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Jumping the Shark With DELL, ES and the Fonz

Tickers in this article: DELL ES

The end result was no takers. It's hard to believe that ES will be taken out at just over book value. I'm not sure what the rush is.

In case you are wondering, Fonzie was indeed successful in his attempt to water ski jump over the shark; a bit more successful than Dell and Energy Solutions have been in "efforts" to extract value for their shareholders.

At the time of publication, the author was long ES

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