whisper stock(redirected from Whisper Stocks)
Stock in a company rumored to be the target of a hostile takeover. Investments in whisper stocks can be highly speculative because the rumor may turn out to be false. Furthermore, if one knows the rumor to be true for a fact and buys or sells the whisper stock accordingly, one may be guilty of insider trading.
Shares in a firm that is rumored as a takeover target.