Topic: Friday Night Dump

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Rite Aid gets another frequent flyer stamp…
May 29, 2012—Frequent fliers don't get much more frequent than the beleaguered Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), which we've written about more than we (or the company) probably would have liked. And now, because of the proxy filed last Friday shortly after 4 ...

Housing recovery arrives now for select few…
May 23, 2012—The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that if housing sales continue at the current rate of improvement, "2012 could be the strongest year for home sales since 2007,..." That's good news indeed for anyone trying to sell a home, although ...

Rough waters, but good pay, await CSC’s CFO…
May 21, 2012—In two days, Paul N. Saleh will show up for his first day of work as Computer Sciences Corporation's (CSC) new CFO. Saleh is a veteran in the world of corporate finance, starting his career with giants such as The ...

Facebook in the filings…
May 18, 2012—You may have heard (or, perhaps read) about a company called Facebook (FB), which is going public today. For weeks now, there's been a steady drumbeat of stories, and an even steadier drumbeat of filings. The most recent S-1, with the ...

Does Abercrombie’s emperor have any clothes?
May 14, 2012—It's probably best not to think too hard about how things work at Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) without plenty of coffee. Even then, good luck making sense of it all. The most obvious question, of course, is why a ...

The other Deepak Chopra is a busy man…
May 3, 2012—Early last month we footnoted about the other Deepak Chopra -- chairman and chief executive of OSI Systems (OSIS), maker of airport X-ray machines and medical devices, not the doctor and self-help entrepreneur -- and how he stood ...

A look at Wynn’s winners…
May 2, 2012—The lucky streak for casino executives continues, as demonstrated by the 10-K/A that Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) filed yesterday. Now normally, as footnoted readers know, the most "entertaining" information about compensation and perks comes in the form of a ...

Living the suite life in Las Vegas….
May 1, 2012—Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson may be best known for funding Newt Gingrich's presidential ambitions (he's now being courted by Mitt Romney). But here at footnoted, we're less interested in politics than we are in the fun details in the filings. So ...

Masimo CEO’s family comes along for the ride…
April 30, 2012—It wouldn't surprise us if the people holding the strongest opinions about Masimo Corporation (MASI) - a medical technology company with a $1.3 billion market cap based in Irvine, California - fall into one of two camps. Those who ...

The many paychecks of Barry Diller…
April 23, 2012—No one can accuse Barry Diller of putting all his eggs in one basket. Indeed, the busy septuagenarian just got a few new "eggs," thanks to the 8-K that TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP) filed late last Friday afternoon. Filed ...