Supervalu Stock Rises on Buyout Talk: Report

NEW YORK — Shares of Minneapolis-based Supervalu rose significantly on Friday amid speculation the company might be an acquisition candidate, according to Bloomberg News Service here

NEW YORK — Shares of Minneapolis-based Supervalu rose significantly on Friday amid speculation the company might be an acquisition candidate, according to Bloomberg News Service here.

Shares climbed 5.9% to close at $17.01 after rising to $17.89 earlier for the biggest intraday gain since April 2009, with trading of calls to buy the stock jumping to 36,000 contracts, also the most since last April, Bloomberg n

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