Worth Watching Stock’s News Analysis Report: Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Annaly Capital Administration, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)

On Monday, Shares of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), SUBTRACT -0.56% and closed at $33.68 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $33.38 and $33.73. Pfizer Inc. (PFE) recently declared the successful completion of its acquisition of Medivation, Inc.(MDVN). As of the tender offer expiration, 115,574,041 shares of Medivation common stock were validly tendered, representing about 69.1% of the shares outstanding and have been accepted for payment under the terms of the tender offer for $81.50 per share in cash, without interest, subject to any required withholding of taxes. In addition, notices of guaranteed delivery have been delivered for 17,659,861 shares of Medivation common stock, representing about 10.6% of the shares outstanding. Following its acceptance of the tendered shares, Pfizer accomplished its acquisition of Medivation through a second-step merger. Pfizer and its wholly-owned partner accepted for payment and will promptly pay for all shares validly tendered and not validly withdrawn.

“Pfizer and Medivation are now one unified team combining research and resources to combat cancer. This acquisition represents a rare opportunity to expand our business offering with an attractive pipeline and with XTANDI, an important medicine for men with prostate cancer. We welcome our new Medivation colleagues to the team and look forward to continuing the successful partnership with Astellas for XTANDI,” said Albert Bourla, group president, Pfizer Innovative Health. “Given the breadth of Pfizer’s existing oncology portfolio and emerging immuno-oncology pipeline, Medivation’s assets will potentially benefit from many novel and productive combinations. Together, we are well positioned to becoming a leading oncology company, speeding cures and making accessible breakthrough medicines to patients – our number one priority.”

Annaly Capital Administration, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), DROPPED -1.19% and closed at $10.37 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $10.37 and $10.47. The company’s Market capitalization is $10.29 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 1.02 Billion.Annaly Capital Administration, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), LOST -0.41% and closed at $69.70 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $68.40 and $69.86. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $59.75 and reached to max level of $96.88.Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, counting paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, in addition to soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It also provides seasonal products, counting decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company offers apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, in addition to socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of August 13, 2016, it operated 13,000 stores located in 43 states.

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