NetSpend (NTSP +6.9%) shares burst higher with M&A speculation making the rounds, as a...

|About: NetSpend Holdings (NTSP)|By:, SA News Editor

NetSpend (NTSP +6.9%) shares burst higher with M&A speculation making the rounds, as a Reuters story describes its depressed stock price and cutthroat competition in the prepaid debit card market making it a potential takeover target. Green Dot (GDOT +1.6%) is seen as the likeliest buyer, with potential interest also coming from Capital One (COF +2.3%).