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Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation
WhiteWave Foods Co.
Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc
Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Penn National Gaming, Inc.
Texas Capital Bancshares Inc.
SL Green Realty Corp
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc
Behind the wall: a closer look at taxes
We’re making two of our Pro reports on unusual tax rates in the first quarter available to everyone today in light of the big WSJ story that focuses on this issue.
Meritor’s ex-CEO makes out by “departing”
Getting canned stings a bit less for the ex-CEO when it comes with a $1.3 million paycheck for the next 3 years. Plus, much more!
Some less rosy numbers at ABM Industries
We spotted some unsettling numbers in ABM’s recent 10-Q — numbers that weren’t touted in its earnings release or conference call.
A sweet send-off at SLM (Née Sallie Mae)
SLM is sending off its former CEO, who built his own golf course to avoid the crowds, in style with a $6.7 million severance payment and lots of other cash too.
More fun with filings from Expeditors Int’l
Expeditors International is known for writing interesting SEC filings. But the one they filed yesterday is unusually pithy. If only more companies strayed from the “just the facts” approach, reading filings might be enjoyable for more people.
Vote counts: A look at significant annual meeting results
It’s annual meeting season, and that means two things: A lot of dull, predictable votes, and a few striking upsets. For the latter, look no further than the brouhaha over JPMorgan’s chairman/CEO vote, which transformed itself into a high-stakes, high-profile vote of confidence on Jamie Dimon’s performance. Dimon won, but it was …
Tallying Uncle Sam’s giving moment
We’ve done a couple pieces so far this year (in late January and late April) on the impact of the big last-minute tax bill that Congress passed earlier this year, and related fiscal issues. Now we’re pulling together a number of disclosures on the subject from recent 10-Qs that we think are noteworthy. Why …
Off by $2 million at Northrup Grumman
Northrup Grumman has been something of a frequent flyer here at footnoted. All the way back in 2005, we wrote about its thrice (now quadruple-retired) CFO Charles Noski. There’s also been overly generous consulting deals for other top executives, elite health benefits for former executives, and other lavish retirements. So when we …
Late filers: Who didn’t make the 10-Q deadline (and why)
Friday afternoon was the deadline for companies on a calendar year to file their 10-Qs, and we’re still digging out from under the avalanche. In the week leading up to the deadline, we counted just over 2,000 filings, with more than 700 of them coming in on Friday, and nearly 250 being filed after …
Big Lots’ big Friday night dump
We’re never REALLY surprised at the things that wind up in what we’ve come to call the Friday Night Dump — that 90 minute period after the markets close on a Friday, but the SEC remains open for filings. Our own research shows that nearly 9% of all 8Ks filed in a given week are [...]
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