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Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on AutoZone (AZO)

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on AutoZone (AZO)

AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 3,668 put options on the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports. This represents an increase of 771% compared to the typical volume of 421 put options. Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating […]
Traders Buy High Volume of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Call Options (ANF)

Traders Buy High Volume of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Call Options (ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders acquired 28,905 call options on the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. This represents an increase of approximately 720% compared to the typical volume of 3,526 call options. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on ANF shares. Analysts at […]
Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Best Buy Co (BBY)

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Best Buy Co (BBY)

Shares of Best Buy Co (NYSE:BBY) were the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 13,541 call options on the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. This represents an increase of approximately 376% compared to the typical daily volume of 2,845 call options. In other Best Buy Co news, major shareholder Richard M. Schulze […]
Bristol-Myers Squibb Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BMY)

Bristol-Myers Squibb Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BMY)

Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) were the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 20,657 call options on the company, Analyst Ratings Network reports. This is an increase of 382% compared to the typical volume of 4,283 call options. In other Bristol-Myers Squibb news, General Counsel Sandra Leung sold 11,746 shares […]
Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Kosmos Energy Put Options (KOS)

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Kosmos Energy Put Options (KOS)

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders acquired 3,321 put options on the stock, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. This is an increase of 669% compared to the typical volume of 432 put options. A number of research firms have recently commented on KOS. Analysts at RBC […]
Traders Buy Large Volume of Molycorp Call Options (MCP)

Traders Buy Large Volume of Molycorp Call Options (MCP)

Shares of Molycorp (NYSE:MCP) were the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock investors purchased 25,602 call options on the stock, StockRatingsNetwork reports. This represents an increase of 663% compared to the typical volume of 3,357 call options. Separately, analysts at DA Davidson downgraded shares of Molycorp from a “buy” rating to a […]
National Bank of Greece Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NBG)

National Bank of Greece Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NBG)

National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock investors purchased 16,222 put options on the company, Analyst Ratings News reports. This is an increase of 520% compared to the average daily volume of 2,615 put options. Separately, analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded shares of National Bank of […]
SandRidge Energy Target of Unusually High Options Trading (SD)

SandRidge Energy Target of Unusually High Options Trading (SD)

SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders bought 3,679 put options on the stock, AR Network reports. This is an increase of approximately 131% compared to the average volume of 1,591 put options. Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at KLR Group downgraded shares of SandRidge Energy […]
Seagate Technology PLC Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (STX)

Seagate Technology PLC Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (STX)

Shares of Seagate Technology PLC (NYSE:STX) were the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. Traders acquired 12,678 call options on the stock, ARN reports. This is an increase of 353% compared to the typical volume of 2,797 call options. In other Seagate Technology PLC news, CEO Stephen J. Luczo sold 50,000 shares of […]
Investors Buy High Volume of Valero Energy Put Options (VLO)

Investors Buy High Volume of Valero Energy Put Options (VLO)

Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders bought 16,854 put options on the stock, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. This represents an increase of 303% compared to the average daily volume of 4,181 put options. A number of research firms have recently commented on VLO. Analysts at Deutsche […]
VMware Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (VMW)

VMware Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (VMW)

Shares of VMware (NYSE:VMW) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 3,515 put options on the company, AR Network reports. This is an increase of approximately 100% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,756 put options. In other VMware news, CFO Jonathan Chadwick sold 23,260 shares of the stock on the open […]
Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) Put Options (XLE)

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) Put Options (XLE)

Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSE:XLE) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders acquired 102,264 put options on the stock, Analyst Ratings Network reports. This represents an increase of 284% compared to the typical daily volume of 26,614 put options. Separately, analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Energy […]
BlackBerry Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BBRY)

BlackBerry Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BBRY)

Shares of BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock investors acquired 25,330 call options on the company, Analyst Ratings News reports. This represents an increase of approximately 182% compared to the typical volume of 8,970 call options. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on BBRY shares. Analysts at Vetr downgraded […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of Dyax Corp. Put Options (DYAX)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Dyax Corp. Put Options (DYAX)

Shares of Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders bought 3,969 put options on the stock, American Banking & Market News reports. This is an increase of 591% compared to the average daily volume of 574 put options. Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Needham & […]
Google Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (GOOG)

Google Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (GOOG)

Shares of Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors bought 23,454 call options on the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports. This represents an increase of 131% compared to the typical daily volume of 10,173 call options. In other Google news, major shareholder Sergey Brin sold 33,332 shares of the stock in […]
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