Ryland (RYL) edges up a penny to $20.58 on light volume of 600K shares, which is about half the expected turnover for the homebuilder. Yet, calls on the stock are busy today. 4,060 contracts so far. The flow includes a multi-exchange sweep of 820 June 19 calls for $1.93 per contract. Customers are buying to open, according to data from ISE. 3,125 now traded against 174 in open interest. Jul 19 and 21 calls on RYL are seeing interest as well and bullish trading comes ahead of a Deutsche Bank Industirals and Materials conference presentation tomorrow.
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