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2015-04-16 Unusual Options Activity (FXCM) (GDX)

Posted on April 16th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2015-04-16 Unusual Options Activity (FXCM) (GDX)

Unusual Options Activity

D. R. Horton (DHI)- 2,500 May 15 $30 calls were bought for $0.68, against open interest of 12,545 contracts. Earnings are due out on April 22nd. Shares have moved higher after earnings on 5 out of the last 6 reports.
FXCM Inc (FXCM)- 2,500 Aug $2 puts were bought for $0.25. The FX broker hasn’t been able to recovery following the Swiss Franc rally in January. On March 18th, Citigroup kept their sell rating, but lowered their price target to $0.50 from $0.75.
Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)- Another 10,000 May 1 weekly $20 calls were purchased for $0.48, against open interest of 12,763 contracts. Yesterday, 10,000 were bought for $0.42-$0.46. TraderPlanet article on (GDX) from earlier today
Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH)- 35,000 May $55 puts were bought for $0.90, against open interest of 18,148 contracts. 50,000 May $53 … Read More »


2014-09-08 Smart Money Report (DE) (RAX)

Posted on September 8th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-09-08 Smart Money Report (DE) (RAX)

Smart Money Report

AAPL- The Apr 2015 $117.14/$127.14 1×2 ratio call spread was put on 8,500 times for a $0.20 debit. Volume was above the open interest in both options. They bought 8,500 $117.14 calls and sold 17,000 $127.14 calls. This is likely done against a long stock position to add leverage without adding any additional shares.
DE- 4,000 Oct 18 $82.50 puts were bought for $1.75-$1.78 each, against open interest of 4,779 contracts. The stock is trading just above the February lows of $82.38. Over the last 3 months, 2015 Deere EPS estimates have fallen to $6.83 from $7.69.
DHI- 6,750 Feb 2015 $20 puts were sold for $1.00 each, against open interest of 4,139 contracts. Put activity is nearly 3x the average daily volume.
LVS- 5,000 Dec $72.50 calls were bought for $0.51-$0.56 each, against open interest of 3,968 contracts. The call … Read More »


2014-05-13 Smart Money Report (BMY) (DHI)

Posted on May 13th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-05-13 Smart Money Report (BMY) (DHI)

Smart Money Report

BMY- Over 2k June 6 weekly $52 calls were purchased for $1.60-$1.67 each, against open interest of 627 contracts. Net call premium +$471K vs. net put premium of -$30K. (BMY) shares are trying to close above the 100-day SMA for the 1st time since March.
DHI- A rollout from 8k May 17 $23 calls (credit) into 8k June 21 $24 calls (debit). Volume was above the open interest in the June 17 $24 calls.
MNST- More than 3k Sep. $77.50 calls were purchased for $2.70-$2.80 each, against open interest of 34 contracts. (MNST) beat Q1 EPS estimates by $0.06 last week. The Sep. $72.50 calls have also saw sizable buying over the past two months.
RLGY- 2,500 June $37.50 calls were purchased for $1.34-$1.35 each, against open interest of 70 contracts. Typically trades 895 calls per day. Implied volatility rose 4% … Read More »


2013-12-05 Smart Money Report (AEO) (PSUN)

Posted on December 5th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2013-12-05 Smart Money Report (AEO) (PSUN)

Smart Money Report

AEO- American Eagle Outfitters will report Q3 earnings before the bell tomorrow morning. Analysts are looking for $0.19 in EPS and revenue of $846 million. The options market is implying a $1.45 move, or 8.92%, in either direction through December options expiration. Call to put ratio in (AEO) options is currently 3.55, led by large selling this morning in the Dec. $16 calls for $0.70-$0.75.
PSUN- Pacific Sunwear of California is set to announce Q3 earnings before the bell tomorrow morning. Analysts are looking for -$0.05 in EPS and revenue of $205 million. Option traders are pricing in a $0.60 move, or 23.44%, in either direction through December options expiration. The put to call ratio in (PSUN) options is 8.54, led by sizable buying in the Dec. $2.50 puts for up $0.20-$0.25.
DHI- 6,700 Jan. 2015 $20 calls were bought … Read More »


2013-12-05 Unusual Options Activity (DHI) (SEE)

Posted on December 5th, by Mitchell Warren in Options Risk Management, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2013-12-05 Unusual Options Activity (DHI) (SEE)

Unusual Options Activity

In today’s Unusual Options Activity Report we highlight a bull risk reversal in Sealed Air (SEE) and large call buying in D.R. Horton (DHI).

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2013-08-15-Smart Money Report (AMAT) (JWN)

Posted on August 15th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2013-08-15-Smart Money Report (AMAT) (JWN)

Smart Money Report

AMAT- Applied Materials will report Q3 earnings after the bell tonight. Analysts are looking for $0.19 in EPS and revenue of $2.1 billion. Options traders are pricing in a $0.67 move, or 4.35%, in either direction. The put to call ratio in the Aug. options is in favor of the bears at 1.73.
JWN- Nordstrom will also release their earnings tonight. Analysts are looking for $0.88 in EPS and revenue of $3.3 billion. The options market is implying a $2.03 move, or 3.42%, in either direction. Call to put ratio in the Aug. options is currently 1.57.
AGO- 5k Jan. 2014 $24 calls were bought for $0.94-$0.95 each, against open interest of 7,393 contracts. Check the open interest in morning for confirmation of new buying.
DHI- 3,500 Nov. $21 calls were purchased for $0.51-$0.52 each, against open interest of 447 contracts. DR Horton … Read More »


2013-08-15-Unusual Options Activity (AGO) (DHI)

Posted on August 15th, by Mitchell Warren in Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2013-08-15-Unusual Options Activity (AGO) (DHI)

Unusual Options Activity

Today’s Unusual Options Activity Report highlights large call buying in Assured Guaranty (AGO) and DR Horton (DHI).

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