On Thursday, eBay and billionaire-activist Carl Icahn reached an agreement to end the proxy battle. Is it now game on at Talisman Energy Inc. (TSX: T.TLM, Stock Forum)? Revisiting Canaccord Genuity Energy Analyst Phil Skolnick's thesis on Talisman:.
While Fools should generally take the opinion of Wall Street with a grain of salt, it's not a bad idea to take a closer look at particularly stock-shaking upgrades and downgrades -- just in case their reasoning behind the call makes sense.
... Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA) and Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU). 3) Carl Icahn, the 25th wealthiest man in the world, recently purchased Hologic Inc (NASDAQ:HOLX), Talisman Energy (NYSE:TLM) and Apple (NASDAQ:APPL).
That brings me to the Talisman Energy (TLM) situation. While the company has legitimately interesting assets in North and South America as well as Southeast Asia, the company's North Sea assets are little more than an albatross around its neck ...