The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Investing Education / Terms, Definitions, & Jargon


Subject:  What happens when a company is bought out Date:  10/28/2015  3:34 AM
Author:  saer1212 Number:  2222 of 2244

I own a small amount of Rite Aid RAD stock. I still have a lot to learn and have been investing for about three years.
Yesterday, there was a 40% increase in RAD stock price due to announcement that it was being purchased by Walgreens.
What can I expect- nothing is certain I know- if the deal goes through? Will my RAD stock stay about the same, increase more due to the buy- out, move in step with Walgreen stock price, does RAD stock disappear from being publicly traded?

Excuse my lack of knowledge. I searched but could not find an answer, so they say the only stupid question is one you do not ask.

Copyright 1996-2022 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us