Patrick Kennedy

Reporter | Business, Research
Phone: 612-673-7926
Patrick Kennedy, reporter and researcher, produces the annual Star Tribune 100 ranking of Minnesota’s biggest companies; the CEO compensation package and the Nonprofit 100 as well as the Quarterly Deals and Quarterly Money Managers reports.

Recent content from Patrick Kennedy

Toro reports improved second-quarter results

Snowplowing profits allowed commercial contractors to place orders for new turf products.

Updated: May 22, 2014, - 08:45 PM

Target fired Steinhafel, cut compensation, proxy shows

After receiving pay of about $16 million in fiscal 2013, Steinhafel’s final payout is shaped by severance, stock options and other deferred compensation.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 06:14 AM

May 5: Estimate: Steinhafel could receive $26 million severance

Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel could be eligible for about $26 million in severance, but the final number will depend on...

Updated: May 19, 2014, - 09:53 AM

Mobile wallet company seeking $20 million in a public offering

Minneapolis developer of mobile wallet products has acquired two companies.

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 09:51 AM

Analyst support for Target has been dropping

The company’s percentage of “buy” recommendations was its lowest in five years.

Updated: May 07, 2014, - 06:20 AM

Corporate buyers drove M&A deals in 2014's first quarter

Strong M&A activity signaled confidence that the economy continues to rebound.

Updated: April 27, 2014, - 12:57 PM

Polaris profit rises 7% after sales of off-road vehicles surge

Motorcycle and off-road vehicle sales roared ahead in the first quarter, leading Polaris Industries Inc. to another record profit.But the...

Updated: April 23, 2014, - 08:41 PM

Vascular Solutions’ 1Q revenue rose 15 percent

Vascular Solutions Inc.’s first-quarter revenue grew 15 percent to a record $29.9 million, the Maple Grove-based maker of products used...

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 09:00 PM

Minnesota companies hit a down quarter; has the slide ended?

Big-name companies in the Star Tribune 100 dropped steeply in the first quarter. Now the question is whether the slide has ended.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 09:15 PM

St. Thomas names new business school dean

The University of St. Thomas has named Stefanie Lenway, the business school dean at Michigan State University, to succeed Christopher...

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 08:46 PM

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