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Most Recent Blog Posts

No penny-pinching at Family Dollar: The CEO of Family Dollar now has $5 million reasons to be happy about Monday's deal.
Irony alert: A One-Time Benefit That’s Actually Three Times: Something's not quite right about the math at Scansource
A downgrade to first class for ex-Ford CEO: During his tenure at Ford Motors, Alan Mulally often flew the corporate jet. Now, as a Google director it's first-class.
Actavis’ pre-holiday dump: A filing made by Actavis just before the July 4th holiday caught our attention for its generosity to top executives.
Ralph Lauren serves up some beef: Buried on pg. 88 of the company's proxy was a beefy disclosure about beef sold by Ralph Lauren (the man) to Ralph Lauren (the company).
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Most Recent Red Flag Alerts

Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc.: Available to footnoted*Pro subscribers only.
Covidien plc.: Available to footnoted*Pro subscribers only.
Fiserv, Inc.: Available to footnoted*Pro subscribers only.
Lorillard Inc.: Available to footnoted*Pro subscribers only.
Franklin Resources Inc.: Available to footnoted*Pro subscribers only.
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Most Recent Research Reports

Goodwill amidst the merger machinery: With merger activity running at fevered pitch, regulators seem to be asking a lot more questions about goodwill.
Hidden disclosures in KBR’s Q: Several new disclosures in the 10Q that KBR filed on Thursday caught our attention.
China Biologic visits Friday Night Dump: This high-flying biologic company caught our attention after its unusual filing late Friday.
M&A speculation from a missing word: A one-word change in this company's severance plan makes us wonder if the company is positioning itself for a deal.
Late filers: who didn’t make the 10-Q deadline and why: Each quarter, we take a closer look at those companies that were unable to make the 10-Q deadline. Several companies were newcomers this quarter.
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