A number of large companies have been tweaking their bylaws to avoid potential entreaties by activist investors. What’s behind this sudden surge?
Late Friday night and then again early Monday morning, Barnes and Noble dumped 250 pages on EDGAR.
We’re seeing an uptick in transactions that could be driven by impending accounting changes — and may have big ramifications for investors.
With earnings season about to kick off, we’ve begun to notice an interesting trend of companies sneaking new disclosures into one of the least read sections of any SEC filing or news release.
Ingersoll-Rand recently disclosed that its tax dispute with the IRS has gotten worse, by several hundred million dollars. But a little digging shows the real problem may be more than five times that size.
HP’s stock has risen sharply over the past six months. But several new disclosures in the recent Q make us wonder if investors are looking beyond the hype.
We spotted some unsettling numbers in ABM’s recent 10-Q — numbers that weren’t touted in its earnings release or conference call.
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 …
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 …
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 …