Oscar Gruss Upgrades Sara Lee (SLE) to Buy; Double Digit Discount Now Available

June 20, 2012 10:54 AM EDT
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Price: $18.50 --0%

Rating Summary:
    5 Buy, 2 Hold, 1 Sell

Rating Trend: = Flat

Today's Overall Ratings:
    Up: 28 | Down: 28 | New: 23
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Oscar Gruss upgraded Sara Lee (NYSE: SLE) from Hold to Buy with a price target of $21.00 (from $21.25).

Analyst, Louis Meyer, said, "We are continuing coverage of the Sara Lee Corp. spin-off and special cash dividend transaction, raising our rating to BUY while revising our price target to $21.00. Our sum-of-the-parts value is based on: (1) €9.00/share ($10.45/share @ 1.27 Euro exchange rate) for coffee/tea spin-off D.E Master Blenders 1753 BV (EN Amsterdam-DE NA-€8.24), (2) $35.00/share valuation ($7.00/share per SLE share) for Hillshire Brands CO. (NYSE: HSH-WI) - the SLE North American foods business - which will effect a 1 for 5 reverse stock split post-spin), and (3) $2.45/share SLE special cash dividend ($3.00 taxed as income)."

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Shares of Sara Lee closed at $18.61 yesterday.

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holders at closing of 14 june 2012
eric on 2012-06-22 07:08:59
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Sara lee 19 dollar

after the spinn off for a holder in one stock

2 common stock DE 16,68 dollar
special dividend 3 dollar
economic value 5 dollar and 77 cents


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