To Find Small Caps, Don't Neglect the Large: Spin-offs for Fun and Profit
by John Deysher
Many diversified companies are electing to spin off parts of their businesses as a tax-efficient way of enhancing shareholder value. Once freed from the parent, managers have greater freedom to pursue ideas to drive operating performance and higher share prices.
In this article
- What Is a Spin-Off?
- The Spin
- Spin-Cycle: How Have They Fared?
- How Do You Find a Spin-off?
- What to Look for
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A spin-off often fits into the small- or mid-cap stock category. Yet many small- and mid-cap investors often overlook them, since spin-offs often originate with large companies.
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