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Posts Tagged ‘Directv (DTV)’

Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors

Which Sectors Offer Breaks According to This Billionaire Investor?

Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors identified some sectors which may offer opportunities for investors in a discussion on Fox Business Network. Speaking......(read more)
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AT&T: DirectTV Acquisition Adds Strategic Value, $38 Fair Value

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Is Alliance Bancorp Inc of Pennsylvania (ALLB) A Slam-Dunk Merger?

Yakira Capital Management, Inc. has revealed through a Schedule 13G filing that it owns 209,975 shares of Alliance Bancorp Inc of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ......(read more)
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Pharmacyclics (PCYC), DIRECTV (DTV), Actavis (ACT): Farallon Capital Betting On Merger Arb Plays

Farallon Capital Management, the fund founded by Thomas Steyer in 1986, has filed its 13F for the reporting period of March 31, disclosing an equity......(read more)
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Nancy Havens-Hasty’s Latest Risk Arbitrage Picks

Another fund that recently joined the ranks of investment firms which have disclosed their equity portfolios for the reporting period of March 31 is ......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

DIRECTV (DTV), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK), American Express Company (AXP) Among Mario Gabelli’s Top Picks At The End Of March

GAMCO Investors, a fund run by billionaire Mario Gabelli, is one of more than 700 funds that we track at Insider Monkey. The fund has beaten the S&......(read more)
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Actavis plc (ACT), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), DIRECTV (DTV) Among James Dinan’s Top Risk Arbitrage Picks

James Dinan had profound experience in risk arbitrage before he founded his event driven strategy fund, York Capital Management in 1991. He had started......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Billionaire Paulson’s Picks Killed the Market in Q1: Healthcare Stocks Pave the Road to Success

John Paulson’s Paulson & Co had a great first quarter, achieving an average return of 5.6% from its 52 long positions in stocks with a market cap......(read more)
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Visteon Corp (VC), DIRECTV (DTV), Meritor Inc (MTOR): Billionaire Tom Sandell’s Top Picks

Tom Sandell’s Sandell Asset Management recently filed its 13F with the SEC, disclosing its equity holdings at the end of 2014. The value of the fund......(read more)
FARALLON CAPITAL

Nexvet Biopharma plc (NVET), Allergan, Inc. (AGN), DIRECTV (DTV) : Farallon Capital’s New Activist Position and Top Picks

Farallon Capital, a hedge fund founded by Thomas Steyer in 1986, owns a pretty diversified portfolio, as its latest 13F filing showed. Moreover, recently......(read more)
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Shire PLC (ADR), Allergan, Inc., Time Warner Cable Inc: John Paulson’s Top Merger Picks

John Paulson‘s Paulson & Co has been having it rough for the past two years, as far as stock picking goes. A sour bet on Whiting Petroleum Corp......(read more)
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Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (HPP) and Farallon Capital Enter Into Lock-Up Agreement

Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) and Farallon Capital Management,  a fund founded by Thomas Steyer, have entered into a lock-up agreement. An......(read more)
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Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Confident On Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) Deal Despite Hurdles

Skepticism continues to mount on whether the proposed merger between Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) will ever......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) 2014 Investment Picks Pops and Drops

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) is among the many holding companies that have experienced the full effects of the sickening drop in oil prices this......(read more)
DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV)

DirecTV (DTV) Yearning For AT&T Inc. (T) Merger for an Uplift On Subscribership Front

DirecTV (NASDAQ:DTV) is waiting in anticipation; the closure of its impending merger with AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) as regulators continue to review the......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Weatherford International Plc (WFT), TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW), Liberty Media Corp (LMCK): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors’ New Picks for The Third Quarter

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors disclosed today its equity positions for the third quarter of 2014. According to the Schedule 13F form filed with the......(read more)
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Move Inc. (MOVE), Astec Industries Inc. (ASTE), MOCON Inc. (MOCO): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Continues to Make Bullish Moves

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors continues to show itself bullish on the market. Yesterday, the funds affiliated with Mr. Gabelli (GAMCO, Gabelli Funds......(read more)
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Annies Inc (BNNY), SWS Group Inc (SWS): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Is Active in These Companies – Check Out Its Moves

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors has been quite active over the past few days. Yesterday, the funds affiliated with Mr. Gabelli (GAMCO, Gabelli Funds......(read more)
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Boulder Brands Inc (BDBD): Mario Gabelli Surges Exposure To 7.4%

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors disclosed today a 50% increase in its –activist- stake in Boulder Brands Inc (NASDAQ:BDBD).  Over the past couples......(read more)
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Annies Inc (BNNY): GAMCO Investors Discloses New Stake After Acquisition by General Mills Inc. (GIS) Is Announced

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors disclosed yesterday a new stake in Annies Inc (NYSE:BNNY). Over the past month, the funds affiliated with Mr. Gabelli......(read more)
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OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (OMN): Mario Gabelli Seems To Love This Specialty Chemicals Company, Almost Doubles His Stake Amid Low Stock Prices

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors disclosed on Tuesday a steep increase in its exposure to OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (NYSE:OMN). This $398 million market......(read more)
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Which Stocks Do Mario Gabelli and Warren Buffet Love?

