'"There's something happening here. What it is isn't exactly clear. There's a man with a sell button over there telling us to beware." Rising volume on the sell side on a slow volume day. Does somebody know something we don't.?"
This is what is happening. They are paying down debt rapidly and per the last conference call are doing the following: 1. The last takeover is for the most part fully integrated into the company thus freeing the finance staff. 2. because of #1, there financial staff is now on the hunt for the next takeover candidate. This may take awhile; however, the cash on hand should start to accumulate for the next buy. With a market cap of less than $1.8 billion, they will slowly build themselves into a decent size manufacturing company.