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2014-07-18 Smart Money Report (HD) (TTS)

Posted on July 18th, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-07-18 Smart Money Report (HD) (TTS)

Smart Money Report

CIEN- 2,500 Jan 2015 $20 puts were sold for $2.21 each, against open interest of 3,648 contracts. 1,000 were sold for $2.07-$2.08 on 7/10. Since soaring higher on 6/5 following a better than expected Q2 earnings report, Ciena shares have been filling the gap.
HD- A rollout from 7,699 July 25 weekly $78 puts (debit) into 7,699 Aug 29 weekly $78 puts (credit). Volume was above the open interest in the Aug 29 weekly puts. Home Depot shares printed a bullish hammer at $78 earlier this month (also around the 200-day SMA).
KO- 8,921 Aug 16 $42 calls were purchased for $0.85 each, against open interest of 31,687 contracts. Earnings are due out on 7/22. On 7/16, Nomura maintained a buy rating on Coca-Cola, but raised their price target to $54 from $53.50.
TTS- Another 1,250 Feb 2015 $12.50 calls were … Read More »


2014-07-02 Smart Money Report (CP) (WLT)

Posted on July 2nd, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Smart Money Report, Unusual Options Activity. Comments Off on 2014-07-02 Smart Money Report (CP) (WLT)

Smart Money Report

BAC- 35,000 Aug. 16 $17 calls were bought for $0.09-$0.11 each, against open interest of 101,282 contracts. Earnings are due out on 7/16. Bank of America was upgraded at Deutsche Bank to a buy rating last night with a $18 price target.
CP- 4,300 July $175 puts were sold for $1.35 each, against open interest of 333 contracts. Earnings are due out on 7/17. Canadian Pacific Railway trades at a P/E ratio of 17.38x (2015 estimates), PEG ratio of 0.73x (2015 estimates), 7.7% revenue growth, and has an average analyst price target of $193. On 6/30, Barclays maintained a overweight rating with a $196 price target. The stock has moved higher after earnings on the last three reports.
SPLS- The Jan. 2015 $9/$13 bull risk reversal was put on 10,000 times for a $0.05 debit. Volume was above the open … Read More »



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