So far, Wall Street seems to agree with Orbital Sciences Corp. CEO David Thompson that his company’s proposed merger with Alliant Techsystems (ATK) offers “compelling benefits for all of our stakeholders.” Orbital’s stock jumped more than 16% in regular closing in New York while ATK’s rose almost 7%. “It’s very clear this deal was very well considered and the explanation is pretty clear,” said analyst Howard Rubel of Jefferies during a joint ...


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