Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Pride International Inc. (“Pride” or the “Company”) (NYSE: PDE) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the Company to Ensco plc (“Ensco”) (NYSE: ESV) for an estimated $7.3 billion in cash and stock. The proposed transaction offers Pride shareholders to only receive 0.4778 new shares of Ensco plus $15.60 in cash for each Pride share they hold, an aggregate value of approximately $41.60 per share of Pride common stock. According to Yahoo! Finance, at least one financial analysts values the Company at $42.00 per share. Request more information now by clicking here: www.faruqilaw.com/PDE Whether the Pride’s Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to Pride’s stockholders by failing to conduct an adequate and fair sales process to sell the Company prior to agreeing to this proposed transaction, whether the proposed transaction undervalues Pride’s shares and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of Pride shareholders are the key focus of this investigation. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is a national law firm which represents investors and individuals in class action litigation. The firm is focused on providing exemplary legal services in complex litigation in the areas of securities, shareholder, antitrust and consumer litigation, through all phases of litigation. The firm has an experienced trial team which has achieved significant victories on behalf of the firm’s clients. If you own common stock in Pride and wish to obtain additional information, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/PDE or contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330. Attorney Advertising. (C) 2011 Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP. The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP ( www.faruqilaw.com). Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter. We are happy to discuss your particular case.
Pride International (NYSE:PDE) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $44.02, above its previous 52-week high of $44 with 453,732 shares traded as of 10:37 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.4 million shares over the past 30 days.
Pride International (NYSE:PDE) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it changed hands at $43.84 compared with its previous 52-week high of $43.78. Pride International is currently trading at $43.80 with 71,594 shares changing hands as of 10:02 a.m.
Pride International (NYSE:PDE) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it changed hands at $42.93 compared with its previous 52-week high of $42.91. Pride International is currently trading at $42.91 with 1.1 million shares changing hands as of 3:22 p.m.
Pride International (NYSE:PDE) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it changed hands at $40.90 compared with its previous 52-week high of $40.84. Pride International is currently trading at $40.77 with 84,647 shares changing hands as of 9:32 a.m..