Metlife (MET) adds $1.58 to $31 after the Federal Reserve extended the company’s deadline to submit a new capital plan to Sep 30 from June 12. Shares, which suffered a three-month 23.3 percent loss prior to today, are moving up and options volume on the insurance company is 29,000 calls and 7,200 puts. a 7600-lot of Aug 33 calls traded for 77 cents when the market was 75 to 78 cents and appears to be a new position. 20,200 traded. July 32, Jan 35 and July 31 calls are the next most actives in MET and 30-day ATM vols are up 2 percnet to 31.5.
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