Ann Taylor (ANN) is up $1.43 to $23.13 and June call options are seeing some interest today. 3430 Jun 22.5s traded (100 percent Ask). Another 1346 Jun 25s changed hands (also Ask). Looks like buyers using sweep routers to buy calls and open new positions. ISEE data hint at non-customer or firm buyer. Implied volatility is up about 3 percent to 62. It might be an earnings play, due around May 21.
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