Tag Archives: FTD Companies

Spinoff Odds & Ends: FTD Falters, Gannett Remains Defiant

Despite a history and reputation for outperformance, not every spinoff turns into a winner. I know, shocking, right? In this week’s edition of Odds & Ends we look at a few situations where shareholders have not been rewarded for holding on: FTD Companies (FTD), the flower delivery company, recently warned that it was hovering on life support. The… Read More »

United No More – FTD Spinoff Planned For November

United Online (UNTD) has had a rough time trying to break itself up. Its planned spinoff of well known flower company FTD Companies has been delayed several times and the transaction was pushed off another month as the company was unable to secure the necessary approvals in time. Maybe its having an existential crisis – after all its… Read More »