithium-ion battery with an exclusive sulfide-based solid… Read More

Spinoffs & Takeovers Hotline – Friday, November 19, 2021

OPEN TEXT CORP., $65.99, symbol OTEX on Toronto, develops, markets, licenses and supports collaboration and enterprise-information-management software for corporate clients. That software finds, stores and distributes information across corporate intranet and extranet networks as well as the broader Internet.

The company sells its products and services… Read More

Risks ahead for investors in cannabis funds

When we last wrote about cannabis companies and ETFs in mid-2018, Canada was about to become the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana.
In the months to follow, investor enthusiasm propelled stock prices to very high valuations in relation to their market caps… Read More