Continental Resources Inc. shares traded 15% higher to a new 52-week high after the oil and gas company announced it received a non-binding buyout proposal for $70 per share in cash from the firm's largest shareholder Chairman Harold G. Hamm and the Hamm Family Trust.
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Shares of two leading independent exploration and production companies traded higher after they reported they entered into an agreement to combine operations in what was referred to as a "merger of equals," creating a new entity with a total enterprise value of around $6.0 billion.