Options Action: Energy Conversion Devices
Pete Najarian has spotted unusual options activity in Energy Conversion Devices.
There was heavy activity all week in the September calls and then the company confirmed its CFO had pulled out of a conference sponsored by ThinkEquity, Najarian explains.
According to the company the decision to pull out was strictly due to a scheduling conflict.
However, the stock has soared nearly 25% over the past five days due to market speculation that ENER may be in takeover talks; to be acquired by Applied Materials.
Earlier in the week Pete's brother Jon Najarian was skeptical about the deal chatter.
“(Although) Applied Materialshas moved aggressively into the solar space to spur growth, I doubt that Applied Materials is a buyer of Energy Conversion Devices, but stranger things have happened,” he wrote on the website OptionMonster.
Pete says keep and eye on it.
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