Vodafone Awaits Shareholder Verdict on Kabel Deutschland Takeover and 2 Other Hot Stocks to Watch

Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD): Current price $23.10

The deadline for Vodafone’s shareholders to approve its takeover of the cable operator Kabel Deutschland is set for 6 p.m. in New York on Wednesday (or midnight Central European Time). The U.K. telecom player proposes to acquire the German cable giant for 7.7 billion euros, or $10.1 billion, and though the bid is supported by Kabel’s board, Vodafone still seems to be considerably short of the threshold of 75 percent required by the company’s shareholder votes for approval.

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Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE:DAL): Current Price $22.47

The Seahawks and Sounders Football Club of Seattle announced that Delta Air Lines will serve as the official airline partner for both teams; the club level at CenturyLink Field will also be renamed Delta Sky360 Club. Delta will receive various signage and branding positions throughout the stadium.

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General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE): Current price $23.90

GE Capital Fleet Services said Wednesday that it is releasing new tech enhancements for customers as part of a buildup to the intro of its new fleet management platform later in 2013. The enhancements for fleet managers will at first be available on a limited release for select customers; they feature advanced tools for cost management, customization, search, factory ordering, compliance, driver messaging, re-marketing, and data integration. GE will provide broader availability of its new tools and platform later this year.

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