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2015-04-23 Options Report (GPS) (KO)

Posted on April 23rd, by Mitchell Warren in Options Reports, Options Risk Management, Premium Articles, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2015-04-23 Options Report (GPS) (KO)

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2015-04-23 Unusual Options Activity (BAC) (EBAY)

Posted on April 23rd, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2015-04-23 Unusual Options Activity (BAC) (EBAY)

Unusual Options Activity

Bank of America (BAC)- 25,000 Aug $17 calls were purchased for $0.27-$0.28, against open interest of 95,783 contracts. Roughly 50,000 were bought yesterday for $0.24-$0.29. Following the Q1 earnings report on April 15th, Jefferies, BMO Capital, Barclays, and Oppenheimer all lowered their price targets by $1, but still see upside to $18-$21 depending on the analyst.
eBay (EBAY)- More than 7,000 June $60 calls have traded with the majority being purchased for $1.62-$1.67, against open interest of 3,008 contracts. The company beat Q1 EPS estimates by $0.07 last night. PayPal sales rose 14% to $2.11B, now eclipsing eBay marketplace sales.
Gap (GPS)- Over 5,000 May 15 $40 puts have traded with the majority being bought for $0.47-$0.53. Q1 earnings aren’t due out until May 21st, but this could be a hedge or a bearish on April comps since we’re nearing … Read More »


2014-08-27 Smart Money Report (HLF) (TRW)

Posted on August 27th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-08-27 Smart Money Report (HLF) (TRW)

Smart Money Report

BAC- The Nov $16/$17 bull risk reversal was put on 10,000 times for a $0.20 credit. Volume was below the open interest in both options. There were nearly 20,000 Oct 18 $17 calls bought yesterday.
GPS- 4,906 Mar 2015 $48 calls were sold for $2.15 each, against open interest of 8 contracts. Given the rise from $39 to $46 in Gap shares over the last month, selling these calls against a long stock position allows you stay in the trade with upside to effectively $50.15.
HLF- More than 4,400 Sep 20 $55 calls have traded with the majority being purchased for $1.07-$1.10 each, against open interest of 2,006 contracts. The call to put ratio in Herbalife is 3:1. Call activity is over 2x the average daily volume.
TRW- 2,500 Jan 2015 $100 calls were bought for $4.10-$4.25 each, against open interest … Read More »


2014-08-27 Unusual Options Activity (BAC) (GPS)

Posted on August 27th, by Mitchell Warren in Options Risk Management, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-08-27 Unusual Options Activity (BAC) (GPS)

Unusual Options Activity

In today’s Unusual Options Activity Report we highlight a bull risk reversal in Bank of America (BAC) and call selling in Gap (GPS).

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2014-08-01 Smart Money Report (TITN) (TROX)

Posted on August 1st, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-08-01 Smart Money Report (TITN) (TROX)

Smart Money Report

GNC- The Dec $27.50/$35/$42.50 bull call spread risk reversal was put on 2,500 times for a $0.90 debit. Volume was above the open interest in all three options. Option activity is 4x the average daily volume.
GPS- 3,205 Aug 8 weekly $39.50 puts were purchased for $0.65 each, against open interest of 230 contracts. Shares of Gap put in a lower high above $41 on Wednesday with support at $39. A break below there would signal for a move to $38.
KING- Roughly 2,000 Aug $19 calls were purchased for $1.50 each, against open interest of 1,246 contracts. Earnings are due out on 8/12. The stock recently tested the $18.20 support level.
TITN- Sizable buying in the Sep $12.50, $15 and Dec $15 puts this morning. Put activity is 26x the average daily volume. Titan Machinery is down for the 8th … Read More »


2014-04-25 Unusual Options Activity (GPS) (YNDX)

Posted on April 25th, by Mitchell Warren in Options Risk Management, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-04-25 Unusual Options Activity (GPS) (YNDX)

 Unusual Options Activity

In today’s Unusual Options Activity Report we highlight call buying in Gap (GPS) and Yandex (YNDX).

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2013-11-21 Smart Money Report (GPS) (P)

Posted on November 21st, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2013-11-21 Smart Money Report (GPS) (P)

Smart Money Report

GPS- The Gap will report Q3 earnings after the bell tonight. Analysts are looking for $0.71 in EPS and revenue of $4.0 billion. The options market is implying a $1.30 move, or 3.12%, in either direction through Friday’s close. Put to call ratio in (GPS) options is currently 1.46, led by a seller of 2,200 Mar. 2014 $38 puts for $1.17 each.
P- Another notable name to release quarterly results tonight will be Pandora Media. Analysts are looking for $0.06 in EPS and revenue of $175 million. Options traders are pricing in a $3.15 move, or 10.67%, in either direction through Friday’s close. The call to put ratio in (P) options is 1.28, led by a large bull call spread risk reversal in the Nov. 29 weekly options.
F- 24,895 Jan. 2014 $18 calls were bought for $0.29 each, against … Read More »



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