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The U.S. Companies with the Most Cash – Money Morning

The trend of companies in America hoarding cash keeps growing.

The 10 U.S. companies with the most cash reported a combined $540 billion in cash, cash equivalents, and short-term investments in their last quarterly reports. That’s up nearly 3.7% in just the last quarter.

These cash hoards are why activist investors like Carl Icahn have been pushing companies’ boards to share their wealth with stockholders.

Activist Investors Will Be Targeting More Stocks – Meaning Higher Share Prices Ahead – Money Morning

This year activist investors have been busier than ever, but they’re just getting started.

That’s because conditions in the market right now couldn’t be any more ideal for activist investing, and the hedge fund managers who do this sort of thing are not known for letting opportunities go to waste.