Big Print in MGIC (MTG) after one strategist paid 42 cents for Mar 4.5 calls, 40,000X vs 2.5 million shares at $4.49. It possibly closes out a position opened last week. On Feb 7, 14,286 traded at a VWAP of 50.2 cents. On Feb 9, 28,791 traded at 47.3 cents. MTG is unchanged since Feb 9 and the calls are being bought back to close. Implied volatility is up 10 percent and remains elevated at 81.5 percent today. Earnings were reported on Jan 24.
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