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Strategies & Market Trends : Speculating in Takeover Targets
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To: richardred who wrote (2931)10/18/2011 3:45:22 AM
From: richardred  Read Replies (6) of 6086
 
My list of corporate iconic brand names that have yet to be acquired. On the list because they are of scale they still can be acquired. I'm sure I missed some.

Alcoa Inc
AVON
Briggs & Stratton Corp
Campbell's
Colgate-Palmolive Co (Very Big, but never say never)
Church & Dwight Co- Ok Ill give leverage because of the Arm & Hammer brand
Chiquita Brands International Carl Linder Jr just passed away at 92.
Coach
Corning -Corelle, CorningWare, Pyrex sold along with Steuben®, but most everybody knows Corning Glass
Deere
DOLE
General Mills
Goodyear
Clorox
Energizer Holdings Inc
Hasbro Inc
H J Heinz Co
Harley Davidson Inc
H and R Block Inc
Hormel Foods Corp - They get leverage also SPAM
HESS
Hershey
J C Penney
Kellogg's
Kodak Who wants it now, but the brand name has intrinsic value.
Kimberly Clark Corp Gets a pass -Kleenex
Lennox
Macy's Inc
Mattel Inc
McCormick & Co Inc
NCR Corp
Norfolk Southern Corp
Owens Corning
Ryder System Inc Ryder rents trucks
Ralcorp Holdings Inc- Came close- Ralston Purina
Revlon Inc Ok some leverage Ron Perlman damaged it then brought it back
RadioShack Corp
Reynolds American Inc Reynolds wrap
Smith & Wesson Holding
Tiffany and Co
Tyson Foods Inc
Toro Co
US Steel- X marks the spot
Wd-40 Co
Xerox Corp
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