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ASML- Another 1,200 Oct $105 calls were bought for $1.00-$1.75 each, against open interest of 8,190 contracts. Over 6,000 were bought on 8/26. The call to put ratio is 3:1. Call activity is 6x the average daily volume. Implied volatility in ASML Holding rose 14.3% to 26.12.
EWG- 2,550 Apr 2015 $25 puts were sold for $0.55 each, against open interest of 627 contracts. The Germany equity ETF hasn’t been near the $25 level since last September.
QEP- 2,000 Sep $35 calls were purchased for $1.20 each, against open interest of 3,800 contracts. This was tied to 100,000 shares of stock.
URBN- A rollout from 3,000 Sep $37 calls (credit) into 3,000 Oct $39 calls (debit). Volume was above the open interest in the Oct $39 calls.
YHOO- A likely rollout from 5,316 Sep 20 $40 calls (credit) into 7,057 Oct 18 … Read More »
Unusual Options Activity
In today’s Unusual Options Activity Report we highlight a call rollout in Urban Outfitters (URBN) and Yahoo! (YHOO).
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PWRD- Perfect World will report Q2 earnings after the bell tonight. Analysts are looking for $0.30 in EPS and revenue of $109 million. The options market is implying a $3.40 move, or 16.43%, in either direction through September options expiration. Call to put ratio in the Sep. options is currently 4.41.
URBN- Another big Q2 earnings report that will also be released will come from Urban Outfitters. Analysts are looking for $0.48 in EPS and revenue of $768 million. Options traders are pricing in a $3.55 move, or 8.89%, in either direction through Sep. options expiration. The call to put ratio in the Sep. options is heavily in favor of the bulls at 10.68.
BKS- 4,000 Sep. $16 puts were bought for $0.55-$0.70 each, against open interest of 1,016 contracts. Barnes & Noble will report Q1 earnings before the bell tomorrow … Read More »