Takeover Spotlight: Gannett Co. Inc.

GANNETT CO. INC. $10.56 (New York symbol GCI; Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 114.6 million; Market cap: $1.2 billion; Dividend yield: 6.0%; Takeover Target Rating: Highest; www.gannett.com) publishes its flagship newspaper, USAToday, along with smaller dailies, in over 100 U.S. markets. It also has papers in the U.K., and over… Read More

Updating Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc., Gannett Co. Inc. and Restaurant Brands International Inc.

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS INC. $133 (New York symbol BR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 116.4 million; Market cap: $15.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.5; Dividend yield: 1.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.broadridge.com) has completed the acquisition of the retirement plan custody and trust assets of TD Ameritrade… Read More

Gannett jumps on potential merger

GANNETT CO. INC., $9.71 (New York symbol GCI; Cyclical-Growth Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector: Shares outstanding: 114.5 million; Market cap: $1.1 billion; Dividend yield: 6.6%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Average; www.gannett.com) pays a quarterly dividend of $0.16 a share for an annual rate of $0.64; the stock yields a high… Read More

Gannett attracts takeover interest

GANNETT CO. INC. $9.38 (New York symbol GCI; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector: Shares outstanding: 114.5 million; Market cap: $1.1 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.4; Dividend yield: 6.8%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.gannett.com) publishes its flagship newspaper, USAToday, along with more than 100 others throughout the U.S. It also has… Read More