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 should be bought on any weakness, says RW Baird Baird said investors should be opportunistic buyers on any weakness in Akamai, as the firm's conviction in the strength and drivers of the company's underlying trends were solidified following meetings with management. Baird reiterated its Outperform rating and $71 price target on Akamai shares.