Tag Archives: XOOM

Paypal To Enter The S&P 100 & 500 Post-Spin; eBay To Remain In S&P 500

eBays’ (EBAY) long awaited spinoff of Paypal (PYPL) will be completed after the close today and the first day of trading for the new company will be Monday, July 20th. The breakup idea goes back a looooong way and was actually the subject of one of our first articles. EBAY shareholders should receive one share of PYPL for… Read More »

After Spinoff From Ebay and Acquisition Of Xoom, PayPal Plans More Acquisitions

With $6 billion in cash burning a hole in its wallet, PayPal(PYPL) will not slow its aggressive acquisition program after its purchase of Xoom(XOOM). Dan Schulman, who will be CEO of PayPal following its July 17 spinoff from Ebay(EBAY), told the Financial Times that acquisitions would be a priority, as PayPal uses the $6bn war chest that is… Read More »

I Know What You Spun This Summer: Summer Of Spin Day 3 Roundup and Looking Ahead

What a week for spinoffs. Truly historic. Beginning on Monday with TEGNA (TGNA)/Gannett (GCI), the ‘Summer of Spin’ crescendoed yesterday with the completion of six more spins: DuPont (DD) spun off its performance chemicals unit (including Teflon) into Chemours (CC). The new company told investors it plans on paying out a stable dividend, which is somewhat unusual for such… Read More »