Schlumberger (SLB) loses $1.26 to $66.91 and a Jan 57.5 – 70 bearish risk-reversal trades on the stock at $1.04, 10000X. The position is possibly closing and comes after a two-week 13.2 percent skid in the share price. Or, a shareholder might have initiated the trade to collar the stock and hedge some of the risk of additional losses in SLB.
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