Host Hotels and Resorts (P/C Chart, news, volatility) Feb 5 puts are active after a player sold 19,000 contracts for 25 cents. Existing open interest is 23,168 and is the result of similar put writing on January 12 and 13 when the stock was near $6.50. Looks like they might be adding to a position, perhaps willing to buy a substantial amount of shares for $5.
About the Author (Author Profile)
Frederic Ruffy is a well-known trader, writer, and strategist who has spent years educating investors and creating intelligent, insightful, unbiased market observations that are frequently cited by the Wall Street Journal and other financial publications. As senior analyst, Fred provides frequent and regular notes and daily updates for activity of interest.