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[ December 28, 2013 | Author: admin | Views: 34100 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

The name might not be that familiar, and the industries seem snooze-worthy, but this sizeable deal is stirring up plenty of chatter… Koch Industries, one of the largest private companies in the United States, announced Monday it will buy electronic components manufacturer Molex Inc. (Nasdaq: MOLX) for $7.2 billion. Under the terms of the deal, Koch will pay $38.50 per share in cash, a roughly 31% premium to Friday’s closing price of Molex’s common stock. That values MOLX at 1.9 times revenue and 11.2 times earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA), according to Bloomberg. That’s more than twice the median price paid in comparable deals, reported Bloomberg, which was 0.8 times revenue and about 8.5 times EBITDA. So, who is Molex and why are they worth $7 billion? Why Molex (Nasdaq: MOLX) Is a Big Deal For 75 years, Molex has manufactured electrical and fiber optic systems for … Continue reading

[ November 6, 2013 | Author: admin | Views: 53928 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

It really shouldn't matter a lick what price a stock is trading at. There is no fundamental difference between a stock with 1 million shares trading at $50 and a stock with 10 million shares trading at $5. Then again, there are people whose interest is piqued when they see a low price tag. It's one of the reasons why many companies will split their stock. The lower price tag will sometimes entice more buying.   When you consider the rule of large numbers, the phenomenon of lower-priced stocks rising faster than their higher-priced brethren does make a little sense. After all, for a stock trading at $5 to gain 50%, it has to only rise $2.50. But for a $100 stock, the same move takes $50. Investors aren't always rational, and that $2.50 move seems a lot smaller than a $50 rise, even though they are the exact same … Continue reading