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Bob Evans

$37.74

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Sandell to launch consent solicitation at Bob Evans

Sandell Asset Management, a large and long-time shareholder of Bob Evans Farms, released a letter to the Board of Directors of Bob Evans noting its intention to conduct a consent solicitation. The letter states in part: "In spite of some distinct corporate governance enhancements and other notable improvements following the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting, we have profound concerns regarding the continued disconnect between the Company's stock price and the value associated with its two independently-operated business segments, Bob Evans Restaurants and BEF Foods. This disconnect has grown more pronounced in recent months and the near-universal investor skepticism that surrounds Bob Evans has forced us to take this public step of embarking on the path of seeking shareholder action by written consent...At its recent stock price of approximately $38 per share, the market value of Bob Evans is approximately $750 million, and with approximately $360 million of net debt, the enterprise value of the Company is approximately $1.11 billion. This means that "the market is saying" the entire Company, namely the operations of BEF Foods and Bob Evans Restaurants, as well as the 300+ wholly-owned parcels of land and buildings underlying the Company's owned restaurants, is worth $1.11 billion. We believe that this is an affront to all financial sensibilities when one considers that the value of BEF Foods alone may approach $1.2 billion...While we would much prefer not to expend the significant amount of time and effort involved in a consent solicitation, the Company's shareholders cannot afford the continued erosion of value to persist."

BOBE Bob Evans
$37.74

-0.21 (-0.55%)

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On The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy upgrades include: Baker Hughes (BHI) upgraded to Speculative Buy from Accumulate at Seaport Global... Ball Corp. (BLL) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo... Bob Evans (BOBE) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Stephens... Boyd Gaming (BYD) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman... Costco (COST) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank... FirstEnergy (FE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim... Hilton (HLT) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie... Himax (HIMX) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Northland... Mallinckrodt (MNK) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Pandora (P) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James... RBS (RBS) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Macquarie... Sanderson Farms (SAFM) upgraded to Outperform from Underperform at CLSA... Starwood Property (STWD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Compass Point... Washington REIT (WRE) upgraded to Overweight from Equalweight at Capital One.
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INITIATION
Target $60
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Bob Evans initiated with a Buy at Sidoti
Target $60.
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INITIATION
Target $59
MAXM
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Bob Evans initiated with a Buy at Maxim
Target $59.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Intel (INTC) initiated with an Underperform at CLSA. 2. Qualcomm (QCOM) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA. 3. Bob Evans (BOBE) initiated with a Buy at Maxim. 4. Broadcom Limited (AVGO) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA. 5. SecureWorks (SCWX) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill, Goldman, Stifel and SunTrust. It was also initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital, William Blair, Barclays and JPMorgan. Furthermore, it was initiated with a Neutral at Citi, Credit Suisse and UBS. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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