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Activist Investing Today: Why Analysts Make Good Directors

Michelle Applebaum, a former steel analyst who has been nominated by insurgent managers Barington Capital and Land & Buildings for corporate boards talks to Ron Orol on the Activist Investing Today podcast

The Activist Investing Today podcast talked to Michelle Applebaum, a former steel analyst, about why she thinks activists' analytics are quite sound. Applebaum has been nominated by insurgent managers Barington Capital and Land & Buildings for corporate boards.

She also explains why activist investors often represent a consensus view of institutional investors, long before management has figured it out.

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Listen to the full podcast above for more insight on activist investing.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.