DJ Real Estate ETF (IYR) has added 2 cents to $62.19 and an investor buys 34,700 Sep 59 puts at $1.95 each. The hefty premium purchase was tied to 893,700 shares at $62.35 and appears to be a new position in the exchange-traded fund. IYR, which holds a basket of REITs and real estate companies, has performed well lately — up 6.9 percent in a little more than two weeks. Today’s put buyer might be bracing for heightened volatility in the sector from now through September.
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