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TLN

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$13.88

-0.01 (-0.07%)

16:16
10/06/16
10/06
16:16
10/06/16
16:16

Talen Energy stockholders approve acquisition by Riverstone Holdings

Talen Energy stockholders approved a proposed merger of the company with and into an affiliate of Riverstone Holdings, a private investment firm, for cash consideration of $14.00 per share of Talen Energy common stock. Stockholders approved all proposals put forward at the meeting. The parties have been granted early termination of the applicable waiting period under the HSR Antitrust Improvements Act and received an order from the NY Public Service Commission approving the transaction as it applies to Talen Energy's ownership and operation of the Athens power plant. The transaction remains on schedule to close by the end of 2016.

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TLN Taken private
$13.88

-0.01 (-0.07%)

10/16/15
10/16/15
INITIATION

On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: AT&T (T) initiated with a Buy at Nomura... Accenture (ACN) initiated with a Buy at Cantor... Ascena Retail (ASNA) initiated with an Overweight at Stephens... CSC (CSC) initiated with a Hold at Cantor... Cognizant (CTSH) initiated with a Buy at Cantor... Columbia Sportswear (COLM) initiated with a Hold at Brean Capital... Curtiss-Wright (CW) initiated with a Buy at CL King... CyberArk (CYBR) initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson... Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals (CYCC) initiated with a Buy at H.C. Wainwright... DSW (DSW) initiated with a Hold at BB&T... Deckers Outdoor (DECK) initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital... Dick's Sporting (DKS) initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital... Dynegy (DYN) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust... ExlService (EXLS) initiated with a Buy at Cantor... Finish Line (FINL) initiated with a Hold at Brean Capital... FireEye (FEYE) initiated with a Buy at DA Davidson... Foot Locker (FL) initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital... Frank's International (FI) initiated with a Hold at Gabelli... Genpact (G) initiated with a Buy at Cantor... Gibraltar Industries (ROCK) initiated with a Buy at Sidoti... Gildan Activewear (GIL) initiated with a Hold at Brean Capital... Globant (GLOB) initiated with a Hold at Cantor... Hanesbrands (HBI) initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital... Hibbett Sports (HIBB) initiated with a Sell at Brean Capital... IBM (IBM) initiated with a Hold at Cantor... Imperva (IMPV) initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson... Infosys (INFY) initiated with a Hold at Cantor... NRG Energy (NRG) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust... Nike (NKE) initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital... OPKO Health (OPK) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan... Oceaneering (OII) initiated with a Hold at Gabelli... Oil States (OIS) initiated with a Buy at Gabelli... PVH Corp. (PVH) initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital... Palo Alto (PANW) initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson... Quality Systems (QSII) assumed with a Hold at Jefferies... Qualys (QLYS) initiated with a Buy at DA Davidson... Ralph Lauren (RL) initiated with a Hold at Brean Capital... Skechers (SKX) initiated with a Buy at BB&T... Sprint (S) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura... Syntel (SYNT) initiated with a Hold at Cantor... T-Mobile (TMUS) initiated with a Buy at Nomura... Talen Energy (TLN) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust... Under Armour (UA) initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital... VF Corp. (VFC) initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital... Verizon (VZ) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura... Virtusa (VRTU) initiated with a Buy at Cantor... WNS Holdings (WNS) initiated with a Buy at Cantor.
06/06/16
EVER
06/06/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $14
EVER
Hold
Talen Energy downgraded to Hold from Buy at Evercore ISI
Talen Energy is being acquired by Riverstone Holdings for $14 per share in cash.
06/17/16
LEHM
06/17/16
DOWNGRADE
LEHM
Equal Weight
Talen Energy downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Daniel Ford downgraded Talen Energy to Equal Weight citing valuation, among other reasons.
06/17/16
06/17/16
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Phillips 66 (PSX) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Evan Calo citing relative share outperformance year-to-date. 2. Grainger (GWW) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Andrew Buscaglia citing margin pressures and weak pricing in the U.S. 3. Talen Energy (TLN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays with analyst Daniel Ford citing valuation, among other reasons. 4. MSC Industrial (MSM) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst Andrew Buscaglia saying stabilizing trends are largely priced in. 5. ONEOK (OKE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus with analyst Stephen Bigger citing the strong run-up in shares. 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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