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- Driving with the Top Down. Tweddell, Jerry // Financial Planning;Oct2002, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p71
Presents information on convertible securities. Volatility of U.S. stocks; Advantages and disadvantages of convertible securities; Benefits of investing in convertible securities. INSET: Top 35 Convertible Funds.
- Despite erratic pulse, convertible market sets underwriting record. Garrity, Brian // Investment Dealers' Digest;01/11/99, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p21
Reports on the performance of the convertible securities market in the United States during 1998. Record volumes in terms of number of deals priced and total dollars raised; Offsetting of redemption concerns; Results for issuers of equity-linked paper; Monetization of non-core stock holdings...
- Convertible Bonds Bounce Back with Cyclical Stocks. Nielsen, Karol // Chemical Week;8/18/1999, Vol. 161 Issue 31, p31
Reports on the rebound of chemical shares that has encouraged companies to offer convertible securities. Why investors like convertibles, according to bankers; Range of equity credit that credit analysts give for convertibles; Convertibles that typically get the most equity credit.
- Why a Buyback Slowdown Is Good News. Rieker, Matthias // American Banker;8/25/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 163, p7
Share buybacks are a popular way to manage excess capital, and active repurchase programs signal that a bank is confident in its future. Several positive trends have made buybacks less attractive. One of them involves mergers and acquisitions, companies that are in the mood to make an...
- Should a Bank with a Dim Outlook Finance Via Converts? Stevenson, Richard A. // Banking;Dec65, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p4
Answers the article presented by Charles A. Agemian, executive vice-president of The chase Manhattan Bank, focusing on non-convertible financing for banks with good growth prospects. Views concerning the desirability of issuing a convertible security versus a non-convertible security;...
- Insider Trading Around Convertible Security Calls. Gramlich, Jefferey D.; Mais, Eric L. // Journal of Applied Business Research;Spring2003, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p47
This study examines the nature of insider trading of common stock around conversion-forcing calls of convertible securities. Managers of call firms significantly increase their frequency of stock sales after call announcements. Also after the call, substantially fewer call firms are classified...
- Financings Roundup. // BioWorld Today;5/18/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 95, p3
This article reports on an agreement entered by Cell Therapeutics Inc. to exchange shares of its common stock for aggregate outstanding principal amount of its convertible senior subordinated notes.
- Bonos convertibles. Zurita L., Salvador; Huerta G., Iv�n // Estudios de Administraciï¿½n;1997, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p21
Convertible debentures are hybrid securities: they are similar to regular bonds in that they pay fixed coupons and principal at maturity, but at the same time they can be exchanged for common stocks of the issuing firm. As in the case of warrants, if the conversion option is exercised, the firm...
- Test for Common Stock Equivalency. Fulmer Jr., John G.; Moon, James E. // Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance;Fall84, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p5
The results presented in this article indicate that eight often suggested tests of common stock equivalency for convertible securities (including the recent revision by the FASB) have little discriminatory power between prediction of common stock equivalency and ultimate conversion as well as...