Walgreen Considers U.K. Listing and 3 Stocks Riding 52-Week Highs

Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT): Closing price $40.27

According to Saban Brands, Mattel’s subsidiary, Fisher-Price, will be the woldwide master toy licensee for its newly-reported Julius Jr. property. Shares closed down 0.12 percent on the day at $40.27, having been traded in a 52-week range of $30.15 to $40.40.

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The Nasdaq OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ): Closing price $30.38

The Group recently negotiated with the private equity firm Carlyle Group (NYSE:CG) concerning being taken private, according to Fox Business News. The primary hurdle that could not be cleared was price and the talks stalled out, although they could resume, said an unnamed source. Shares closed up 3.09 percent on the day at $30.38 and have been traded in a 52-week range of $21.03 to $29.49.

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NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI): Closing price $32.11

NXP Semiconductors has reached an accord with Delphi Automotive (NYSE:DLPH) that extends the the parties’ long-term relationship in automotive electronics by making NXP one of Delphi’s strategic core vendors. This agreement covers an array of automotive semiconductor applications, including infotainment and networking solutions. Through the terms, Delphi has chosen NXP’s SAF775x family, which was the industry’s first single-chip RFCMOS multi-tuner car radio IC and NXP’s AM/FM background tuner. Shares closed up 0.47 percent on the day at $32.11 and have been traded in a 52-week range of $18.57 to $32.12.

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Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG): Closing price $41.48

Walgreen is mulling the idea of listing its stock in the United Kingdom in 2014, subsequent to its acquisition of a 45 percent  interest in Alliance Boots last year, according to the Daily Mail. Sources relate that the company considered listing its shares in 2013, but elected to delay roadshows to attract more shareholders. Shares closed up 0.19 percent on the day at $41.48, having been traded in a 52-week range of $28.53 to $41.61.

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