Jack in the Box (JACK) loses 62 cents to $23.20 and 6000 Sep 25 calls are bought on the stock for $1.10 per contract. The position is opening and tied to 240K shares at $23.20. The stock is on a four-day 4 percent losing skid, but up 15.5 percent year-to-date. A 52-week high of $24.17 was set on March 29. Today’s call buyer seems to be anticipating a move beyond that level through September.
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