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Friday, September 11, 2009

MGM buys back debt


MGM has $782 million of debt due in 2010, and MGM is offering those debt-holders notes that mature in 2016, $1,175 for each $1,000 debt.

In today's WSJ, they had this to say:

In May, it said it would pay back $825.6 million in debt under its senior credit facility after a stock and bond offering. Those offerings led the company to remove a bankruptcy concern statement from a filing in June, saying there is no longer "substantial doubt" about its ability to remain operational.

Amazing that investors only appreciate what these offerings do to the equity holder, but only after the stock starts moving higher!

4 comments :

Anonymous said...

you called it...Hit 12.60 today...under 12 now but still...don't know why the market is heading down but hopefully this gets to 22 soon....

also...GCI has been doing better since optionmoster touted those puts.

i got in at $7.96...but it was luck b/c my trade went through at 4:02pm

Palmoni said...

Just huge huge volume on MGM today. 82 million shares already!

I think the bulls just want to get an early start on the weekend. I was trying to, but things came up.

But it takes a while before "they" let stocks breathe. Look at how long MGM based down here, before they let it run.

GCI is the same. They just try and wear you out on the names.

The short base on this market still is way too high. So you get days where people actually want to cash out--because they still don't see the turn in the economy that Wall Street does.

So we get these consolidating intra-day corrections.

That's all I see from this perch way away from Wall Street!

Anonymous said...

Thanks P...holding MGM and GCI...hopefully the 10k- 15k lost earlier this year will fall back down like your post.

Have a great weekend. Please continue to keep us updated with MGM and GCI....

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