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KB Home Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (KBH)

KB Home Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (KBH)

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders acquired 2,253 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,373% compared to the average daily volume of 153 put options. Several research firms have recently weighed in on KBH. Bank of America Corporation reiterated an “underperform” rating and set a […]
Activision Blizzard Sees Unusually High Options Volume (ATVI)

Activision Blizzard Sees Unusually High Options Volume (ATVI)

Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors bought 5,284 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 413% compared to the average volume of 1,031 call options. In related news, CEO Riccardo Zacconi sold 19,761 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 17th. The […]
Investors Purchase Large Volume of The Hain Celestial Group Call Options (HAIN)

Investors Purchase Large Volume of The Hain Celestial Group Call Options (HAIN)

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 1,132 call options on the company. This is an increase of 240% compared to the average volume of 333 call options. Shares of The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) traded up 1.683% during midday trading on […]
Traders Purchase High Volume of Marvell Technology Group Put Options (MRVL)

Traders Purchase High Volume of Marvell Technology Group Put Options (MRVL)

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 4,015 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,393% compared to the typical daily volume of 269 put options. Shares of Marvell Technology Group (MRVL) traded up 1.31% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, […]
Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Applied Materials (AMAT)

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Applied Materials (AMAT)

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders bought 1,133 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 183% compared to the typical volume of 400 put options. Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) traded up 0.98% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $42.30. 7,976,535 shares of the company’s stock were […]
Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares Target of Unusually High Options Trading (FAS)

Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares Target of Unusually High Options Trading (FAS)

Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (NYSEARCA:FAS) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders bought 720 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 105% compared to the average volume of 351 call options. Shares of Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (FAS) traded up 3.82% during midday […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Call Options (CY)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Call Options (CY)

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors bought 1,178 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 274% compared to the average volume of 315 call options. Shares of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) traded up 7.841% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $14.235. 10,225,428 […]
Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 2,896 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 184% compared to the average daily volume of 1,021 put options. SBUX has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Vetr cut shares of Starbucks […]
Continental Resources Sees Unusually High Options Volume (CLR)

Continental Resources Sees Unusually High Options Volume (CLR)

Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CLR) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 1,888 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 774% compared to the typical volume of 216 put options. Shares of Continental Resources (CLR) traded up 0.23% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $30.86. 2,488,081 shares of the stock […]
J P Morgan Chase & Co Sees Unusually High Options Volume (JPM)

J P Morgan Chase & Co Sees Unusually High Options Volume (JPM)

J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 10,579 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 134% compared to the typical volume of 4,517 call options. Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Instinet restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $84.00 […]
Barrick Gold Corporation Target of Unusually High Options Trading (ABX)

Barrick Gold Corporation Target of Unusually High Options Trading (ABX)

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) (TSE:ABX) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 2,288 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 155% compared to the average daily volume of 898 put options. Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) traded up 0.354% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching […]
Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Sears Holdings Corporation Call Options (SHLD)

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Sears Holdings Corporation Call Options (SHLD)

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 2,092 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 647% compared to the average volume of 280 call options. Several research analysts have weighed in on the company. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reiterated a “sell” rating […]
Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 1,218 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 102% compared to the average daily volume of 604 call options. In related news, insider Brian John Smith sold 87,800 shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) stock in […]
Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on FireEye (FEYE)

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on FireEye (FEYE)

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Traders bought 1,048 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 482% compared to the average daily volume of 180 put options. Shares of FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) traded up 1.95% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $15.71. The stock had a […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of Marvell Technology Group Call Options (MRVL)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Marvell Technology Group Call Options (MRVL)

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors bought 10,259 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,709% compared to the typical volume of 567 call options. A number of research analysts have commented on the stock. B. Riley restated a “buy” […]
Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Workday (WDAY)

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Workday (WDAY)

Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders acquired 519 put options on the company. This is an increase of 193% compared to the average daily volume of 177 put options. Shares of Workday (NYSE WDAY) traded up 0.23% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $98.59. The stock […]
Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Baidu Put Options (BIDU)

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Baidu Put Options (BIDU)

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 2,009 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 171% compared to the average volume of 740 put options. Several brokerages have commented on BIDU. Jefferies Group LLC set a $188.00 price target on shares of […]
Applied Materials Sees Unusually High Options Volume (AMAT)

Applied Materials Sees Unusually High Options Volume (AMAT)

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders acquired 2,909 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 195% compared to the average daily volume of 987 call options. AMAT has been the subject of several recent research reports. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a […]
Traders Buy High Volume of Activision Blizzard Put Options (ATVI)

Traders Buy High Volume of Activision Blizzard Put Options (ATVI)

Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 10,103 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 456% compared to the typical volume of 1,816 put options. In other news, CEO Riccardo Zacconi sold 19,761 shares of Activision Blizzard stock in a transaction that occurred on […]
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Traders bought 9,983 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,125% compared to the average volume of 815 call options. TSM has been the topic of several analyst reports. HSBC Holdings plc raised shares of […]
Colfax Corporation Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (CFX)

Colfax Corporation Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (CFX)

Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock investors purchased 12,028 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,693% compared to the average daily volume of 671 call options. Colfax Corporation (NYSE CFX) opened at 38.04 on Wednesday. Colfax Corporation has a 12-month low of $24.62 […]
Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Restoration Hardware Holdings (RH)

Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Restoration Hardware Holdings (RH)

Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (NYSE:RH) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Investors bought 7,260 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 101% compared to the typical daily volume of 3,619 put options. RH has been the subject of several recent research reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. […]
Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Darden Restaurants (DRI)

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Darden Restaurants (DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Investors purchased 15,335 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,708% compared to the average volume of 848 put options. A number of brokerages have issued reports on DRI. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Teck Resources (TECK)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Teck Resources (TECK)

Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TECK) (TSE:TECK) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Investors bought 6,352 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 386% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,308 put options. Several analysts have commented on TECK shares. Berenberg Bank raised shares of Teck Resources […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of Parker-Hannifin Corporation Put Options (PH)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Parker-Hannifin Corporation Put Options (PH)

Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) saw unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock traders acquired 6,447 put options on the company. This is an increase of 172% compared to the average daily volume of 2,366 put options. In other news, VP John G. Dedinsky, Jr. sold 2,530 shares of Parker-Hannifin Corporation stock in a transaction on Friday, […]
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