Opening put buyers in The Limited (LTD) ahead of March same store sales numbers. The company will broadcast results Thursday at 7:30 ET. Shares are down 19 cents to $25.54 today and April 25 puts are the most actives. 3388 traded (99% Ask) and implied volatility is up 4 percent to 33. Another 1000 May 25 puts changed hands. Volume exceeds open interest in both contracts and ISEE data (at 97% or 2120 puts on the ISE) confirm that customers are buying-to-open new positions ahead of the news.
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