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

A fine first half for Minnesota stocks

Despite the recent market sell-off sparked by the Federal Reserve’s plans to maybe throttle back on easy money, the first half of 2013 was a strong one for most of Minnesota’s biggest public companies.

Updated: June 30, 2013, - 07:16 PM

Obituary: Gail Heil was a lover of old-time music

Gail Heil taught countless people her love for traditional music as a teacher, performer and festival organizer.Heil taught fiddle, banjo...

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 03:16 PM

Schulze plans billion-dollar foundation on research, education

The founder of Best Buy and its single-largest shareholder plans to gradually expand the size of his $100 million family foundation in hopes of “meaningful, transformational change.”

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 05:40 AM

Healthier companies provide superior results

Why a virtual portfolio of 42 Top Workplaces companies is outperforming the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.

Updated: June 16, 2013, - 06:51 AM

What analysts are saying

New Dental CoverageWells Fargo analyst Jamie Stockton initiated coverage on Patterson Cos. Thursday with a rating of ‘‘Market Perform’’ (or...

Updated: June 15, 2013, - 02:52 PM

SEC asks New Brighton-based Cardiovascular Solutions for trading information

A board member appears to be under scrutiny for the sale of common stock of Cardiovascular Solutions.

Updated: June 07, 2013, - 08:31 PM

Minnetonka TV installer Multiband sold for $116 million

The deal would be another example of a trend in which companies have found it expensive or burdensome to remain...

Updated: May 22, 2013, - 08:56 PM

The Star Tribune 100: This year, it's a top-heavy list

While Minnesota's corporate giants get bigger, the number of public companies has shrunk dramatically.

Updated: May 19, 2013, - 09:16 AM

Higher sales, hiring and spending signal robust business optimism

For the third consecutive year, most executives at Minnesota’s biggest public companies say the next 12 months are going to...

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 05:47 PM

Hedge fund manger Philip Falcone to face 2-year ban, $18M fine

The Chisholm native and part-owner of the Minnesota Wild has agreement in principle to settle civil actions.

Updated: May 09, 2013, - 07:23 PM

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