Applied Micro Circuits (AMCC), a Sunnyvale, CA integrated circuit maker, is down 5.8 percent to $10.93 in cautious trading ahead of earnings, due out after the closing bell. After touching a new 52-week high Monday, shares have now suffered a three-day 10.6 percent setback. Meanwhile, in the options market, order flow has turned bullish, with 1294 Nov 12.5 calls traded. 100 percent traded at the ask. The top trade is a 115 lot at 90 cents on CBOE. Oppenheimer said yesterday that Applied Micro should report a solid beat and also raise quarter, per Fly On the Wall.
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