Las Vegas Sands (LVS) drops $1 to $54.88 and a Mar 52.25 – 55 call spread is sold on the stock at $1.62, 23000X. The 55s look opening and the 52.5s, sold for $3.95 today, probably closes a position opened on 1/7 when 26,580 traded for $2.67 (rolling out of Mr 47.25s at $5.50). Shares are up $4, or 7.9 percent, since that time and the winning position is now being rolled to the 55 strike in anticipation of further gains in shares of the casino-operator. Earnings were reported last-Wednesday.
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