Smart Money Report
AMAT- Another 14,000 Jan. 2015 $22 calls were bought for $0.71-$0.73 each, against open interest of 111,946 contracts. Earnings are due out tonight. There has been large Jan. 2015 call buying in Applied Materials recently.
CCK- Sizable buying in the July $48 and Oct. $46 puts today. Volume was above the open interest in both options. Put activity is 17x the average daily volume. Crown Holdings shares hit a new 52-week high yesterday and trades at a P/E ratio of 14.32x (2014 estimates), PEG ratio of 1.10x (2014 estimates), P/S ratio of 0.77x, has 6.8% revenue growth, and has an average analyst price target of $52. Given the strong fundamental and technical take, this could be a hedge on a long stock position after the recent run up.
GT- 10,000 Oct. $27 calls were purchased for $1.13-$1.24 each, against open … Read More »