Estee Lauder (EL) adds 62 cents to $53.54 and a multi-exchange sweep of 3,000 July 50 puts trades on the stock for 35 cents per contract when the market was 20 to 35 cents. 3,164 now traded against 269 in open interest. The stock is down 20 percent since April and today’s flow might express concern about additional losses over the next few weeks. No news on the ticker. Earnings expected mid-August and after the July expiration.
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