December 35 puts on Magna International (MGA, news, chart, volatility) are being bought. Total volume is running six times the usual, which includes 8,500 puts and 62 calls early Thursday. 6 trades (4,500, 1,250, 1,000, 500, 500, and 300 contracts) recently printed on the offer for $6.00 a contract. Shares of the Aurora, Ontario auto parts company are down 23 cents to $39.75 and directional sentiment based on today’s early order flow in the options market is 100 percent bearish.
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