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LI sizzles with $7 billion in mergers

January 04, 2015

Executives of public companies felt compelled to keep earnings per share rising to keep pace with the stock market, said Alon Kapen, a partner at the Uniondale law firm Farrell Fritz. "There's pressure on them . . . to justify their stock prices," he said. "Earnings haven't risen commensurate with [stock] prices." Their choices: grow the company organically, increase per-share value by buying back stock, or make acquisitions in an effort to increase earnings. To read the full article please click here.
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