Smart Money Report
AMAT- 5,000 Jan. 2015 $21 calls were bought for $1.10-$1.12 each, against open interest of 5,245 contracts. Earnings are due out tomorrow. There has been large Jan. 2015 call buying in the last 2-3 months.
NBR- 3,000 Sep. $26 calls were bought for $1.95 each, against open interest of 902 contracts. This was tied to a sale of 162k shares for $26.08 each. There was large buying in the June $25 calls too.
NUS- 1,800 June $75 puts were purchased for $3.70 each, against open interest of 3,249 contracts. Implied volatility rose 9.7% to 44.10. Net call premium was -$25K vs. net put premium of +$584K. On a close below $75 in Nu Skin Enterprises, we’ll likely see a retest of the $68-$70 support level.
RMTI- A rollout from 3,095 May $11 puts (credit) into 3k June $9 puts (debit). Volume … Read More »
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RMTI- The Feb. 2014 $7/$8 put spread was put on 10k times for a $0.60 debit. Volume was above the open interest in both options. Shares of Rockwell Medical Technologies are up 3.88% today. He/she is looking for a move down to $7 by February 2014 options expiration.
STJ- 1,200 Oct. $55 calls were purchased for $0.70-$0.80 each, against open interest of 806 contracts. St. Jude Medical shares are higher by 3.65%.
TLT- 2k Oct. 4 weekly $105 calls were bought for $0.99-$1.01 each, against open interest of 318 contracts. Shares of the iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund are at the lows of the day, but are up 0.63%.
AAPL- Apple shares have added 0.36% today, following a test of the $490 level this morning. The call to put ratio in the Sep. 13 weekly options is 1.49, led … Read More »
Unusual Options Activity
In today’s Unusual Options Activity Report we highlight a large put spread purchase in Rockwell Medical (RMTI) and sizable call buying in St. Jude Medical (STJ).
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