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Traders See Upside In NXP Semiconductors

Shares of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI) jumped on speculations of a takeover bid from Samsung.

Benzinga · 06/10/2022 08:50

Shares of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) jumped on speculations of a takeover bid from Samsung.

On CNBC's "Options Action," Michael Khouw of Optimize Advisors said that NXP Semiconductors traded more than six times its average daily call volume on Thursday.

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There were buyers of 1,240 of the June 200 calls at $2.40 per contract on average, Khouw mentioned. The traders are “risking a little over 1% of the current stock price on a bet that we could see some follow to this speculative upside that we saw on the stock today,” he stated.

The trade sees shares of NXP Semiconductors climbing at least 10% by June expiration, Khouw added.

NXPI Price Action: Shares of NXP Semiconductors jumped 4.04% to settle at $184.22 on Thursday.