Options Update: Anheuser-Busch (BUD) & General Electric (GE)
BUD Call Volume Heavy On InBev Preparing Offer
BUD is recently up $3.79 to $56.32.
The FT.com Alphaville says: "InBev, the brewing giant created through the merger of Interbrew and AmBev, is working on a $46 billion takeover approach of BUD."
BUD call option volume of 191,671 contracts compares to put volume of 19,993 contracts.
BUD June option implied volatility of 37 is above its 6-month average of 27, suggesting larger price uncertainty.
General Electric (GE)
GE Volatility Flat As Shares At Four-Year Low
GE is recently down $.50 to $30.51.
GE over all option implied volatility of 25 is near its 6-month average, suggesting non-directional price risk.
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