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Dollar Dollar General makes move for Family Dollar, starts a bidding war

Dollar General is offering about $9.7 billion for Family Dollar, trumping an earlier bid from Dollar Tree and creating a dollar store bidding war. 


Dollar General said that its offer would create a business with almost 20,000 stores in 46 states and sales of more than $28 billion.


By Staff, Associated Press AUGUST 18, 2014


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GOODLETTSVILLE, TENN. — There's now a bidding war for Family Dollar, with Dollar General offering about $9.7 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree's bid.




Dollar General Corp. said Monday that it would pay $78.50 per share in cash, 3 percent higher than Family Dollar Stores Inc.'s Friday closing price of $76.06. Dollar General put the deal's value at $9.7 billion.



Last month Dollar Tree Inc. made an $8.5 billion bid for Family Dollar. It offered to pay $59.60 in cash and the equivalent of $14.90 in shares of Dollar Tree for each share they own. The companies put the value of the t…

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS WILL DECIDE FATE OF CHIQUITAFYFFES MERGER

Chiquita Brands International, Inc. 
Ownership Summary



CQB
$13.905
*
0.275

2.02%

*Delayed - data as of Aug. 18, 2014 9:41 ET -





Exchange: NYSE 
Industry: Consumer Non-Durables
Community Rating: Bullish
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Institutional Ownership

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Institutional Summary



Institutional Holdings 95.76%

Total Number of Holders 175
Total Shares Held 44,974,145
Total Value of Holdings 612,997,596
Net Activity 5,336,346





Top 5 Holders of Institutional Holdings



1. DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP 3,980,719
2. VANGUARD GROUP INC 2,687,013
3. JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 2,547,977
4. SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS LP 2,170,024
5. PENTWATER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP 2,133,554












Insider Trades
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Top 5 Insider Trades


LONERGAN EDWARD F 231,065
LONERGAN EDWARD F 50,800
KOCHER BRIAN W 46,126
LONERGAN EDWARD F 46,016
KOCHER BRIAN W 40,255







CQB Ownership Overview


Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (CQB) Ownership Summary provides a snapshot of institutional holdings and activity for a particular stock. The instituti…

Colgate toothpaste chemical linked to cancer— Any Ways to Whiten Teeth Naturally?

By Alex Jordon Posted Friday, August 15, 2014 at 04:32pm EDT


Teeth whitening treatments are common these days. Most people go to the dentist for professional treatments that involve lasers and bleaching. Others use store brand products such as whitening strips. Others just use whitening toothpaste such as Colgate. However, there is a chemical used by Colgate Total Toothpaste, which helps prevent gum disease, but can als

Introducing 4X4 Aviation Ltd. - Innovation in VTOL Aviation

Published on Jan 17, 2014


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