Smart Money Report
AA- 8,000 Dec $15 puts were purchased for $0.56 each, against open interest of 22,748 contracts. Alcoa earnings are due out tonight. The stock has moved higher after earnings on 3 out of the last 4 reports (currently trading right at the 100-day SMA). The options market is implying a $0.84 move through the end of the week.
AUY- 7,500 Jan 2015 $5 puts were sold for $0.19 each, against open interest of 4,916 contracts. The Gold ETF (GLD) is so far holding on the test of $115 (held on the correction in June and December of 2013).
DOW- 10,000 Nov 22 $50 calls were purchased for $1.25 each, against open interest of 6,292 contracts. This was tied to 350,000 shares. Dow Chemical earnings are due out on 10/22.
INFI- 5,000 Oct $12 puts were bought for $0.30 each, against open … Read More »
Unusual Options Activity
In today’s Unusual Options Activity Report we highlight call buying in Dow Chemical (DOW) and put buying in Infinity Pharmaceuticals (INFI).
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ADT- 4,500 Apr. $43 calls were bought for $0.84-$0.85 each, against open interest of 6,027 contracts. Earnings are due out on 1/30.
ETFC- A rollout from 2,642 Apr. $18 calls (credit) into 2,500 July $20 calls (debit). Volume was above the open interest in the July $20 calls.
INFI- 2,000 Feb. $12 puts were sold for $0.60 each, against open interest of 822 contracts. Earnings are due out on 2/4.
NBR- 5k June $19 calls were sold for $0.78 each, against open interest of 126 contracts.
RDN- The May $14/$16/$18 bull call spread risk reversal was put on 10,000 times for a $0.00 debit. Volume was above the open interest in all three options. Earnings are due out on 2/11.
TWTR- Twitter was initiated with a buy rating and a $75 price target at Stifel Nicolaus this morning. The call to put ratio … Read More »