Blog Post Archive

No time like the present at Aeropostale
There's been lots of interest lately from institutional investors in Aeropostale, which seems to be why the company adopted a new change in control policy.
Actavis at the Friday night dump
Late on a Friday, Actavis disclosed $14 million in retention awards for five top executives.
The return of the mini-tender?
Mini-tender offers, often at a price below what the stock is trading for, used to be a lot more popular back when current stock prices were harder to find.
The Unnamed Activist in Herbalife’s 10-Q
Herbalife's latest filing makes several new disclosures about activist investor Bill Ackman without ever actually mentioning his name.
Twitter quietly tweaks board compensation
Twitter quietly updated its S-1 late Tuesday, the same day that Apple made a big announcement about new iPads.
The government shutdown in SEC filings
Two weeks after the government shutdown began, what started as a few small companies issuing warnings has turned into much larger companies warning about the impact.
Easy come, easy go for veteran bank exec
Bank executive Steve Issa must have felt like he won the lottery when Flagstar more than doubled his salary earlier this year. Too bad regulators weren't happy about this sudden spike.
An expensive parting at Weis Markets
Weis Markets is giving its former CEO a lavish send-off that's worth around $7 million and maybe even more.
Democracy (not) at work at ZipRealty
Over the past few days, several people have pinged me about this amended filing made by ZipRealty. Now, in general, we don't tend to pay much attention to stocks this small, simply because we need to draw the line ...
TripAdvisor visits the Friday night dump
As most footnoted regulars know, we spend a lot of time paying attention to the Friday Night dump, that 90 minute period after the markets close, but the SEC remains open. This past Friday, 96 8-Ks were filed after ...