Forest Oil (FST) is up a penny to $21.91 and bullish flow is detected, for a second day. Buyers of Oct 22.5 calls surfaced early Monday. Today, the focus is on Oct 22.5 and Feb 20 calls. The top trade is a lot of 432 Feb 20s for $4.00 on the ISE, an opening customer buyer, according to sentiment data. 1,145 calls traded today on the ISE (or 77 percent of the activity) are opening customer buyers. Stifel Nicolaus initiated the Denver-based oil and gas company with a Buy rating yesterday. FST also announced Monday that its bank group reaffirmed its borrowng base related to credit maturing in June 2012. Implied vols (average) are around 62 (+1).
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