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Active Stocks in Expert’s Opinion: CBRE Group (NYSE:CBG), NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE), Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM)

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -0.07% to $28.29 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 1.8 Million shares have changed hands in this session. CB Richard Ellis to acquire a 49% interest in leading Malaysia real estate services provider; terms not disclosed (CBG). The firm has entered into an agreement to acquire a 49% interest in C H Williams Talhar & Wong Sdn Bhd, WTW Real Estate Sdn Bhd and WTW Property Services Sdn Bhd. The transaction is expected to close during 2Q16.

WTW provides valuation, market research, consultancy, estate agency, project marketing, corporate real estate and property management services from its 13 offices. The firm has institutional ownership of 98.50%, while insider ownership included 1.10%. CBG attains analyst recommendation of 1.70 with week’s performance of -3.38%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 8.16%.

Shares of NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it an advance of 4.31% to close at $66.56. inContact to be acquired by NICE (NICE) for $14.00/share in cash (SAAS). NICE and inContact will jointly offer a full range of solutions for the fast-growing Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) industry that is substantially larger than NICE’s current addressable market.

Under the terms of the agreement, NICE will acquire inContact for $14/share in cash. The transaction values inContact at $940 million, including repayment of inContact’s outstanding convertible debt and excluding inContact cash on hand. NICE plans to finance the acquisition with cash on hand as well as debt of up to $475 million. Transaction is expected to close before the end of 2016.  NICE experts calculate Return on Investment of 9.60%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 26.10% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -1.91%. NICE last month stock price volatility remained 1.75%.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a loss of -1.00% to 80.17 with around 1.91 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) released that it is offering $4.6B of new debt to optimize its capital structure in advance of the planned separation of its China business. The financing is yet another milestone in the Company’s previously communicated plan of targeting total companywide leverage of approximately 5.0X EBITDA and returning around $6.2B of capital to shareholders prior to the separation of its China business, which is on track to be completed by the end of 2016.

The new debt is intended to fund the return of capital to shareholders, repay borrowings under the Company’s existing revolving credit facility, pay associated transaction fees and expenses, and support general corporate purposes. This debt will be issued by certain subsidiaries that operate the Company’s KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell businesses. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 24.84% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -14.43%. Likewise the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 13.50% and for the year was -12.99%, while the YTD performance remained at 11.10%. YUM has Average True Range for 14 days of 1.49.

 

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