NetApp calls active on renewed takeover chatter NetApp March 34 weekly and March 36 calls are active on total call volume of 7,800 contracts (1,500 puts). March call option implied volatility is at 38, April and May is at 34; compared to its 26-week average of 35 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions large price movement following renewed takeover chatter.
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NetApp upgraded to Buy on takeout potential at Summit Research Summit Research upgraded NetApp to Buy from Hold on potential takeout potential. The firm said NetApp's business remains sluggish and that the company will have no choice but to find a buyer now that EMC (EMC) has been considering a merger with other leading OEMS. Summit Research believes NetApp integration would be easier for an acquirer given most of its revenue is derived from ONTAP software and notes shares trade at relative discount to the group. Price target raised to $55 from $34.