Topic: Friday Night Dump

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A Good Friday dump: Walmart vs. Capital One
April 13, 2023—Less than 10 minutes before the SEC closed on Friday night — Good Friday, in fact, when markets had already been closed for more than 24 hours for the holiday — Capital One filed this interesting little chestnut: Walmart Stores was suing the banking giant to end its multi-billion credit card collaboration. The deal, which […]

Super Bowl tickets plus a tax gross-up? Pretty gross
March 29, 2023—n nearly 20 years of reading SEC filings, I came across a disclosure for the very first time last Friday: DraftKings Inc. (ticker: DKNG) paid over $130K for its CEO, Jason Robins and an unspecified number of family members to go to the Super Bowl last year in my (adopted) hometown: Los Angeles. This was […]

Working the refs!
March 6, 2023—The rules (all 24 pages of them!) on when you need to file an 8-K are pretty clear: you need to file within 4 business days of a significant event. Many times that’s often interpreted as a “material event” as in materially important to the company. But that’s actually a much narrower definition and the […]

Live tweeting the Friday Night Dump
November 9, 2017—We are now offering a subset of our Pro data via Twitter. Find out more by clicking here:

Two favorites from the Friday Night Dump
September 6, 2016—Here's two filings that caught our attention from the pre-Labor Day Friday Night Dump.

Yahoo gets defensive on compensation
May 2, 2016—A late Friday filing by Yahoo attempts to explain -- over and over -- why compensation was so high in 2015.

Warning signals in Yelp’s 10-K
May 1, 2015—On March 2, we put out a Pro report based on Yelp's 10K. That report is now available here for free.

From $1 to $675K for new LA Times chief!
August 18, 2014—When the LA Times named a new publisher and CEO last week, it was widely noted that he once took a $1 salary. Not anymore.

Proxy madness: mystery fees at Google
April 7, 2014—New disclosures in Google's proxy caught our attention and created a bit of a mystery on exactly what the company is paying for.

Safeway visits the Friday night dump
February 24, 2014—Grocery chain Safeway filed an interesting 8-K late Friday, changing the way it approaches severance benefits for top executives.