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BOBE

Bob Evans

$37.74

-0.21 (-0.55%)

08:07
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08:07

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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INITIATION

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.
05/17/16
MAXM
05/17/16
INITIATION
Target $59
MAXM
Buy
Bob Evans initiated with a Buy at Maxim
Target $59.
05/11/16
SIDC
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Target $60
SIDC
Buy
Bob Evans initiated with a Buy at Sidoti
Target $60.
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UPGRADE

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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Henry Schein

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TWX

Time Warner

$97.28

0.6225 (0.64%)

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Turner, Univision to win U.S. Champions League rights, Bloomberg reports »

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TRUE

TrueCar

$14.28

0.18 (1.28%)

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GE

General Electric

$30.19

0.17 (0.57%)

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CE

Celanese

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-0.88 (-0.98%)

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ELNK

EarthLink

$5.63

-0.22 (-3.76%)

, WIN

Windstream

$7.27

-0.02 (-0.27%)

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EarthLink

$5.63

-0.22 (-3.76%)

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Windstream

$7.27

-0.02 (-0.27%)

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PFE

Pfizer

$34.26

0.2 (0.59%)

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Pfizer subpoenaed in investigation of charity connections, Bloomberg says »

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C

Citi

$59.56

-1.06 (-1.75%)

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FDX

FedEx

$193.11

1.93 (1.01%)

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URRE

Uranium Resources

$1.94

-0.09 (-4.43%)

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RTN

Raytheon

$153.48

0.19 (0.12%)

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COTV

Cotiviti Holdings

$38.74

-0.06 (-0.15%)

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ENH

Endurance Specialty

$92.90

0.02 (0.02%)

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Earnings
Endurance reports Q4 EPS 30c, may not compare to consensus $1.26 »

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ORPN

Bio Blast Pharma

$1.13

-0.0098 (-0.86%)

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Breaking Syndicate news story on Bio Blast Pharma »

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MNTA

Momenta

$15.40

0.3 (1.99%)

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Pfizer

$34.26

0.2 (0.59%)

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Momenta

$15.40

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PFE

Pfizer

$34.26

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STLD

Steel Dynamics

$35.59

0.07 (0.20%)

AKS

AK Steel

$8.02

-0.1 (-1.23%)

X

U.S. Steel

$37.01

-0.3 (-0.80%)

FLR

Fluor

$55.09

-0.26 (-0.47%)

GVA

Granite Construction

$53.91

0.78 (1.47%)

VMC

Vulcan Materials

$117.82

1.47 (1.26%)

PWR

Quanta Services

$37.76

0.62 (1.67%)

ACM

AECOM

$35.77

-0.58 (-1.60%)

JEC

Jacobs Engineering

$56.03

-0.07 (-0.12%)

KBR

KBR

$15.60

-0.55 (-3.41%)

CBI

CB&I

$33.87

-0.02 (-0.06%)

MTZ

MasTec

$40.10

3.05 (8.23%)

KHC

Kraft Heinz

$93.08

0.14 (0.15%)

UN

Unilever; also tag UL

$46.91

0.33 (0.71%)

UL

Unilever; also tag UN

$47.12

0.22 (0.47%)

QSR

Restaurant Brands

$55.47

-0.08 (-0.14%)

PLKI

Popeyes

TROX

Tronox

$17.40

-0.67 (-3.71%)

WMT

Wal-Mart

$72.39

1.08 (1.51%)

HD

Home Depot

$145.95

1.24 (0.86%)

CYH

Community Health

$9.22

0.32 (3.60%)

TOL

Toll Brothers

$33.74

-0.22 (-0.65%)

GRMN

Garmin

$53.03

0.72 (1.38%)

CHS

Chico's

$14.75

0.3 (2.08%)

HPQ

HP Inc.

$17.65

0.05 (0.28%)

CRI

Carter's

$90.04

2.98 (3.42%)

SQ

Square

$17.43

0.28 (1.63%)

JWN

Nordstrom

$46.46

2.52 (5.74%)

FL

Foot Locker

$75.01

6.43 (9.38%)

AAOI

Applied Optoelectronics

$45.98

8.51 (22.71%)

RH

Restoration Hardware

$31.34

6.15 (24.41%)

M

Macy's

$33.17

0.73 (2.25%)

PZZA

Papa John's

$78.70

-0.07 (-0.09%)

FSLR

First Solar

$37.90

0.71 (1.91%)

TXRH

Texas Roadhouse

$42.22

0.13 (0.31%)

TSLA

Tesla

$257.00

1.01 (0.39%)

LB

Labarge

$50.99

2.05 (4.19%)

W

Wayfair

$39.30

0.72 (1.87%)

HPE

HP Enterprise

$22.96

-1.7 (-6.89%)

JCP

J.C. Penney

$6.46

-0.4 (-5.83%)

ACIA

Acacia Communications

$54.04

-9.39 (-14.80%)

BGS

B&G Foods

$43.65

-3.25 (-6.93%)

SPLK

Splunk

$62.80

-2.1 (-3.24%)

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NBEV

New Age Beverages

$3.90

-0.04 (-1.02%)

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CYTX

Cytori Therapeutics

$1.71

-0.07 (-3.93%)

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Breaking Hot Stocks news story on Cytori Therapeutics »

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ADMA

ADMA Biologics

$4.75

-0.03 (-0.63%)

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ADMA Biologics reports FY16 EPS ($1.61), consensus ($1.57) »

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WFC

Wells Fargo

$57.81

-0.68 (-1.16%)

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SHO

Sunstone Hotel

$14.71

-0.05 (-0.34%)

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TPHS

Trinity Place

$9.97

0.47 (4.95%)

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Breaking Hot Stocks news story on Trinity Place »

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SO

Southern Company

$50.50

0.83 (1.67%)

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MENT

Mentor Graphics

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Siemens

$128.94

-1.35 (-1.04%)

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KFTC clears pending merger of Mentor Graphics and Siemens »

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Siemens

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-1.35 (-1.04%)

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HPE

HP Enterprise

$22.96

-1.7 (-6.89%)

, JCP

J.C. Penney

$6.46

-0.4 (-5.83%)

16:32
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HPE

HP Enterprise

$22.96

-1.7 (-6.89%)

JCP

J.C. Penney

$6.46

-0.4 (-5.83%)

JWN

Nordstrom

$46.46

2.52 (5.74%)

FL

Foot Locker

$75.01

6.43 (9.38%)

RH

Restoration Hardware

$31.34

6.15 (24.41%)

ACIA

Acacia Communications

$54.04

-9.39 (-14.80%)

BGS

B&G Foods

$43.65

-3.25 (-6.93%)

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