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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions, (NYSE: DKS)

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Wednesday:** Dick's Sporting Goods Inc is holding early-stage conversations with a handful of takeover firms about going private, according to people familiar with the matter.

DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a sports and fitness specialty omni-channel retailer offering a range of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel and footwear in a specialty store environment. Shares of DKS traded higher by 11.72% or $5.77/share to $55.01. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $41.30 and as high as $58.87. On average, 1418890 shares of DKS exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 10978392.