DXC Technology's Joint Bid

And, Uniswap buys viral crypto game.

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Today is Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

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DXC Technology's Joint Bid

Shares of DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) jumped 11.48% on Monday and a further 4.34% in after-hours trading after a report suggested the company might get acquired.

Details: Reuters reported Monday that Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) and Kyndryl Holdings (NYSE: KD) are discussing a joint bid to buy DXC. The offer could be between $22 and $25 per share, higher than the Monday close of $18.45.

  • The report also said that DXC wants to sell its insurance software unit for more than $2 billion and remain an independent company. DXC has not commented on the report.

Background: It’s been a rough year for the IT services company DXC. Revenue has fallen as enterprises cut back on IT spending due to high interest rates. 

Stock Price: The stock is down 19% this year, including a nearly 5% drop in the last 30 days.

Yes, But: DXC reported better-than-expected earnings in May. The company’s weak full-year guidance pulled the stock price down.

Final Thoughts: If the deal falls apart, the stock price could plummet again.


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Notable IPOs Today: Centurion Acquisition Corp. Unit (Nasdaq: ALFUU).

Notable Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns Ending Today: N/A.

Notable Economic Events Today: OPEC Monthly Report (7:00 a.m. ET), EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook (12:00 p.m. ET), API Weekly Crude Oil Stock (4:30 p.m. ET).

Uniswap Buys Viral Crypto Game

Source: Uniswap Labs

The price of the cryptocurrency Uniswap climbed by 4.5% on Monday after Uniswap Labs, the software company behind the token, announced an acquisition.

Details: Uniswap Labs acquired Crypto: The Game (CTG), an interactive, on-chain survival game. The team behind CTG will continue their work on the game for the upcoming third season.

Background: CTG became a smash hit during the first two seasons in the crypto world. Contestants join by buying .1 Ethereum, play in daily challenges, and vote each other out until someone wins the entire pot.

Zooming Out: Uniswap has been busy this year. By posting social teasers and passing new governance changes, the price has soared.

Price: Uniswap is up 45% in the last 30 days.

Final Thoughts: This acquisition is another bold move for Uniswap. We’ll see if it pays off in the long run for traders of Uniswap.

Dutch Bros’ New Offering

Shares of the coffee chain Dutch Bros (NYSE: BROS) fell 1.50% in after-hours trading on Monday after the company announced a new public offering of common stock.

Final Thoughts: The stock is up 28% this year, so this news has temporarily slowed the stock growth.

Apple (Finally) Goes AI: Apple Jumps Into A.I. Fray With Apple Intelligence (New York Times)

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