Morgan Stanley has 44 stocks on its radar as takeover targets

|By:, SA News Editor

As U.S. corporations sit on $1T-plus in cash and with many facing organic growth challenges, Morgan Stanley lists 44 multi-billion dollar cap companies it thinks have a high likelihood of receiving at least one tender offer over the next 12 months.

In the energy sector: NFX, SD, TDW.

In materials: CLF, AXLL, UFS, RGLD.

Consumer discretionary: SBGI, WEN, TPX, EAT, BYI, DWA, JCP, AEO.

Consumer staples: INGR, HAIN, HSH, WWAV.

Health care: CELG, ESRX, WLP, REGN, ALXN, AET, CI, BDX, CERN.

Financial: NSM.

Tech: BRCD, ONNN, TIBX, SPWR, IM, JBL, SUNE, TER, ARRS, NSR.

Telecom: CCI, SBAC, LVLT, WIN, FTR.