Urban Outfitters (URBN) hit a low of $31.45 early, but was recently trading up 15 cents to $32.37. Meanwhile, 3031 Sep 33 calls have traded in the name. The action includes a sweep of 1651 Sep 33 calls at the $1.30 asking price, which is an opening customer buyer, according to ISEE data. Implied volatility is flat at 41.5. Shares of the Philli-based retailer are down more than 20 percent since late April and some traders might be taking positions in anticipation of a rebound ahead of an Aug 16 (after market) earnings release.
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