Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of optionsXpress Holdings, Inc. (“optionsXpress” or the “Company”) (NasdaqGS: OXPS) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to The Charles Schwab Corporation (“Schwab”) (NYSE: SCHW). Under the terms of the transaction, optionsXpress shareholders will receive 1.02 shares of Schwab stock for each share of optionsXpress stock they own. The transaction values each optionsXpress share at $17.91, for a total transaction value of approximately $1.0 billion.
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The investigation concerns whether the optionsXpress Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to optionsXpress stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether Schwab is underpaying for optionsXpress shares, thus unlawfully harming optionsXpress stockholders. In particular, at least one analyst set a price target of $21.00 per share of optionsXpress stock and, for the most recent quarter, the Company had approximately $16.52 per share in cash, net of debt.
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