Tyson (TSN) shares gained 23 cents to $11.17 and options order flow seemed to reflect expectations for higher prices Friday. The top trade of the day was 3,200 July 12.5 calls for 70 cents on the ISE, where data indicate the trade was an opening customer call buy. 6,600 traded total, with 79 percent trading at the asking price. Open interest increased to 6,375 from 766 contracts, the activity appears to be new positions in anticipation of a move beyond $12.5 by the July expiration. Earnings expected on May 4.
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