MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL The three most active funds and stocks in pre-market trading on the Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) were PSS World Medical (NASDAQ:PSSI), Zynga
(NASDAQ:ZNGA), and ASML Holding
(NASDAQ:ASML) as of 8:50 a.m.
15,022,444 shares of PSS World Medical, which was up $7.00, or 32.41%
. According to Bloomberg
, McKesson, the largest US drug distributor, agreed to purchase PSS World Medical for about $2.1 billion, or $29 per share. This amount is a 34% premium over PSS World's closing share price yesterday.
Investors also traded
3,202,479 shares of Zynga, which was up $0.30, or 14.14%. Needham upgraded Zynga from Hold to Buy, giving its stock a price target of $4.
863,285 shares of
ASML Holding, which was up $0.49, or 0.91%.
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