Oil and Gas Stock Alert: CREDO Petroleum (Nasdaq:CRED) Runs on Acquisition News
Category: Investment, Energy
News about CREDO Petroleum
New York, NY - June 4, 2012 (Investorideas.com Newswire) - Investorideas.com, a leader in sector stock research for independent investors issues an oil and gas stock trading alert for CREDO Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq:CRED), an oil and gas exploration and production company with significant assets in the North Dakota Bakken and Three Forks, Kansas, Nebraska, the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma. The stock is one of NASDAQ's top gainers in morning trading, gaining #3.46 or (31.86%) to trade at $14.32 as of 11:17AM EDT.
The Company reported today that its board of directors has unanimously approved a definitive agreement pursuant to which Forestar Group, Inc. (NYSE:FOR) will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Credo's common stock for $14.50 per share, or approximately $146 million in the aggregate.
CREDO Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq:CRED) is a publicly traded independent energy company headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The Company is engaged in the exploration for and the acquisition, development and marketing of crude oil and natural gas in the Mid-Continent and Rocky Mountain regions with operations primarily in North Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma. Credo uses advanced technologies to systematically explore for oil and gas and, through its patented Calliope Gas Recovery System, to recover stranded reserves from depleted gas reservoirs.
Forestar Group Inc. operates in three business segments: mineral resources, real estate and fiber resources. At the end of first quarter 2012, the real estate segment owns directly or through ventures over 146,000 acres of real estate located in nine states and twelve markets in the U.S. The real estate segment has 16 real estate projects representing approximately 27,600 acres currently in the entitlement process, and 73 entitled, developed and under development projects in seven states and eleven markets encompassing over 16,000 acres, comprised of almost 27,000 residential lots and over 2,400 commercial acres. The mineral resources segment manages approximately 594,000 net acres of oil and gas mineral interests located principally in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Georgia. Also included in the mineral resources segment is a 45% nonparticipating royalty interest in groundwater produced or withdrawn for commercial purposes from approximately 1.4 million acres in Texas, Louisiana, Georgia and Alabama and about 17,800 acres of groundwater leases in central Texas. The fiber resources segment includes the sale of wood fiber and management of our recreational leases. Forestar's address on the World Wide Web is www.forestargroup.com.
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