The Limited (LTD) loses 39 cents to $45.93 and one strategist sells 12000 April 40 puts on the stock to buy 6,000 April 47 – 50 call spreads. 32.5 cents was paid on the three-way, which looks opening and tied to 288K shares at $45.93. Shares hit a morning low of $45.38 after the retailer reported an 8 percent increase in February same-store sales. However, the stock is now 1.7 percent off those lows and up 14.3 percent year-to-date. LTD notched a new 52-week high of $47.11 Tuesday, just a few trading days after earnings were last reported (2/22).
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