Gen-Probe (GPRO -10.9%) shares plummet on a spike in volume after CNBC reports Novartis (NVS...

|By:, SA News Editor

Gen-Probe (GPRO -10.9%) shares plummet on a spike in volume after CNBC reports Novartis (NVS -0.5%) is apparently the last remaining bidder for the health care diagnostic company, with scant other interest. Two other possible suitors for Gen-Probe, Thermo Fisher (TMO) and Life Technologies (LIFE), reportedly have walked away.