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    1. IBM Is One of 18 Companies That Could Soon Be Attacked by an Activist Investor

      IBM Is One of 18 Companies That Could Soon Be Attacked by an Activist Investor

      Activist investors have come out swinging this year. From Nelson Peltz's fresh attack on sleepy consumer products giant Procter & Gamble ( PG ) , to Jana Partners' big win against Whole Foods ( WFM ) , activists continue to set their sites on shaking up Corporate America. TheStreet's sister publication The Deal recently published a new watch list of 20 companies that could be ripe for headline-making activist campaigns. We felt it would be good you see the list so you aren't behind the curve...

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    2. An Activist May Be Stalking This Warren Buffett Darling

      An Activist May Be Stalking This Warren Buffett Darling

      Options activity and market chatter this week suggest that an activist investor may be stalking UPS, the iconic U.S. shipping company, and long-time Warren Buffett favorite. Bloomberg reported on Thursday that UPS did not return a call or respond to an email about the rumors. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has owned the stock since 2006, and his stake was unchanged according to year-end 2016 SEC filings. UPS shares slipped fractionally on Friday morning after rising in the prior session...

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    3. This One Metric Tells You All You Need to Know About Why Einhorn Is Moving on GM

      This One Metric Tells You All You Need to Know About Why Einhorn Is Moving on GM

      Activist investor David Einhorn, who runs Greenlight Capital Greenlight Capital boss David Einhorn sent a letter to General Motors ( GM ) shareholders on Tuesday reiterating his desire to see the firm create two share classes to increase the company's value, and one shocking metric stood out. "Consider this simple fact," Einhorn (pictured) implored shareholders. "GM has the lowest price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of any of the 500 companies in the S&P 500...

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