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Traders Purchase Large Volume of Marathon Petroleum Corp Put Options (MPC)

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Marathon Petroleum Corp Put Options (MPC)

Shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) were the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 3,036 put options on the stock, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. This represents an increase of 137% compared to the typical volume of 1,280 put options. In other Marathon Petroleum Corp news, VP Michael G. Braddock sold 1,871 […]
The Gap Sees Unusually High Options Volume (GPS)

The Gap Sees Unusually High Options Volume (GPS)

The Gap (NYSE:GPS) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 4,371 put options on the company, Analyst RN reports. This represents an increase of approximately 125% compared to the average volume of 1,943 put options. In other The Gap news, EVP John T. Keiser unloaded 25,000 shares of […]
GameStop Corp. Target of Unusually High Options Trading (GME)

GameStop Corp. Target of Unusually High Options Trading (GME)

Shares of GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 12,009 put options on the company, American Banking News.com reports. This represents an increase of approximately 128% compared to the typical volume of 5,263 put options. Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Benchmark Co. cut […]
Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Market Vectors Etf Trust (GDX)

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Market Vectors Etf Trust (GDX)

Shares of Market Vectors Etf Trust (NYSE:GDX) were the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 27,794 put options on the company, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. This represents an increase of approximately 124% compared to the average volume of 12,388 put options. Shares of Market Vectors Etf Trust (NYSE:GDX) traded down 2.21% […]
D.R. Horton Sees Unusually High Options Volume (DHI)

D.R. Horton Sees Unusually High Options Volume (DHI)

D.R. Horton (NYSE:DHI) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders bought 3,532 put options on the stock, ARN reports. This represents an increase of approximately 102% compared to the average daily volume of 1,750 put options. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on DHI shares. Analysts at Zacks reiterated […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of RadioShack Put Options (RSH)

Investors Buy Large Volume of RadioShack Put Options (RSH)

Shares of RadioShack (NYSE:RSH) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders bought 2,930 put options on the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports. This is an increase of 186% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,024 put options. RSH has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Wed […]
Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on salesforce.com, inc. (CRM)

Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on salesforce.com, inc. (CRM)

Shares of salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 17,383 put options on the company, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. This is an increase of approximately 302% compared to the typical volume of 4,320 put options. In other salesforce.com, inc. news, CEO Marc Benioff unloaded 60,000 shares of the company’s […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of HollyFrontier Corp Put Options (HFC)

Investors Buy Large Volume of HollyFrontier Corp Put Options (HFC)

Shares of HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders bought 5,196 put options on the stock, American Banking News.com reports. This is an increase of 645% compared to the average daily volume of 697 put options. In other HollyFrontier Corp news, SVP James M. Stump sold 4,000 shares of the […]
AT&T Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (T)

AT&T Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (T)

Shares of AT&T (NYSE:T) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Traders bought 39,763 call options on the company, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. This represents an increase of 140% compared to the typical volume of 16,592 call options. In other AT&T news, Director Matthew K. Rose acquired 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction […]
PepsiCo Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (PEP)

PepsiCo Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (PEP)

Shares of PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders bought 8,750 call options on the stock, Analyst Ratings News reports. This represents an increase of approximately 171% compared to the average volume of 3,232 call options. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on PEP shares. Analysts at Argus […]
Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on eBay (EBAY)

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on eBay (EBAY)

Shares of eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Traders acquired 43,620 call options on the company, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. This represents an increase of 252% compared to the typical daily volume of 12,400 call options. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on EBAY shares. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus […]
Johnson & Johnson Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (JNJ)

Shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) were the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors bought 24,910 call options on the stock, American Banking News reports. This represents an increase of 408% compared to the typical volume of 4,903 call options. A number of research firms have recently commented on JNJ. Analysts […]
GameStop Corp. Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (GME)

GameStop Corp. Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (GME)

Shares of GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 11,760 call options on the company, American Banking and Market News reports. This is an increase of 445% compared to the average daily volume of 2,158 call options. GME has been the subject of a number of recent research […]
salesforce.com, inc. Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (CRM)

salesforce.com, inc. Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (CRM)

Shares of salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Investors purchased 36,894 call options on the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports. This is an increase of 471% compared to the average daily volume of 6,464 call options. In other salesforce.com, inc. news, CEO Marc Benioff unloaded 60,000 shares of the stock in […]
Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on AstraZeneca plc (AZN)

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on AstraZeneca plc (AZN)

Shares of AstraZeneca plc (NYSE:AZN) were the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors bought 20,242 call options on the company, Analyst Ratings News reports. This is an increase of approximately 544% compared to the typical daily volume of 3,143 call options. AZN has been the subject of a number of […]
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