Western Digital calls active on renewed takeover chatter Western Digital March 50 and April 55 calls are active on total call volume of 6,100 contracts (850 puts) following renewed takeover chatter. April call option implied volatility is at 32, July is at 31; compared to its 26-week average of 37 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions for larger price movement.
Western Digital shares offer attractive entry point, says Jefferies Jefferies analyst James Kisner believes current share levels provide an attractive entry point into Western Digital. The analyst views consensus earnings expectations as achievable and believes the current valuation does not price in potential upside from MOFCOM approval. He keeps a Buy rating on Western Digital with a $116 price target.