Essendant Inc. (ESND): M&A News

ESND – Essendant agrees to be acquired by Staples for $12.80/share in cash, or approximately $996 mln.


Key Facts Surrounding This News Item


  • ESND had a POWR Rating of C (Neutral) coming into today.
  • ESND was -6.74% below its 10-Day Moving Average coming into today.
  • ESND was -10.72% below its 20-Day Moving Average coming into today.
  • ESND was -13.01% below its 50-Day Moving Average coming into today.
  • ESND was -4.80% below its 100-Day Moving Average coming into today.
  • ESND was 16.39% above its 200-Day Moving Average coming into today.
  • ESND had returned +41.58% year-to-date leading up to today’s news, versus a +9.91% return from the benchmark S&P 500 during the same period.

More Info About Essendant Inc. (ESND)


Essendant Inc. operates as a wholesale distributor of workplace essentials in the United States and internationally. It supplies janitorial supplies, breakroom items, foodservice consumables, safety and security items, and paper and packaging products. The company was founded in 1922 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois. View our full ESND ticker page with ratings, news, and more.

ESND at a Glance

ESND Current POWR Rating™
Overall POWR Rating™
ESND Current Price $12.71 0.32%
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ESND Price Reaction

The day of this event (Sep. 14, 2018)
ESND Closing Price$12.81 1.59%
ESND Volume288,100
24.52% from avg
Leading up to this event
ESND 1-mo return17.47%
After this event
ESND 1-day return0.79%
ESND 3-day return1.25%
ESND 5-day return2.17%

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