Activist Hates Alcoa Deal
Editor's Note: In this feature from Stockpickr, we highlight lists of stocks that have made new highs, lows or seen other unusual activity.
Investor and activist hedge fund Jana Partners panned Alcoa's (AA) $27 billion hostile takeover bid for Alcan (AL), sending the aluminum giant atop Stockpickr's list of Latest Activist Situations. Jana said Alcoa's shareholders would be better served through a potential sale "to one or more buyers."
Florida East Coast Industries (FLA) soared atop the list of 52-Week Highs after the commercial real estate company agreed to be acquired by Fortress Investment Group for $3.5 billion. The commercial real estate company also led Stockpickr's Rising on Unusual Volume list.
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