Akamai calls active on renewed takeover over chatter Akamai December 36 and 37 calls are active on total call volume of 9K contracts (1K puts). December and January call option implied volatility is at 33; below its 26-week average of 44 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders are positioning for upside price movement for this frequent takeover name.
Akamai Q1 results likely to beat expectations, says Pacific Crest Pacific Crest believes that Akamai's traffic growth is accelerating slightly in Q1. As a result, the firm thinks the company's Q1 results should come in near the high end of its guidance and above consensus levels. However, the firm keeps a Sector Perform rating on the shares.