Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Lincare Holdings Inc. (“Lincare” or the “Company”) (LNCR) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the Company to Linde AG (LIN) in an all-cash deal valued at approximately $3.8 billion. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, Lincare stockholders will receive $41.50 in cash for each share of Lincare they own. Request more information now by clicking here: www.faruqilaw.com/LNCR.There is no cost or obligation to you. Whether Lincare’s Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company’s stockholders by failing to conduct an adequate and fair sales process prior to agreeing to this proposed transaction, whether the proposed transaction undervalues Lincare’s shares and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of Lincare’s 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, throughout 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 Lincare and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/LNCR or contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at email@example.com or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330. Attorney Advertising. (C) 2012 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.
The ex-dividend date for Lincare Holdings (Nasdaq:LNCR) is tomorrow, July 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $41.58 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.9%.
Shares of Lincare Holdings (Nasdaq:LNCR) were gapping up Monday morning with an open price 21.5% higher than Friday's closing price. The stock closed at $34.02 yesterday and opened today's trading at $41.33.