Unusual Volume At NYSE: Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT), Kimco Realty (NYSE:KIM), LIN MEDIA LLC (NYSE:LIN), Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE:RGP)

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014

McLean Capital Management upgraded shares of Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report released on Friday,American Banking and Market News reports. Cott Corporation (USA) (NYSE:COT) shares after opening at $8.01 moved to $8.07 on last trade day and at the end of the day closed at $7.97. Company price to sales ratio in past twelve months was calculated as 0.36 and price to cash ratio as 15.91. Cott Corporation (USA) (NYSE:COT) showed a negative weekly performance of -0.99%.

Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM) Director Frank Lourenso sold 1,250 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.97, for a total transaction of $27,462.50. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 190,842 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,192,799. Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM) shares fell -0.55% in last trading session and ended the day on $21.73. KIM return on equity ratio is recorded as 4.90% and its return on assets is 2.30%.Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM) yearly performance is -8.93%.

Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of LIN MEDIA LLC (NYSE:LIN) concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Media General, Inc. Under the terms of the transaction, LIN shareholders will receive either $27.82 in cash or 1.5762 shares of the new holding company for each share of LIN stock. While the consideration offered represents a 29.5% one day premium, at least one analyst set a target price of $32.00 per share and LIN’s stock recently traded above the offer price at $29.24 per share on January 9, 2014. LIN MEDIA LLC (NYSE:LIN) shares moved up 1.41% in last trading session and was closed at $16.69, while trading in range of $26.07-$26.87. LIN MEDIA LLC (NYSE:LIN) year to date performance is -7.04%.

Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE:RGP) and PVR Partners, L.P. (NYSE: PVR) closed Regency’s previously announced acquisition of PVR. Regency acquired all of PVR’s outstanding units for a total purchase price of approximately $5.6 billion (based on Regency’s closing price of $26.70 per unit on March 20, 2014), including approximately $1.8 billion of assumed debt. In the merger, PVR unitholders received (on a per unit basis) 1.020 Regency common units and a one-time cash payment of $0.262 per unit (representing the difference between PVR’s annualized quarterly distribution immediately prior to the merger and 1.020 times Regency’s annualized quarter distribution immediately prior to the merger). Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE:RGP) weekly performance is 2.08%. On last trading day company shares ended up $27.03.Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE:RGP) distance from 50-day simple moving average is 1.45%. Analysts mean target price for the company is $29.33.

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