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What: Shares of Universal Display (Nasdaq: PANL ) rose more than 14% in early trading amid a massive increase in options activity.
So what: According to market tracker tradeMONSTER, Universal Display had seen an options trading volume 396% above average at the midway of the trading session. We can’t be sure what the activity means, but the underlying boost in the shares could mean Big Money investors redeemed in-the-money calls for shares.
Now what: Either way, it appears Wall Street’s big names are getting behind the stock in the wake of a Goldman Sachs upgrade. Sourcing deals with Samsung and LG Display (NYSE: LPL ) may also be fueling enthusiasm. Do you agree? Disagree? Please weigh in using the comments box below.
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