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Stock Spin-Off ETF


As stock spin-offs gain popularity and recognition, there will be more and more investment tools available to take advantage of the above-average returns that spin-offs can deliver. As an example of this growing popularity and awareness of stock spin-offs, there is now a stock spin-off ETF (Exchange Traded Fund), trading under the symbol: CSD. Known […]

Pharma Spin Off: Covidien


Covidien (COV) has made a substantial run up to a current price of 67.84 at the time this post was written. This all time high can be attributed partially to increased price target estimates from Jeffries, which were made public last Wednesday (3/27).

Covidien, primarily a medical device company, will spin off its Mallinckrodt division. This stock spin off had been announced by Covidien in 2011, with mid-2013 as the estimated date of the spin off.

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Abbott/AbbVie Stock Spinoff Illustrates Importance of a Reason and a Move

  In an upcoming stock spinoff, Abbott Laboratories (ABT) is separating off its drug unit as a stand alone company which is to be called AbbVie.  The parent company will retain the Abbott name and consist of  its current nutrition businesses. For the value investor looking for a situation in which people are generally underestimating […]

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Spin Off Stock, Hyster-Yale (HY), Price Flat After Two Months

    The price of spinoff stock Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (HY) has been pretty much flat since its debut in late September of 2012, opening today at $41.27, which pretty closely mirrors the S&P500 over the same time. Clearly, we did not get the pull back that I was hoping for in my October 1, 2012 […]

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