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Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Sees Unusually High Options Volume (CY)

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Sees Unusually High Options Volume (CY)

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Investors acquired 6,977 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 102% compared to the typical daily volume of 3,452 call options. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) opened at 14.65 on Monday. The company has a 50 day […]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:KO)

Coca-Cola Company (The) Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:KO)

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock investors purchased 7,553 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 151% compared to the average daily volume of 3,007 call options. Shares of Coca-Cola Company (KO) opened at 45.03 on Monday. The stock has a market […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)

BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Traders purchased 5,637 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 118% compared to the average daily volume of 2,582 call options. A number of research firms have recently issued reports on BP. Jefferies Group LLC set a $36.00 price […]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Sees Unusually High Options Volume (DOW)

Dow Chemical Company (The) Sees Unusually High Options Volume (DOW)

Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors purchased 10,587 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 245% compared to the average daily volume of 3,067 call options. Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. […]
Traders Buy Large Volume of Skechers U.S.A. Call Options (NYSE:SKX)

Traders Buy Large Volume of Skechers U.S.A. Call Options (NYSE:SKX)

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (NYSE:SKX) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Traders purchased 5,648 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 194% compared to the typical volume of 1,924 call options. Shares of Skechers U.S.A. (NYSE:SKX) opened at 28.50 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $4.43 […]
Guggenheim CurrencyShares Euro Trust Sees Unusually High Options Volume (FXE)

Guggenheim CurrencyShares Euro Trust Sees Unusually High Options Volume (FXE)

Guggenheim CurrencyShares Euro Trust (NYSE:FXE) saw unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock investors bought 7,732 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 144% compared to the average daily volume of 3,173 call options. Guggenheim CurrencyShares Euro Trust (NYSE FXE) opened at 112.85 on Monday. Guggenheim CurrencyShares Euro Trust has a […]
Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on McDonald’s Corporation (MCD)

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on McDonald’s Corporation (MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders purchased 13,932 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 193% compared to the typical volume of 4,747 call options. Several brokerages have recently commented on MCD. UBS AG set a $143.00 price target on shares of McDonald’s Corporation […]
Phlx Gold And Silver Sector Index Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:XAU)

Phlx Gold And Silver Sector Index Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:XAU)

Phlx Gold And Silver Sector Index (NYSE:XAU) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Investors purchased 8,002 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 302% compared to the average volume of 1,989 put options. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This story was first reported by [[site]] and is the property of […]
PRA Group Target of Unusually High Options Trading (PRAA)

PRA Group Target of Unusually High Options Trading (PRAA)

PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders bought 5,520 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,907% compared to the typical daily volume of 275 call options. In other PRA Group news, Director Geir Olsen purchased 142,000 shares of the firm’s stock […]
Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB)

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB)

Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) was the target of unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock investors bought 7,346 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 114% compared to the typical volume of 3,429 put options. In related news, Director Tore I. Sandvold sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated […]
Traders Purchase Large Volume of Apache Corporation Put Options (APA)

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Apache Corporation Put Options (APA)

Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders bought 5,279 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 250% compared to the average daily volume of 1,507 put options. In other Apache Corporation news, Director Rene R. Joyce bought 10,000 shares of the business’s stock […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Dillard’s (NYSE:DDS)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Dillard’s (NYSE:DDS)

Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Traders purchased 5,938 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 670% compared to the average daily volume of 771 call options. Several research analysts recently weighed in on DDS shares. BidaskClub upgraded Dillard’s from a “hold” rating to a […]
Traders Purchase High Volume of V.F. Corporation Put Options (VFC)

Traders Purchase High Volume of V.F. Corporation Put Options (VFC)

V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders acquired 12,855 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 425% compared to the typical daily volume of 2,447 put options. Shares of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) opened at 58.65 on Monday. The company has a market […]
Merck & Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (MRK)

Merck & Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (MRK)

Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Investors bought 20,366 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 520% compared to the typical daily volume of 3,284 put options. In other news, Director C Robert Kidder sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock […]
Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Skechers U.S.A. (NYSE:SKX)

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Skechers U.S.A. (NYSE:SKX)

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (NYSE:SKX) saw unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock traders acquired 10,416 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 517% compared to the average daily volume of 1,689 put options. Several research firms have commented on SKX. Vetr upgraded Skechers U.S.A. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” […]
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:COG)

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:COG)

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Friday. Investors acquired 10,328 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 775% compared to the average daily volume of 1,181 put options. In related news, insider Todd M. Roemer sold 3,737 shares of Cabot Oil & […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of Range Resources Corporation Put Options (RRC)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Range Resources Corporation Put Options (RRC)

Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors bought 5,293 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 816% compared to the average daily volume of 578 put options. A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Citigroup Inc. cut their price target […]
Traders Purchase High Volume of Wipro Limited Put Options (NYSE:WIT)

Traders Purchase High Volume of Wipro Limited Put Options (NYSE:WIT)

Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Investors acquired 5,200 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,988% compared to the typical daily volume of 249 put options. A number of research firms have recently issued reports on WIT. Bank of America Corporation boosted […]
Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW)

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW)

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 86,338 call options on the company. This is an increase of 661% compared to the typical volume of 11,338 call options. In related news, insider Richard D. Maltsbarger sold 11,672 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction […]
Investors Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 6,031 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 231% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,822 put options. COST has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Gordon Haskett initiated […]
S&P 500 INDEX Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (INDEXCBOE:SPX)

S&P 500 INDEX Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (INDEXCBOE:SPX)

S&P 500 INDEX (INDEXCBOE:SPX) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 238,508 call options on the company. This is an increase of 131% compared to the average daily volume of 103,402 call options. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: “[[title]]” was originally published by [[site]] and is the sole property of of […]
Traders Buy High Volume of Mylan N.V. Call Options (MYL)

Traders Buy High Volume of Mylan N.V. Call Options (MYL)

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 18,942 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 589% compared to the typical daily volume of 2,749 call options. In other news, President Rajiv Malik sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a […]
Microsoft Corporation Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 91,928 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 352% compared to the typical volume of 20,348 put options. In related news, EVP Christopher C. Capossela sold 4,927 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, […]
Traders Purchase Large Volume of Microsoft Corporation Call Options (MSFT)

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Microsoft Corporation Call Options (MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Investors acquired 163,423 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 364% compared to the average daily volume of 35,240 call options. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ MSFT) opened at 73.79 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $569.70 […]
The Hain Celestial Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:HAIN)

The Hain Celestial Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:HAIN)

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Traders bought 16,985 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 343% compared to the typical daily volume of 3,830 call options. Shares of The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) opened at 43.76 on Friday. The company’s 50 day […]
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