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Boise Inc. (BZ)

BZ is defunct.
  • Sep. 16, 2013, 12:46 PM
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  • Sep. 16, 2013, 9:17 AM
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  • Sep. 16, 2013, 7:31 AM
    • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) agrees to acquire Boise (BZ) for $12.55 per share in cash, or nearly $2B. The sale is expected to close in Q4, subject to certain customary conditions and regulatory approval.
    • PCA's containerboard capacity will increase to 3.7M tons from the current 2.6M and PCA will now have a market presence in the Pacific Northwest.
    • Synergies are expected to generate pre-tax benefits of $105M, to be fully realized within 3 years of the closing, according to PCA management.
    • Boise shareholders are getting 5x LTM EBITDA for their stock.
    • BZ closed at $9.96 Friday evening, making the purchase price a 26% premium.
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  • Jun. 19, 2012, 1:50 PM
    Boise (BZ +2%) gains after CLSA calls the stock " meaningfully undervalued " and well positioned to capitalize on strategic opportunities due to its strong balance sheet. The firm rates the shares at Buy with a $12 price target.
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  • Sep. 28, 2011, 9:54 AM
    Shares of Boise (BZ) lose 7% after the company gets hits with a downgrade from JPMorgan to Neutral. The firm's price target of $7 on BZ still represents upside potential for shares of the manufacturing company.
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  • Sep. 14, 2011, 5:41 PM
    Boise Cascade (BZ) announces an additional $75M share buyback, adding to the $155M of capital already returned to shareholders through a combination of share repurchases and special dividends over the last year. Shares +2.69% AH.
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  • Jun. 7, 2011, 2:52 PM
    International Paper (IP +1.1%) and Temple-Inland (TIN +42.3%) are in focus after IP's $30.60/share bid was rejected despite being a 46% premium to Monday's closing price. Other packaging and paper stocks rally on calls from bullish analysts that the industry is heading for consolidation: PKG +6.9%, WY +6.2%, BZ +5.6%, KS +4.3%, RKT +3.1%.
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  • Jun. 7, 2011, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: TIN +43%. BZ +10%. AEZS +8%. IP +5%. SWKS +5%. LPX +5%. IRE +4%. LDK +3%. GERN +3%. RIO +3%. STKL +3%. MT +3%. SOLR +3%. BCS +3%. ING +3%.
    Losers: TLB -29%. CLF -3%. CTXS -3%.
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Company Description
Boise Inc. is a large, diverse United States-based manufacturer of packaging products and papers, including corrugated containers, containerboard, label and release and flexible packaging papers, imaging papers for the office and home, printing and converting papers, newsprint, and market pulp.... More