Month: November 2010

Is There A Pot Of Gold At The End Of Cablevision’s Rainbow?

Image via Wikipedia Cablevision Systems Corporation(CVC) which spun off Madison Square Garden(MSG) earlier this year is back at it, announcing that it plans to spin off its Rainbow Media Holdings business in mid-2011. Rainbow Holdings owns such popular cable channels as AMC, WE, IFC, and Sundance.  Investors appeared enthused about the move, with the stock moving up 6.84%… Read More »

Bullish Report On Recent Spin Furiex Pharmaceuticals(FURX)

Just came across a bullish write up on Furiex Pharmaceuticals(FURX), which was recently spun off from PPDI, and has since dropped significantly in share price. Above Average Odds points out the indiscriminate selling, strong management, large cash hoard, and pipeline in making a case for “a wonderful asymmetric risk reward opportunity.” Definitely worth reading and considering. Disclosure: Author… Read More »

New Plans for Pride & Seahawk

Image via Wikipedia Despite the optimism of spinoff investors, not every spin is a success story…at least when measured by stock price appreciation. In late August of 2009, offshore rig contractor Pride International (PDE) spun off its shallow water operations into the newly formed Seahawk Drilling (HAWK). The great ticker could not overcome the poor industry fundamentals and… Read More »

Updates on General Growth and Howard Hughes

The GGP drama is finally nearing its end and time is running out to jump aboard the Howard Hughes Corporation prior to its spinoff from General Growth Properties (GGP). With GGP’s emergence from bankruptcy around the corner, the company announced November 1st as the date for distribution of shares of the two separate publicly traded corporations. According to… Read More »