The Sharks Circle Sirius XM

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The past several years have been a wild ride for Sirius XM shareholders, to say the least. The company barely limped away from its bailout in 2009 by Liberty Media, and the company we find today looks barely recognizable compared with its former self. Sirius XM has done an admirable job paying down debt and generating profits. Now its onetime savior is coming back for more. Recently, Liberty Media and media legend John Malone disclosed that they have increased their stake in the satellite-radio operator up to nearly majority control. Is a potential buyout of Sirius in the works, and what should investors think about its prospects? Watch the video to find out.

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