American Superconductor (AMSC) loses 19 cents to $10.75 and 6,870 Jun 10 puts have traded in the Devens, MA maker of wind turbines and electronic control systems. Most of the action has been in smaller sizes. The top trade is a 285-lot at the 60 cent asking price. Implied volatility is up 30 percent to 85, as some investors might be taking positions ahead of earnings. Results are expected around May 26 (unconfirmed).Shares tumbled more than 40 percent on 4/6 amid allegations of securities fraud.
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