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors is also amongst those hedge funds that filed their Form 13Fs recently. The fund disclosed a highly diversified equity......(read more)
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Allergan Inc. (AGN), DIRECTV (DTV), Covidien plc (COV): Paulson & Co’s New Stock Picks in Q2

In its latest 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Paulson & Co, managed by John Paulson, has disclosed its equity portfolio......(read more)
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Havens Advisors Top New Positions: Covidien plc (COV), Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (IDIX) and Others

In its recent 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Nancy Havens-Hasty’s Havens Advisors has disclosed its long equity positions......(read more)
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Shire PLC (ADR) (SHPG), Time Warner Cable (TWC): How John Paulson Got His Mojo Back

John Paulson’s funds posted strong returns in June, especially on the back of merger arbitrage plays, an activity in which Paulson has been involved......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors’ Biggest Equity Portfolio Moves During the First Quarter

Mario Gabelli‘s GAMCO Investors is one of the most prominent funds in the investment universe, which is why we consider that its activity should......(read more)
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Warren Buffett and Lou Simpson Are Bullish On These Stocks

Lou Simpson, a former understudy of Warren Buffett, is the manager of SQ Advisors. Simpson has enjoyed great success running GEICO, returning an average......(read more)
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Mario Gabelli Initiates 8% Stake in Zale Corporation (ZLC)

Mario Gabelli has set his sights on Zale Corporation (NYSE:ZLC). In a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, GAMCO Investors, Gabelli......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

What Is Due Diligence? Here’s How I Do It

Introduction The lexicon of the financial world is full of phrases and jargon that are often tossed about without considering that there may be those......(read more)
DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV)

Targeted, Tailored Ads Coming To Your Living Room

Satellite provider DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV) has rolled out a new advertising methodology to allow companies to send commercials to specific households based......(read more)
DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), DIRECTV (DTV), DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (DVA): Invest Like A Billionaire With These 4 Simple Tips

It takes money to make money. That’s the easy conclusion to draw when looking at the actions of the nation’s top hedge fund managers. Many......(read more)
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Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR), Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA): Is This Market Only Big Enough for Two?

In today’s television industry, satellite is the new kid on the block. Recent advances in satellite technology have made the service more reliable......(read more)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

DIRECTV (DTV), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA): Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)–Great Story Marginal Business

Now that the Wall Street Journal has run two articles on the cord-cutting trend in just four weeks, pay TV’s dinosaur-like march to extinction is......(read more)
Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA)

Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (PZZA), DIRECTV (DTV): Ka-Ching! 4 Companies Cashing In on Peyton Manning’s Success

Peyton Manning, opening Thursday night Ravens game. Source: Denver Broncos — Associated Press. Peyton Manning got his on revenge on Thursday night......(read more)
TiVo Inc.

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), TiVo Inc. (TIVO): The Best Cable Box Ever?

Suddenly, TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO) is relevant again. Last year, the stock might have been viewed as nothing more than a patent play, but with a new DVR......(read more)
DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV)

Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC), Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY): Hulu was DIRECTV (DTV)’s Best Buy

Last month, DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV) placed a final bid for the streaming service Hulu. The bid was one of three final offers given to the company by interested......(read more)
DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH)

DIRECTV (DTV): Is DISH Network Corp (DISH) Dependent on a Dovetail Deal?

DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) looks like it might be in a tough spot. After a foiled takeover attempt of Sprint and an unsuccessful bid for Clearwire......(read more)
CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS)

What’s Going on in the Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC)-CBS Corporation (CBS) Battle?

A few weeks ago, CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) took their disagreement over carriage fees to another level, as each firm......(read more)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

DIRECTV (DTV), Google Inc (GOOG): Nitty-Gritty From The Gridiron

A recent article from AllThingsD reports that Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) execs may have been meeting with officials from the NFL in a bid to bring NFL......(read more)
DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV)

Google Inc (GOOG), Intel Corporation (INTC), DIRECTV (DTV): NFL Sunday Ticket Could Change Hands

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)  recently held informal talks with NFL executives about buying the rights to the NFL Sunday Ticket, according to AllThingsD.......(read more)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

DIRECTV (DTV), Google Inc (GOOG): Deep Pockets

According to AllThingsD, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is having informal conversations with NFL representatives regarding the possibility of buying the rights......(read more)
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

Hedge Funds Are Betting On Comcast Corporation (CMCSK)

Is Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSK) a buy? In the eyes of many of your peers, hedge funds are assumed to be useless, old financial tools of an era......(read more)
DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV)

Should You Buy DIRECTV (DTV)?

If Warren Buffett has held a stock for what seems like infinity, and it’s a major position, should you consider it? Perhaps, but there’s a......(read more)
Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC)

Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC): Hedge Funds Are Bullish and Insiders Are Undecided, What Should You Do?

In the financial world, there are plenty of metrics shareholders can use to watch publicly traded companies. Two of the most under-the-radar are hedge......(read more)
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

ConocoPhillips (COP), Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Cytec Industries Inc (CYT): Forget Bernanke, Invest Alongside His Potential Successor

At StreetAuthority, we often look at where Washington’s most powerful men are putting their money. Recently, we learned what not to do from Barack......(read more)
Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

Tech News: Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Plans, Google Inc (GOOG)’s Stock Ratings & Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO......(read more)
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Despite its sometimes spotty reputation with customer service, Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is still one heck of a business. Hedge funds sure think......(read more)
DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV)

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), DirecTV (DTV): Should You Love or Hate TiVo Inc. (TIVO)?

TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO) is both loved and hated on Wall Street. The DVR pioneer’s unusually high proportion of shorts think shares have only risen......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Billionaire Mario Gabelli’s Top Picks Include DIRECTV (DTV) and American Express Company (AXP)

Earlier in August, billionaire Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors filed its 13F with the SEC for the second quarter of 2013, disclosing many of its long......(read more)
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Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR), DIRECTV (DTV): Investing in Content Delivery: Part 1

Neighborhood networks set up by local cable companies was the traditional model that consumers used to have their television shows delivered to them.......(read more)