2015-03-11 Options Report (C) (COP)
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Open Interest Updates From The Previous Trading Days Action
AECOM (ACM)- June $27.50 put open interest went from 3,632 to 8,398 contracts (more buying yesterday).
Air Products & Chemicals (APD)- Apr $140 put open interest went from 2,077 to 4,280 contracts (selling as part of a bull risk reversal yesterday).
Atmel (ATML)- Apr $9 call open interest went from 3,309 to 5,246 contracts (buying yesterday).
Bank of New York Mellon (BK)- Mar 20 $40 call open interest went from 17,027 to 18,663 contracts (more buying).
Anheuser Busch Inbev SA … Read More »
2014-05-19 Smart Money Report (SPLS) (TIVO)
Smart Money Report
SPLS- Staples is set to announce Q1 earnings before the bell tomorrow morning. Analysts are looking for $0.21 in EPS and revenue of $5.6 billion. The options market is implying a $1.35 move, or 10.12%, in either direction through June options expiration. Put to call ratio in (SPLS) options is currently 1.84, led by buying in the June $14 puts for $1.10. The stock has declined after earnings on the three previous reports.
HFC- 5,319 June $47 puts were sold for $0.50 each, against open interest of 627 contracts. Typically trades 1,343 puts per day. (HFC) trades at a P/E ratio of 11.28x (2014 estimates), PEG ratio of 0.64x (2014 estimates), -8.4% revenue growth (-1.2% in 2015), P/S ratio of 0.49x, 2.55% dividend yield, and has an average analyst price target of $52.50.
KGC- 20k Nov. $5 calls were purchased … Read More »
2014-03-25 Smart Money Report (HFC) (GILD)
Smart Money Report
HFC- 4,691 May $44 puts were sold for $0.55 each, against open interest of 20 contracts. The stock briefly tested the $44 level this month before moving higher.
GILD- 2k Mar. 28 weekly $74 puts were bought for $1.66-$1.88 each, against open interest of 553 contracts. The other big trade in (GILD) was a buyer of 2k Aug. $75 calls for $6.05 each, making a longer-term bullish bet. There was a rollout from 20k May $80 puts (credit) into 20k May $70 puts (debit) yesterday.
SI- 1,400 May $125 puts were sold for $1.30-$1.40 each, against no previous open interest. (SI) trades at a P/E ratio of 14.54 (2014 estimates), 10.9% revenue growth, and a P/S ratio of 1.15x.
SWHC- Over 1,200 June $15 calls were bought for $0.50-$0.60 each, against open interest of 3,708 contracts. Open interest has been building … Read More »