Stocks with insider trader activity include DIOD, EL and VLGEA
The aggressive $442 million bid may reflect an increasingly competitive nature of semiconductor consolidation.
Pericom Semiconductor spurned the 'hell or high water' provisions of the hostile bid from Montage Technology in favor of a $400 million sale to Diodes.
PMC-Sierra had agreed to be acquired by Skyworks for $2 billion. Now, with Microsemi's $2.4 billion offer, a bidding war may be brewing -- and more suitors may appear.