Will the combination of slow earnings growth, low interest rates and high corporate cash balances result in 2017 being a year of “merger mania”? The author of today’s article believes that is likely to be the case, as firms sitting on mountains of cash look to pocket the cash flows of their rivals in order to make up for tepid earnings growth. With the potential for substantial gains if you happen to own stocks in one, how can investors go about trying to identify potential takeover targets? The author outlines several figures to look at. To read more, CLICK HERE.
Why 2017 May Be A Year Of “Merger Mania” – And What To Look For In Potential Takeover Targets
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