The quickest payday that investors typically ever get is when a stock they own receives a takeover bid from a potential acquirer. But there's a more subtle way that some companies can unlock hidden shareholder value, and even as merger and acquisition activity picks up, more companies are starting to turn to this smart alternative as a way of keeping shareholders satisfied.
Resist the urge to high-five everyone in the cubicles next to you. Your stock may have just strapped on a rocket pack and taken off for the moon, but smart investors won't celebrate until they know that move up was justified. Without a fundamental basis for the bounce, these stocks can quickly make the return trip down.
According to a new research study published in the Journal of Animal Ecology on Monday, the estuarine crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus), might be bad swimmers but are exceptionally talented surfers.