Re: Stock question
Assuming the deal goes through (no idea how likely this is), you take .192 times Alcatel's share price and that tells you the future value of LU's stock. Usually there is a discount to that number based on how likely the deal is and how long until it happens. Within a few weeks, the discount usually narrows as the arbitrageurs do their thing, so you can sell any time you like and get a fair price for the stock.
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