K. Mennem 7:17 p.m., June 17
Anadys Up 251%; Roche to Buy It
Anadys Pharmaceuticals, which specializes in developing hepatitis C treatments, announced this morning (Oct. 17) that it will be acquired by the pharmaceutical giant Roche for $230 million, or $3.70 a share -- a premium of almost 260% over Friday's close. So today, Anadys stock leapt 250.96% to $3.65. Its board has approved the deal.