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6 Stocks To Watch For December 18, 2017

6 Stocks To Watch For December 18, 2017

Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

  • Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY) is nearing a deal to acquire Amplify Snack Brands Inc (NYSE: BETR) for $12.00 per share, CNBC reported. Amplify Snack shares dropped 2.37 percent to close at $ 7.00 on Friday, while Hershey shares rose 0.69 percent to close at $114.14 on Friday.
  • Vipshop Holdings Ltd - ADR (NYSE: VIPS) shares surged over 36 percent in pre-market trading following announcement of $863 million investment by and Tencent. Vipshop shares jumped 36.26 percent to $11.50 in pre-market trading.

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  • Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) reported a $1.5 billion buyback plan. Kellogg shares dropped 0.09 percent to close at $64.99 on Friday.
  • Humana Inc (NYSE: HUM) and private equity firms are in advanced talks to acquire Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: KND), Dow Jones reported. Kindred Healthcare shares gained 5.52 percent to close at $8.60 on Friday, while Humana shares rose 1.21 percent to close at $253.64 on Friday.

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