The Value Investor • Oct. 2, 2013
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- Edgen Group (EDG) +56.4% premarket after Sumitomo (SSUMY.PK) agrees to buy the distributor of specialty products to the energy and infrastructure markets for $12/share, a 58% premium over Monday's close.
- EDG has two commercial brands, Edgen Murray and Bourland & Leverich, and had total sales of $2.06B in 2012 with 660 employees and operations in more than 35 locations in 18 countries.
- EDG launched an IPO in April 2012, pricing at $11, below its expected $14-$16 range, and has traded below $9 for most of the time since.
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May. 13, 2013, 12:34 PMEdgen Group (EDG -3.2%) sets new 52-week lows today on a big Q1 earnings miss. Net sales declined 24% Y/Y, as the steel-products manufacturer's energy-and-infrastructure business was hit hard by steel-pricing and delays in contract awards and customer-purchasing decisions. Sales in its oil-tubular goods segment also decreased 10% over the same period due largely to lower rig counts. In light of the weak environment, the company is suspending its 2013 guidance - which doesn't bode well for a company just went public a year ago. | 1 Comment
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Jan. 23, 2013, 3:49 PMJefferies believes recent announcements from oil and gas companies support its estimate that capital spending for oil and gas will increase 3%-5% in 2013, with positive implications for THR, FLS, PNR, AIMC, AME, TRS and IEX, but short-term sales pressure on HEK's water services sales, NWPX's tubular segment and EDG's OCTG business. | Comment!
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Edgen Group Inc is a global distributor of specialty products to energy sector, including steel pipe, valves, quenched & tempered & high yield heavy plate, and related components. It has two segments: Energy & Infrastructure and Oil Country Tubular Goods.
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