Tag Archives: DOV

Pentair’s nVent Electric Spinoff To Join S&P Midcap 400 Today

Pentair’s (PNR) completed the spinoff of its electrical business, nVent Electric (NVT), after the close yesterday. The new company will commence trading on the NYSE today and shareholders should have received one share of NVT for every PNR share owned. Pentair CEO John Stauch wished his colleagues at nVent much ‘success’ and believes Pentair is now ‘well positioned… Read More »

Dover To Remain in S&P 500 While Knowles Will Join The S&P 400 Midcap Index

Dover Corporation’s (DOV) spinoff of Knowles is set for tomorrow and S&P recently announced the resulting changes to its indices. Dover will remain in the S&P 500, but post-spin, Knowles will ‘drop’ to the S&P Midcap 400 where it will replace Apollo Investment (AINV). Interestingly, Apollo is getting the boot due to S&P’s new methodology rules excluding business development companies from… Read More »

Dover Board Approves Spin Off, Clearing Way For February Birth Of Knowles

The Dover(DOV) Board has approved the company’s previously announced spin off of Knowles(KN). Dover shareholders of record as of February 19, 2014 will receive one share of Knowles on February 28 for every two shares of Dover that they own. Knowles, which will trade under the ticker KN, will begin regular way trading on March 3. Both stocks… Read More »

Dover Corporation Knowles Best- Knowles To Be Spun Off In 2014

No, Beyonce isn’t pregnant, but there is a new Knowles, well…a Knowles Corporation coming next year following Dover Corporation’s (DOV) announced spin off of its communications technologies business. The new company is ‘expected to be an industry leader’ in acoustic components (ex. MEMs microphones, speakers, receivers and transducers) and communication infrastructure components. According to a company presentation (the one dated May 23rd), on… Read More »