M&A is about to really heat up, and these stocks could be takeover candidates, BTIG says

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Corporate America is poised for an M&A boom with the U.S. economy and markets in full-rebound mode.

M&A activity often coincides with a well-performing market and high stock bets on margin, according to BTIG, which identified several companies with increasing shares, valuation and strong earnings prospects that could become buyout targets.