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Eye Catching Active Stocks: Columbia Pipeline Partners (NYSE:CPPL), Natus Medical (NASDAQ:BABY), RetailMeNot (NASDAQ:SALE)

Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE:CPPL) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares an raise 4.90% to $16.05. TransCanada Corp.(TRP) reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. has provided to takeover, for cash, all of the 53.84 million outstanding ordinary units of the master limited alliance, Columbia Pipeline Partners, LP (CPPL) at a price of US$15.75 per ordinary unit.

The offer price represents an 11.3 per cent premium to the 30 day average closing price on September 23, 2016. The offer has been made to the bodof the general partner of CPPL (the CPPL Board). As the general partner of CPPL is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Columbia, a committee composed of the independent directors of the CPPL Board will be formed to consider the offer. The transaction is also subject to the execution of an contract and plan of merger which would provide the definitive terms of the transaction, comprising the offer price. If an contract is reached and such terms are ultimately agreed by each of the TransCanada, Columbia and CPPL boards of directors, the transaction will also require authorization by a majority of the CPPL ordinary unitholders.

The total volume of 5.37 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 324.46 shares. EPS anticipates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -74.20%, and looking additional price to next year’s EPS is 15.99%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 1.19 and price to earning ratio of 17.43 attracting passive investors.

Several matter pinch shares of Natus Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:BABY) [Trend Analysis], as shares plunging -9.73% to $39.71 with a share volume of 1.79 Million. Natus Medical Inc. (BABY) stated that it has entered into a definitive contract with GN Store Nord A/S (GN.CO) by which Natus will takeover the GN Otometrics business from GN Store Nord in an all cash transaction for $145 million.

With yearly income of about $110 million, Otometrics is a manufacturer of hearing diagnostics and balance assessment equipment, disposables & software, presently being sold in over 86 countries. “Otometrics has several leading brands and has introduced many industry firsts,” stated Jim Hawkins, President and Chief Executive Officer of Natus.

“With the addition of Otometrics, we anticipate Natus income in 2017 will reach $500 million, a major milestone for the firm. We expect Otometrics to be accretive to our 2017 earnings with a non-GAAP contribution operating margin goal for the year of 10% and a 2018 goal of 20%.” The stock is going forward its 52-week low with 34.43% and moving down from its 52-week high price with -22.21%. To have technical analysis views, liquidity ratio of a firm was calculated 3.20 as evaluated with its debt to equity ratio of 0.03. The float short ratio was 2.74%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 3.20.

Shares of RetailMeNot, Inc. (NASDAQ:SALE) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it plunging -20.85% to traded at $8.92. The firm has price volatility of 5.12% for a week and 3.36% for a month. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was -18.84% and monthly performance was -23.24%. The stock price of SALE is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -20.84% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -15.37%.


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