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Takeover talk weighs heavily on Sara Lee stock

Stock in Downers Grove-based Sara Lee Corp. took a dive Wednesday amid uncertainty about the company’s future. It closed down 5.7 percent, to $18.52.

Investors have been lifting the stock to 52-week highs since early December on reports that the company is likely to be broken up or sold. Get the full story »

Talk of a pending sale lifts Sara Lee stock

Crain’s Chicago Business | Shares in Sara Lee hit  a 52-week high Friday on talk that the food company could be sold soon.