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2015-05-06 Unusual Options Activity (KSS) (ZNGA)

Posted on May 6th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2015-05-06 Unusual Options Activity (KSS) (ZNGA)

Unusual Options Activity

Acadia Healthcare (ACHC)- 5,000 June $65 puts were sold for $1.75-$1.80. The healthcare services company recently beat Q1 estimates and issued strong FY15 guidance. They priced a 4.5M secondary offering at $66.50 per share last night.
SPDR KBW Regional Banking ETF (KRE)- A rollout from 10,000 May 15 $40 puts ($0.15 credit) into 10,000 June 19 $40 puts ($0.66 debit). The regional bank ETF continues to find buyers on pullbacks to the 50-day EMA, so until this ends its best to stay long/neutral.
Kohl’s (KSS)- A likely rollout from 4,000 May $75 calls ($0.85 credit) into 2,000 May $72.50 calls ($1.90-$1.95 debit). Earnings are due out on May 14th (shares moved higher on 4 out of the last 7 reports).
Wendy’s (WEN)- Roughly 4,000 June $12 calls were purchased for $0.15-$0.20. There was large May $10 call buying yesterday ahead of Q1 report. They announced … Read More »


2015-04-07 Unusual Options Activity (ARNA) (CSCO)

Posted on April 7th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2015-04-07 Unusual Options Activity (ARNA) (CSCO)

Unusual Options Activity

Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA)- 2,000 Oct $5 calls were purchased for $0.60. They received an additional patent for Belviq, their weight loss drug, this morning. Shares have been range bound between $4 and $5 for most of 2015.
Cisco Systems (CSCO)- 8,000 May 15 $27 calls were bought for $1.01-$1.07, against open interest of 4,900 contracts. The stock trades at just 12x earnings and has a multi-billion dollar buyback program and a 3% dividend.
Kohl’s (KSS)- 2,500 Oct $70 puts were purchased for $2.30. This is likely a hedge after the $20 run up year to date.
Outerwall (OUTR)- The May 15 $70/$80 call spread was put on another 2,000 times for a $2.38 debit. This trade happened yesterday for a $2.00 debit. Q1 earnings are due out on May 7th. Shares have moved higher after earnings on 6 straight reports.
Xerox (XRX)- … Read More »



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