Unusual Options Activity
Bank of America (BAC)- 6,000 Nov $18 calls were purchased for $0.69, against open interest of 140,402 contracts. Also, there was bullish flow into the Aug 21 $18 calls. Q2 results came in better than expected today (topping both the top and bottom Wall Street estimates).
Centene (CNC)- The Sep $67.50/$80 bull risk reversal was put on another 1,000 times for a $1.10. This was done 4,000 times earlier this month. They agreed to acquire Health Net for $6.8B in a cash and stock deal earlier this month.
Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV)- More than 4,000 Nov $2 puts were purchased for $0.15-$0.20. The long-term downtrend remains intact as EPS estimates for 2015 and 2016 continue to be revised lower nearly every month ($0.05 to -$0.11 for 2015 estimates in just 3 months).
Coca-Cola (KO)- There was a likely rollout from 10,016 Aug … Read More »