CEO’s death may act as a catalyst

XEROX HOLDINGS CORP. $14 is a hold. The company (Nasdaq symbol XRX; Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 154.9 million; Market cap: $2.2 billion; Dividend yield: 7.1%; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; is a leading manufacturer of photocopiers, printers, scanners and related equipment.
Company CEO John Visentin died suddenly in… Read More

Here’s an Icahn target we also like

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has a long, mostly successful, history of forcing companies to unlock hidden value. Here are two of his latest targets, but we see only one as suitable for your new buying.
XEROX HOLDINGS CORP. $21 is a hold. The company (Nasdaq symbol XRX;… Read More

Activist attention can boost their appeal

Most activist investors have a spotty history of actually increasing shareholder value. Still, it’s worthwhile to keep an eye on them as they tend to zero in on companies with under-appreciated assets that can be sold or spun off. That kind of attention jives with… Read More

These stock updates will help direct you

TOURMALINE OIL CORP. $18 is a hold. The company (Toronto symbol TOU; Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 272.3 million; Market cap: $4.9 billion; Dividend yield: 3.1%; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; is a Canadian oil and natural gas exploration, development and production company. Its properties are… Read More

These updates help direct your investing

HP INC. $15 is a hold. The company (New York symbol HPQ; Manufacturing sector; Shares outstanding: 1.4 billion; Market cap: $21.0 billion; Dividend yield 4.5%; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; took its current form on November 1, 2015, when the old Hewlett-Packard Co. split into two firms—HP Inc. (which… Read More