Shares in Time Warner Cable are up 13.6% in the past week as takeover talk mounts. But, is that too rich for investors to buy the stock?
Time Warner Cable has more suitors than the protagonist of a 19th century novel.
Cox Communications, Charter Communications, and Comcast (parent company of NBC Universal) are reported to be interested in acquiring the now-$38 billion company spun off from Time Warner half a decade ago.
Here's where it gets interesting: incoming CEO Robert Marcus could have a good reason to want the company acquired. Actually, he may have more than 50 million reasons. Reports estimate that 48 year-old Marcus could receive a payout of $56.5 million if the company is acquired.
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Shares in the cable giant are up 13.6% in the past week alone as takeover talk mounts. But, is that too rich for investors to buy the stock?
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