Carl Icahn has taken a 6% stake in Dell (DELL +0.9%), CNBC reports. Shares have jumped to $14.25...

|About: Dell Inc. (DELL)|By:, SA News Editor

Carl Icahn has taken a 6% stake in Dell (DELL +0.9%), CNBC reports. Shares have jumped to $14.25 on the news, putting them 4.4% above Dell's $13.65/share LBO price. If the report is true, Southeastern Asset and other shareholders fighting for a higher bid just got themselves a big ally. (earlier)