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2015-03-27 Unusual Options Activity (CTRP) (LL)

Posted on March 27th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2015-03-27 Unusual Options Activity (CTRP) (LL)

Unusual Options Activity

Ctrip.com (CTRP)- A rollout from 2,000 Apr 17 $50 calls ($7.85 credit) into 4,000 Apr 17 $57.50 calls ($2.25 debit). On March 20th, Brean Capital raised their price target to $70 from $65.
Exelon (EXC)- Large buying in the Apr $31, $32, and $33 puts this morning. Put activity was 11x the average daily volume. Talk of rising rates later this year would make the need for “bond-like” stocks like EXC less attractive.
Jive Software (JIVE)- 55,000 May $5 puts were sold for $0.25-$0.30. Typically trades 1,742 puts per day. Shares having basing around $4.90-$5.15 over the last month.
Lumber Liquidators (LL)- A rollout from 1,500 Apr 17 $40 puts ($9.50 credit) into 1,500 May 15 $30 puts ($4.00 debit). Volume was below the open interest in both options. The Feds confirmed this week that they are investigating the company on … Read More »


2014-05-27 Smart Money Report (AMKR) (MSFT)

Posted on May 27th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-05-27 Smart Money Report (AMKR) (MSFT)

Smart Money Report

AMKR- A rollout from 2,000 June $9 calls (credit) into 4,000 Sep. $11 calls (debit). Volume was above the open interest in the Sep. $11 calls. Typically trades 600 calls per day.
EXC- 5,000 Jan. 2016 $35 calls were bought for $2.90-$2.95 each, against open interest of 971 contracts. Net call premium +$775K vs. net put premium of -$9K.
MSFT- 17,502 June 27 weekly $39 puts were sold for $0.35 each, against open interest of 345 contracts. This is the largest Microsoft option trade of the day.
MU- More than 8,000 Oct. $21 calls were bought for $7.35 each, against open interest of 252 contracts. Earnings are due out on 6/18. Implied volatility rose 7.2%. This trade is roughly a $6M bet.
P- Another 7,500 Sep. $18 puts were purchased for $0.66 each, against open interest of 15,800 contracts. This is likely … Read More »


2014-05-27 Unusual Options Activity (EXC) (MU)

Posted on May 27th, by Mitchell Warren in Options Risk Management, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-05-27 Unusual Options Activity (EXC) (MU)

 Unusual Options Activity

In today’s Unusual Options Activity Report we highlight large call buying in Exelon (EXC) and Micron Technology (MU).

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2014-04-07 Smart Money Report (ALL) (WAG)

Posted on April 7th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-04-07 Smart Money Report (ALL) (WAG)

Smart Money Report

ALL- The May $55 straddle was put on 5,000 times for a $2.87 credit. Volume was above the open interest in both options. Earnings are due out on 5/6. He/she is looking for shares of Allstate to remain around $55 through May options expiration.
APC- A rollout from 7,119 May $77.50 calls (credit) into 7,119 Aug. $97.50 calls (debit). Volume was above the open interest in the Aug. $97.50 calls. Earnings are due out on 5/5.
CMCSA- A rollout from 4,050 Apr. $50 puts (debit) into 7k May $47 puts (credit). Volume was above the open interest in the May $47 puts. Earnings are due out on 4/22.
EXC- The May/July $34 put calendar was put on 10k times for a $0.55 debit. Volume was above the open interest in both options. Earnings are due out on 4/30. They bought the … Read More »



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