RealD Shares Popped: What You Need to Know

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What: Volatility, thy name is RealD (NYSE: RLD  ) . Shares of the maker of theater-scale, 3-D imaging technology surged close to 10%, after adding a new board member and reporting the results of its annual meeting of shareholders.

So what: Investors approved a new employee stock purchase plan, and also approved three directors for seats on the company’s board, including new addition Dave Habiger. Shareholders also passed an advisory resolution on executive compensation and determined future votes would be held annually.

Now what: Habiger adds TV experience as CEO of Britain’s NDS, which specializes in digital pay-per-view programming. Can he help lift RealD‘s sagging fortunes? You tell me. Weigh in using the comments box below.

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  • Report this Comment On August 04, 2011, at 10:53 AM, David369 wrote:

    Well, somebody must like the guy if that rasied the stock so much. Seems like a little overkill to me. Maybe if it had been Jobs....

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