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2015-04-20 Unusual Options Activity (ILMN) (MCD)

Posted on April 20th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2015-04-20 Unusual Options Activity (ILMN) (MCD)

Unusual Options Activity

AbbVie (ABBV)- More than 3,000 May 15 $65 calls were bought for $1.35-$1.63, against open interest of 27,462 contracts. There was big buying in these for $0.85-$0.90 on April 15th. Plus there remains large open interest in the May 15 $60 calls. Earnings are due out on April 23rd.
DaVita HealthCare Partners (DVA)- 3,500 May 15 $80 puts were sold for $0.75-$0.90. Q1 earnings are due out on May 4th (shares held on the test of $80 earlier this month).
Illumina (ILMN)- Another 1,500 May 15 $195 calls were bought for $7.70-$7.80, against open interest of 1,529 contracts. On April 16th, 1,500 were purchased for $6.30-$6.40. Q1 earnings are due out on April 21st.
McDonald’s (MCD)- 4,800 June $92.50 calls were bought for $4.75, against open interest of 1,726 contracts. Earnings are due out on April 22nd. Large open interest has … Read More »


2015-03-03 Unusual Options Activity (C) (GOGO)

Posted on March 3rd, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2015-03-03 Unusual Options Activity (C) (GOGO)

Unusual Options Activity

C- In the first two hours of trading call activity was more than 50% above the average daily volume at 86K+ contracts. This action was primarily buying in the Mar 20 option expiration (buyer of 7,500 Mar 20 $54.50 calls for $0.83). In total the call to put ratio was just under 3:1. Citigroup shares are up for the fifth consecutive week, but still have room to run before hitting near-term resistance at the $55 level. The stock trades at a P/E ratio of 10.04x (2015 estimates), price to sales ratio of 2.31x, and a price to book ratio of 0.81x. This morning JPMorgan Chase upgraded shares to overweight from neutral and raised their price target to $58 from $54. See below on SpringLeaf about the recent deal they did that is helping both stocks.
FAST- Someone rolled out … Read More »



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