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Protection 1 on the block?

August 5, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

Home security giant Protection 1 is up for sale for more than $1.5 billion, according to a Reuters news report this week. GTCR, the private equity firm that bought Protection 1 in 2010 for $828 million has asked Morgan Stanley to help in the sales effort, the news service reported Aug. 4. I've reached out to Romeoville, Illinois-based Protection 1 for comment on the report, which Reuters ascribed to unidentified sources. Protection 1 is one of the largest full-service business and home security companies...

GTCR, Morgan Stanley, Protection 1, The Blackstone Group, Vivint


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ADT shares upgraded to equal weight

May 9, 2013SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Morgan Stanley this week upgraded shares of The ADT Corp. from an underweight to an equal weight rating in a report sent recently to investors, according to multiple reports. The firm currently has a $47.00 price target on the stock. Several other financial analysts have assessed ADT's share value of late. Barclay Capital analysts cut their price target on shares of ADT from $47.00 to $44.00 in a May 2 note to investors, giving the stock an equal weight rating. Separately,...

ADT, Argus, Barclay Capital, Imperial Capital, Morgan Stanley, physical security, Residential Security, SSN


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Morgan Stanley downgrades ADT rating

April 5, 2013SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—A report published this week by Morgan Stanley analyst Nigel Coe downgraded the rating on The ADT Corp. from equal-weight to underweight, citing a lack of “residual upside,” according to an article from Benzinga.com, a market-watch website. In the April 3 report, the price target was lowered from $50 to $48. “Our price target falls by $2 to $48, driven by slightly more conservative longer-term Pulse adoption rate and attrition forecasts, in light of our most...

ADT, ADT Pulse, Benzinga, Morgan Stanley, Nigel Coe


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